November 25, 2019 Board Meeting Summary

  1. Spring 2020 Workshop with Jeff Georgi. April 17-18, 2020 at ERUUF in Durham. ”Beyond Shame: Taking Another Look at Addiction.” Esther and Russ are co-chairs. Save the Date stage.
  2. Financial discussion.
  3.  Membership Drive – early bird fees until 12/31/19. Lapsed members will be contacted in Jan 2020.
  4. Review of Decoder Ring workshop evaluations, community mtg feedback, etc.
  5. Plans for training/readings/group activities re: diversity issues of inclusion and sensitivity, etc.
  6. Fall 2020 Institute. Peter chair. Planning stage. Asheville, NC location.
  7. Esther will be working w/ Anne Jones of IASWG re: collaboration/co-sponsoring, etc.
  8. Susan will have final update of bylaws for Dec board mtg to seek board approval.
  9. Contract updated for future workshops.
  10. ASA/AGPA/CGPS relationship and working together to benefit all.
  11. Need to develop a refund policy for workshops.
  12. Next meeting on Zoom, Monday 12/16/19 at 7:30pm. Contact Susan to receive Zoom invite if you’d like to attend.

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2019 Board Members:
Susan Orovitz, PhD, CGP – President
Peter Millis, LCSW – President-elect
Moira Artigues, MD, CGP, PLLC – Treasurer
Esther Swim-Wright, LCSW – Secretary (graphic designer/workshop registrar/historian)
Dan Darnell, PhD – Member at large
Russ Hopfenberg, PhD, CGP, FAGPA – Member at large
Frances Patton, LMFT, D.Min – Member at large
Derek Easley, MSW, LCSW – Member at large
Brian Clougherty, MA, MDiv, NCC, LPC – Membership/Marketing Chair
Joan C. Seiffert, LCSW, CGP, PLLC – Nominations Committee Chair

CGPS Board Meeting Summary 11/25/19
1. Spring 2020 Workshop with Jeff Georgi. April 17-18, 2020 at ERUUF in Durham. ”Beyond Shame: Taking Another Look at Addiction.” Esther and Russ are co-chairs. Save the Date stage. 
2. Financial discussion. 
3. Membership Drive – early bird fees until 12/31/19. Lapsed members will be contacted in Jan 2020.
4. Review of Decoder Ring workshop evaluations, community mtg feedback, etc.
5. Plans for training/readings/group activities re: diversity issues of inclusion and sensitivity, etc. 
6. Fall 2020 Institute. Peter chair. Planning stage. Asheville, NC location.
7. Esther will be working w/ Anne Jones of IASWG re: collaboration/co-sponsoring, etc.
8. Susan will have final update of bylaws for Dec board mtg to seek board approval. 
9. Contract updated for future workshops.
10. ASA/AGPA/CGPS relationship and working together to benefit all.
11. Need to develop a refund policy for workshops.
12. Next meeting on Zoom, Monday 12/16/19 at 7:30pm. Contact Susan to receive Zoom invite if you’d like to attend.