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  • 8 Oct 2022 10:34 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    November 12, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Ph.D., Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, LCMHC, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the October 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Thank you to Jim, Kristal & Gray for the amazing Brown Bag last week on the Counseling Compact. 
      2. Wishing everyone a happy (and warm) holiday season. Reminder we will not have an UMHCA monthly meeting in December. I look forward to seeing everyone on January 14, 2023. Even though UMHCA is not having a monthly meeting, the UMHCA Board of Directors is still working for our members. Please continue to reach out. 
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
        1. Utah Coalition of Mental Health Associations. No meeting in Oct, next meeting 11/18. 
        2. Office of Professional Licensure Review (OPLR) Brief Summary. 
          1. UMHCA presentation on OPLR 11.12.2022.pdf
          2. OPLR Proposed List of Regulated Occupations to review.pdf
      2. Executive Director Report  
        1. Brown Bag attendance
        2. Upcoming Conferences Updates
        3. Demand for Ethics
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
        1. Counseling Compact Update 
        2. Counseling Compact Brown Bag on 11/10/2022: OPLR & DOPL Bureau Manager & DOPL MH Board members were present. 
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances: Total: $45,164.87
          1. Zions Checking: $37,805.09
          2. Zions Money Market: $7,125.77
          3. PayPal: $234.01
        2. Statement of Financial Position                   
        3. Statement of Activity Month End 10/31/2022                  
        4. Statement of Activity: Fiscal Year to Date 10/31/2022    
    Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects  
        1. Proposed Reduction in Supervised Practice Months.pdf
    2.  Update of Progress  
      1. Continuing to update UMHCA bylaws 
    3. Items for Vote
      1. Vote occurred on 11/09/2022 to support a stance to oppose reducing the supervised practice months from 24 to 18 months. This was held urgently before the BHWW meeting. The motion passed unanimously. 
        1. This stance is supported by the BHWW, NASWUT, & UAMFT. 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects 
      1. OPLR - LPPC is leading the call to obtain information for OPLR. Focusing on gathering data on impact to consumers and impact to practitioners. LPPC OPLR Research Review.pdf
      2. Legislative Committee Watch 
        1. Conversion therapy bill has been dropped
        2. Surgery Bill is moving forward disallowing minors to have surgery related to altering sex characteristics. LPPC recommends advocating for an inclusion to allow surgery in extreme cases i.e. adolescent with breast growth due to antipsychotic medication or suicidal teen who is self-multilating and at serious risk of death by suicide. LPPC will continue to monitor the committee hearings. 
        3. Brown Bag on Legislature 101 & Advocacy in January (Jessica Black) 
    2.  Update of Progress 
      1. Working on a news blast on education to UMHCA members on how to communicate with UT legislators. 
      2. Reaching out to NBCC for testing data for the NCE & NCMHCE 
      3. Supervision requirements (Bret Dorsett & UT Coalition of MH Ass.) 
      4. BHWW Update (Gray Otis)
    3. Items for Vote  
      1. The purchase of the DOPL list to email licensed therapists a survey related to OPLR research needs
        1. Can we obtain a list of just fully licensed therapists? 
        2. Email vs. addresses vs. both 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes   
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 10 Sep 2022 10:25 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    October 8, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Ph.D., Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, LCMHC, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the September 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Welcome
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
        1. Tri-Therapy Summit Meeting was held on 09/16/2022.
          1.  Renamed to the Utah Coalition of Mental Health Associations (or Professions). Currently working on creating an Assocation of Associations and bylaws. Prior to any final action taken, a full presentation will be made to the UMHCA board for a vote. 
          2. Working jointly on letter of support for supervision qualifications (education) for LCSWs & LCMHCs. 
          3. Planning a Tri-Therapy Summitt for April 2024, already have some potential sponsors and plan to bring a nationally recognized keynote speaker. 
          4. Next Meeting 10/21/2022
        2. Counseling Compact update: Currently 17 states have adopted the Compact with current pending legislation in Wyoming. https://counselingcompact.org/map/
      2. Executive Director Report  
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances: 
          1. Zions Checking: $37,389.52
          2. Zions Money Market: $7,125.04
          3. PayPal: $228.71
        2. Statement of Financial Position                        
        3. Statement of Activity Detail Month End 09/30/2022 
        4. Statement of Activity: Fiscal Year to Date 09/30/2022   
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects  
      1. Strategic Plan was held on 09/10/2022. Minutes Annual Strategic Planning Meeting 2022-2023.pdf
      2. Identified Strategic Goals for 2022/2023

        • Update all Bylaws
        • Update Board of Directors Manual
        • Increase collaboration/relationships with the DOPL board and invite a representative to the UMHCA meetings
        • Increase CE offerings to include a wider range of topics (child therapy)
        • Connect with the Salt Lake VA to encourage hiring of mental health counselors – send a delegation?
        • Focus on professional identity development and understanding
        • Qualified Clinical Supervisor Certification as part of UT legislative initiatives
        • Have a voice in the development of the Counseling Compact
        • Expand membership access across the state
        • Maintain participation in the Utah Coalition of Mental Health Professionals 
    2.  Update of Progress  
      1. Connected with DOPL Bureau Manager and MHC Board regarding Counseling Compact Commission and sent Counseling Compact Letter to DOPL.pdf
      2. Jana Johansen - Bureau Manager is UT's respresentative to the Counseling Compact Commission. 
      3. Continue to work on correcting/updating bylaws. 
    3. Items for Vote
      1.  Restructure the Board of Directors to eliminate the Vice President Position effective 06/30/2023
      2. Change the term of President to 1 year (3-year commitment)
      3. Change the term of President to match the Fiscal year July 1st to June 30th
      4. Agree to an extension of the current President until June 30, 2023 to allow time for a President-Elect to be voted in and trained and to allign with the fiscal year
      5. Change the Dual-Chair of committee’s position to a Chair and Vice Chair with the Vice Chair not having a vote. A Vice Chair position can be student. 
    4. Budget Changes - none 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects (Committee meetings 09/23/22 & 10/06/22)
      1. Additional qualifications to be a clinical supervisor for LCSW & LCMHCs - 6-8 supervision CEs & possible UT law/rule review. Joint support with UMHCA, NASWUT, & UAMFT 
      2. Requesting info from NBCC on NCE & NCCMHCE passage rates with demographic info. 
      3. Collaborating on response regarding DOPLs decision to admend current law to a decrease in supervised practice from 2 years to 18 months. This will be addressed with the BHWW 
      4. Legislative Session 2023 – Appropriation request for Universities, Loan Repayment Program, Minority and Underserved Populations (call for ideas and solutions), Bills Focus on Workforce, Review of Behavioral Health Professions, Social Work Compact, Conversion therapy for minors, reduction in testing standards 

    2.  Update of Progress 
      1. Brown Bag on Counseling Compact 11/10/22 - should we have no charge?
      2. First Counseling Compact Commission meetings scheduled for 10/25 & 10/26/22
      3. Mental Health Access Improvement Act (H.R. 432) – call for members to contact their representatives – draft letter for Utah’s representatives? 
      4. Gray Otis continues to represent UMHCA at the BHWW, last meeting was held on 09/27/2022, next meeting is TBD, but likely in October. 
    3. Items for Vote  - none
    4. Budget Changes - none 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects 
      1. Scheduling an EACC Committee Meeting. 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes   
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 9 Sep 2022 7:49 PM | Anna Lieber (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    September 10, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Ph.D., Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, LCMHC, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the August 2022 Board Meeting
      1. August 2022 Board Meeting Minutes.pdf 
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Welcome
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
        1. Thank you to everyone who assisted at the Fall Conference. 
        2. Tri-Therapy monthly meeting will be held on 09/16/2022. 
          1. Supervision Requirements (SW & MHC)
      2. Executive Director Report  
        1. Fall Conference Report 
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances: 
          1. Zions Checking: $41,998.03
          2. Zions Money Market: $2,124.52
          3. PayPal: $212.81
        2. Statement of Financial Position                         20220831 StatementofFinancialPosition.pdf 
        3. Statement of Activity Month End 08/31/2022                  Final_20220831 StatementofActivityn(Committees).pdf
        4. Statement of Activity: Fiscal Year to Date 08/31/2022    Final_20220831 StatementofActivity-FYTD (Committee).pdf
        5. Statement of Activity Detail Showing first draft of for Committee reporting YELLOW CHANGES TO 20220831 StatementofActivityDetail.pdf
        6. Zions Update 
          1. We are going to ask . If they will not, then we will be looking to leave the back.
          2. Zions and QBOnline are still not talking.
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects  
      1.  2022/2023 Strategic Planning Meeting will be held on 09/10/2022 for all board members. 
      2. Executive Director, Jim Macedone, ACMHC. was hired in April 2021 and in that time has successfully managed UMHCA's communication, increased professional partnerships, conducted our two biggest conferences to date, and completed the Annual Survey and Best of State AMHCA applications, resulting in UMHCA winning Best of State. 
    2.  Update of Progress  
      1. Board & Committee recruitment 5 individuals reached out to be a part of UMHCA committees/board. Anna L. sent an personalized email to each of them and is scheduling zoom meetings to answer questions and determine committee interest. 2 meetings have been held. 
        1. Welcome Jessica Black, LCMHC & Sandra Peterson, LMFT.
      2. Supervision Certification training completed and recorded on 09/02/2022. UMHCA will have the recordings for on-demand training. Estimated cost $900.00. Need to make some edits to the final product with Jim and create quizzes. 
    3. Items for Vote 
      1. Salary increase for Executive Director. 
      2. Purchase of recording for on-demand CE supervision training from NASW-UT. 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
      1. Counseling Compact Education
        1. Potential Brown Bag Training - schedule 
        2. Sending a letter to DOPL and MHC Board to offer our expertise 
        3. Welcome to Jessica Black, LCMHC new Committee member
    2.  Update of Progress 
      1. Kristin & Anna working on letter to DOPL and email blast summary for UMHCA members. 
      2. Scheduling LPPC meeting after the DOPL meeting on 09/14/2022
    3. Items for Vote  - None
    4. Budget Changes - None 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects -
      1. Starting to look at venues for the Spring Conference 
      2. Welcome Sandra Peterson, LMFT new EACC Committee member. 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  - None 
    4. Budget Changes  - None 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
      1. Flyers for recruitment for UMHCA and Poster Session
      2. Preconference for Master's and Phd students
      3. Rehabilitation presentations at the conference?
      4. Liaisons-information to share with their students. 
        1. Upcoming conferences
        2. Legislative updates
        3. DOPL updates
      5. Announcement for brown bag line up
      6. Website 
        1. Poster presentation recording
        2. Resources for students
        3. Preparing for licensure
        4. Recording webinars/seminars for students
        5. Navigating licensure cycles
    2. Update of Progress

    1. Liaison meeting has active representation from UVU, USU, Westminster, and RMU. 

    2. Cords came in. 

    1. Items for Vote
    2. Budget Changes
    3. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


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  • 22 Jul 2022 4:50 PM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    August 13, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the May 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Welcome
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
      2. Executive Director Report  
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances: 20220731 Statement of Financial Position.pdf
        2. Statement of Activity Fiscal Year To-date: 20220731 StatementofActivity-FiscalYTD.pdf 
        3. Statement of Activity: July 2022  20220731 StatementofActivity AffinPay.pdf
        4. QB Online: We have eliminated the budgeting portion of the Quickbooks Online Software bringing the expense down from $193.05 to $169.18. In addition, we are now connected through our bookkeeper so we will receive a further discount.
        5. Follow-up
          1. Budgets: No progress; Zions is still not talking to QBO
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects  
      1. Scheduling for 2022/2023 Strategic Planning Meeting all board members invited. 
    2.  Update of Progress  
      1. Fall Conference Update 
      2. JIm and Anna met with RMU graduates. 
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
      1. Had a committee meeting  and determined goals. Would like suggestions for possible legislative efforts to present this fall. Preparing for legislative session. 
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote  
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects - None 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment

  • 8 Jul 2022 9:17 PM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    July 9, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the May 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Congratulations to all UMHCA members & UMHCA Board Members for receiving AMHCA's award: Outstanding State Chapter for the 2nd time! 
      2. Congratulations to Dr. Gray Otis, LCMHC for receiving AMHCA's Leadership Award. 
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
        1. Schedule Strategic Planning meeting. Be on the look-out for an email with doodle poll to schedule a date.
        2. Thank you to everyone who attending the AMHCA conference. I would like to open the floor for all who attended to share insights and lesson's learned that UMHCA can incorporate. 
      2. Executive Director Report  
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
        1. BHWW update
        2. Bullying
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances: Total: 31,315.28                 
          1. Zions Checking: $28,978.35
          2. Zions Money Market: $2,124.12
          3. PayPal: 212.81
        2. Monthly & YTD Report: : 07-22 board report.pdf
        3. Follow-up: Bookkeeping Services, Budget FY 22-23
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects 
      1. To address the MH workforce shortage, recommendation to open up UMHCA's job boards to all active members for a period of ______ time. Discussion & motion. 
    2.  Update of Progress  
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
      1. Welcome Kristi E. as LPPC's newest committee member. 
      2. Scheduling a committee meeting for July 2022 to develop email blast and priorities for session. 
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote  
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects - None 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment

  • 16 May 2022 3:57 PM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    June 11, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director (non-voting)
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the May 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Resignation of board member Christopher Austin on 05/27/22. Open LPPC - Gray Otis willing to help facilitate LPPC in the interim. 
      2. Anna will be unavailable 6/13/22-6/19/22. Please reach out to Jim and then Ellen for any UMHCA needs. 
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
      2. Executive Director Report  
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. Account Balances 
          1. Zions Checking $29,320.20
          2. Zions Money Market $1,624.09
          3. PayPal $212.81
        2. Monthly & YTD Report: UMHCA_May Performance Report.pdf
        3. Follow-up
          1. Zions/QBO error - still not corrected, requiring manual downloads of accounts from Zion, then upload to QB
          2. Sales tax on promotional items- not necessary between NJ and UT
          3. Transfer of $500 to Money Market- to avoid abandonment to the state
          4. Monthly Bookkeeping
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects 
    2.  Update of Progress  
      1. UMHCA/NASW-UT/UAMFT meeting on July 22, 2022. 
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote  
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects - None 
    2. Update of Progress 
      1. UMHCA & NASW-UT supervision certification training 09/02/22 Tentative 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 9 Apr 2022 10:47 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    May 14, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past-President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Christopher Austin, ACMHC, LPPC Chair
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past President
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the March and April 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Thank you everyone for your work at the UMHCA Conference. 
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
        1. Acknowledgement of Julie Tucker's service to UMHCA and release from board service. 
        2. Feedback from UAMFT 
        3. Now is the the time to keep the conference momentum and reach out to members and ask them to join a committee. Ideas, thoughts, suggestions? 
      2. Executive Director Report  
        1. Annual Conference Info 
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
          1.  Account Balances 

          2. Fiscal Year-to-Date Performance

          3. March 2022/2021 Performance & Comparison


    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects 
      1. Currently seeking a local bookkeepr or accountant for UMHCA books. Please email Terri treasurer@umhca.org if you have suggestions. 
    2.  Update of Progress  
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote  
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects - None 
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 12 Mar 2022 10:14 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    April 9, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past-President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Christopher Austin, ACMHC, LPPC Chair
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Kristal James, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past President
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the February 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Reminder to be inviting professionals to the UMHCA monthly meetings and to engage with committees.
      2. Reminder, my term as president ends January 2023
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
      2. Executive Director Report 
        1. Membership #s
        2. Conference Report 
        3. Professional Partnership
        4. Conference Sponsors
        5. NBFE 
        6. Social Media 
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
          1.  Account Balances 
            1. Updated Account Balances.pdf
          2. Fiscal Year-to-Date Performance
            1. Updated SOA 03-22.pdf
              1. Note: 03/2021: Only revenue is correct.
          3. March 2022/2021 Performance & Comparison
            1. Update compare 3-21 and 3-22.pdf
        1.  D & O Insurance:
          1. New policy year begins 5/23/2022: Cost is $1126.00, and increase of $158. No plans to seek additional estimates.
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects - None 
    2.  Update of Progress 
      1. UMHCA Keynote presentation is in final edit. 
      2. Focusing on annual report 
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects  
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote  
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects - None 
    2. Update of Progress 
      1. CE approval has been submitted
      2. All presenters have confirmed
      3. UMHCA Volunteer needs 
        1. Zoom Monitoring
        2. Hall/table monitors 
        3. Planning volunteer meeting/training prior to conference 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
      1. FInal edit for "I see you" video 
      2. Purchasing swag for conference
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 12 Feb 2022 10:29 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    March 12, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start:  am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past-President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Jordan Briggs, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Karen Tao, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past President
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the February 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President

    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
      2. Executive Director Report 
      3. Presidential Advisor Report
      4. Vice President
      5. Secretary
      6. Treasurer Report
        1. I will do conference registrations on Monday, which will include applying the credits AMHCA has on account.
        2. CLEAN-UP
          1. All payments made through Wild Apricot to Affinipay have been verified as deposited.
          2. Clean-up is going very well. Met with accountant and cleaned up transactions that were incorrectly/not categorized.
          3. Reviewed and corrected Chart of Accounts and affected transactions.
          4. Next step: (1) Finalize clean up: 3/16/2022 (2) Add tags and work with accountant to improve budget started last year (3) Work with bookkeeper for about two months to make sure no more changes are needed (4) Cancel Live Bookkeeper Service no later than 06/30/2022.  This will ensure we start the new fiscal year with a accurate and reliable financial system. 
          1.  Account Balances 
            1. 22FEBStatement of Financial Position.pdf
          2. February 2022 Performance
            1. 22FEBActivity.pdf
          3. Fiscal Year-to-Date Performance
            1. FY22-23 StatementofActivity to February 28, 2022.pdf
    1. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects
    2.  Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote 
    4. Budget Changes 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects - 
      1. Working on a final legislative blast to go to UMHCA
      2. Sending thank you letters to Sen Kennedy and Sen Bramble
    2.  Update of Progress - Legislative Update
      1. SB 237 Counseling Compact has passed! and UT will have a seat on the governing council. 
      2. UMHCA is still evaluating how DOPL will apply the changes to the Mental Health Professional practice act but the two bills (HB 283 & SB 44) have passed. 
    3. Items for Vote - none 
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for vote  
    4. Budget Changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
      1. Currently working and finishing up marketing for the upcoming conference
    2. Update of Progress
      1. PRMM continues to work on expanding membership and committee participation through identifying needs of different committee's to use an an invite to join a committee by having function/purpose. 
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


  • 8 Feb 2022 10:41 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    February 12, 2022

    Board Meeting Agenda

    Start: 9:00 am

    End:   am

    MEETING HELD BY WEBINAR DUE TO COVID-19

    • Explanation of Board Meeting and Protocols by President
    • Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary 
      • Welcome to those in attendance through Webinar
      • Recognition of Governing Officers and Members of the Board 
      • Excused

    Governing Officers

    • Anna Lieber, LCMHC, President
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past-President
    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor

    Board members 

    • Ellen Behrens, LP, LCMHC, Ph.D., Vice President
    • Jordan Briggs, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
    • Anne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary
    • Terri Goldstein, LCMHC, Treasurer
    • Anna Lieber, CMHC, President
    • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Advisor
    • Karen Tao, Ph.D, EEAC Chair
    • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, Immediate Past President
    • Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair
    • Jim Macedone, ACMHC, Executive Director
    1. Call to Order
    2. Recognize a Quorum
    3. Call to ratify the Minutes of the January 2022 Board Meeting
    4. Special Announcements by the President
      1. Expression of gratitude to Sandi Williams for her service at PPAC Chair. 
      2. Resume hybrid UMHCA meeting in March. 
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President 
      2. Presidential Advisor Report
      3. Vice President
      4. Secretary
      5. Treasurer Report
        1.  Account Balances
          1. Checking: $21,698.95
          2. Savings:   $1,624.05
          3. PayPal:   $ 191.61
        2. Fiscal Year-to-Date Performance
          1. Total Revenue: $18,675.43
          2. Total Expenses: $15,402.23
          3. Net Revenue: $3,273.20
            1. FY22 Year-to-Date-Statement of Activity.pdf
        3. January 2022 Performance
          1. Total Revenue: $1,631.50
          2. Total Expenses: $1,716.72
          3. Net Revenue: -$85.21
            1. 01-2022 StatementofActivityDetail.pdf
        4. Clean-up
          1. QB Online, Zions and PayPal now match
          2. AffiniPay reports have been uploaded to QB, waiting to see whether they can take a step back and include them.
            1. A look at the AffiniPay - Monthly Summary for July 2021.pdf
      6. Executive Director Report 

    6. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects
      1. Domination of DOPL MHC member due - please email president@umhca.org with your recommendation.
      2. Paul Callister running for Secretary of UMHCA 
    2.  Update of Progress
      1. Coordinating open board positions
      2. Continuing to work on strategic plan. 
    3. Items for Vote - none
    4. Budget Changes - none
    5. Suggestions from Board

    2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)

    1. New Projects
      1. Tracking 2022 Legislative Session
        1. HB 283 - Mental Health Professional Licensing Amendments: Reducing number of clinical hours required for licensure as a mental health counselor - Opposed by USAAV & BHWW.
        2. SB 44 - Mental Health Professional Practice Act Amendments: increases the maximum amount of time that an individual may practice as an ACMHC or AMFT; repeals a reports requirement; and extends the sunset date for a provision that creates a pathway to obtain licensure as an ACMHC 
        3. Counseling Compact 
    2.  Update of Progress
      1. Currently scheduling an LPPC committee meeting. 
    3. Items for Vote
      1. UMHCA opposition to HB 283 
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    3. Education & Conference Committee (EACC)  

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress 
      1. Preparing for UMHCA Annual Conference on 04/29/22 at Westminster College. 
      2. Planned two tracks 1. Supervision Certification 2. Speakers 
      3. Program will be hybrid
      4. Student poster session planned 
    3. Items for vote - none 
    4. Budget Changes - none 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC) (Hold)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board 

    5. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM) 

    1. New Projects
      1. Expanding membership and committee participation
      2. Marketing for upcoming Conference
      3. Reviewing and identifying Public relations opportunities to expand UMHCA's visibility and brand throughout the State of Utah.
    2. Update of Progress 
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    6. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

    1. New Projects
    2. Update of Progress
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    8.  Adjournment


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