May 2019

13 Apr 2019 9:00 AM | Carrie Graham (Administrator)

May 11 2019 Agenda

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  I.          Call to order by Secretary

II.          Welcome to ALL in attendance By Secretary.

  1. Welcome those in attendance through Webinar.
  2. Recognition of ALL Board members in attendance
Governing Officers
  • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, President
  • Terri Goldstein, ACMHC, Secretary & EXEC Chair
  • Dennis Tucker, LCSW, Treasurer & GBAB Chair

Board Members

  • Ellen Behrens, Ph.D., Education & Conference Chair
  • Paul Callister, LCHMC, Past President, Graduate Student Chair
  • Scott Carter, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
  • Terri Goldstein, ACMHC, EXEC Chair,* Secretary
  • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Adviser 
  • Dennis Tucker, LCSW, GBAB Chair, Treasurer
  • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, PRMM Chair, President
  • Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair 

List of Voting Members who are Absent.

  • Ellen Behrens, Ph.D., Education & Conference Chair
  • Paul Callister, LCHMC, Past President, Graduate Student Chair
  • Scott Carter, LCMHC, LPPC Chair
  • Terri Goldstein, ACMHC, EXEC Chair,* Secretary
  • Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presidential Adviser 
  • Dennis Tucker, LCSW, GBAB Chair, Treasurer
  • Julie Tucker, LCMHC, PRMM Chair, President
  • Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair 
 Do we have a Quorum, 5 voting members in attendance? YES/NO

III.          Secretary - Call to Ratify Notes from March

  1. Secretary to call for motion to ratify meeting notes from last month.
  2. Secretary to give the floor to the President.
  3. Meeting called to order.
IV.  Unfinished Business from Last Month.
  1. Motion for policy & procedure for managing the inurement to reimburse UMHCA board members who renew their annual membership dues through AMHCA Unified Dues: I motion for the board to implement a reimbursement policy and procedure for UMHCA board members who renew their annual membership through AMHCA Unified dues. The procedure shall be:

1. Board member is to submit an Email request to the treasurer requesting reimburse and indicating the expiration date of the annual membership.

2. Reimbursement will be made at the conclusion of the member's membership year.

V. Committee Updates & Votes
  1. Executive Committee
    1. New projects
      1. Office space:( Recommendation) The  Executive Committee has determined and is recommending that UMHCA secure an office space. This issue will be put for a vote to approve up to $300 per month for this space.
      2. Attorney subscription: (Discussion) The Executive Committee is working on a new benefit for UMHCA members to partner with a law firm. We are looking at a no liability partnership that will provide subscribed members with defined legal services.
      3. Legislative and Public Policy Committee (LPPC): (Recommendation) The Executive Committee, has determined that the LPPC, which is at the forefront of UMHCA's advocacy efforts needs an expanded structure to meet the demands of this committee's scope of work. The recommendation is to establish a dual-chair structure with one chair overseeing legislative /lobbying/legal concerns and the other overseeing DOPL matters such as licensing and supervision. In addition to the dual-chair structure, the EXEC proposes a student be appointed as co-chair in keeping with other UMHCA committees. Once approved, these recommendations, and related division of responsibilities will be written into the ByLaws.
      4. Stipends for attendees to AMHCA Annual Conference: (Recommendation) Per request of the presidential adviser, the EXEC recommends that UMHCA award a $300 stipend to Gary Otis and Sandi Williams for representing UMHCA at the annual AMHCA conference. 
    2. Update of progress
      1. Liability insurance: (Outcome) Not necessary at this time.
    3. Items for vote
      1. Office Space: I motion for the board to approve up to $300 per month ($3,600 annually) for UMHCA to enter into a Lease Agreement for office space.
      2. LPPC: I motion that the board approve a new dual-chair structure for the Legislative and Public Policy Committee (LPPC), with specific roles and responsibilities outlined in the UMHCA ByLaws.
      3. Stipends: I motion that the board approve a total of $600 for UMHCA to support local representation (presidential adviser, PPAC chair) at the annual AMHCA conference.
    4. Budget changes
    5. Suggestions from Board
  1. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)
    1. New projects
    2. Update of progress
    3. Items for vote
    4. Budget changes
    5. Suggestions from Board
  1.  Education & Conference Committee (EACC)
    1. New projects.
    2. Update of progress
    3. Items for vote
    4. Budget changes  
    5. Suggestions from Board
  1. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM)
    1. New projects
      1. Fall Mini Conference
      2. Promotion
    2. Update of progress
      1. WIll have grad certificates to Paul soon
      2. Passwords will be posted on PRMM procedures page
      3. Training update
    3. Items for vote - NONE
    4. Budget changes - NONE
    5. Suggestions from Board
  2. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC)
    1. New projects
    2. Update of progress
    3. Items for vote
    4. Budget changes
    5. Suggestions from Board
  3. General Board & Advisory Board Committee (GBAB) General Board & Advisory Board Committee (GBAB)
    1. New projects
      1. New Welcome Letter – to be done next GBAB meeting
      2. Online forums for CEUs - as we're getting used to GoToMeeting this will become more likely
      3. Peer Consultation groups- the first one was had on Thursday, May 9th. 
    2. Update of progress 
      1. Peer Consultation Group: 
        1. In total 8 people responded to the interest survey, one on May 8th.
        2. A recurring date and time was set up, 2nd Thursday of each month, from 6:30 to 8 pm, conference room @ 9192 S. 300 W., Sandy UT.
        3.  The room was reserved and schedules 
        4. Text reminder was sent out. Various people expressed interest but couldn't attend. 
        5. GoToMeeting was set up and established.

        6. The meeting was held. Terri and Dennis attended the conference room. Two other attended via GoToMeeting: Jodi from Chicago and Lewis, who physically attempted but went to the wrong address, later joining by GTM. The agenda was set and followed. Introductions were made. ACA's Practitioner's Guide to Ethical Decision Making will be the ethical model used by the group. Three cases were presented, by Jodi, Dennis, and Lewis. 

        7. Things to do next time: Have a sign out front, use the correct address,

    3. Items for vote
      1. None
    4. Budget changes
      1. None currently, though treats for peer consultation groups may require budget consideration.
    5. Suggestions from Board -  
  4. Graduate Student Committee (GSC)
    1. New projects
    2. Update of progress
    3. Items for vote
    4. Budget changes
    5. Suggestions from Board
VI.   Business of Governing Officers
  1. President
    1. President-elect (Discussion)
  2. Secretary
  3. Treasurer - 
    1. Profit & Loss for April: Income - $107.89; Expenses - $1,046.94. Many of those were from the prior month but not removed till this. 
    2. Profit & Loss for Jan. to Apr: Income - $18, 070.22; Expenses - $10,181.46. Net Income - $7,888.76 
  4. Changes done to by-laws
  5. Nomination for Committee Chairs
    1. Nomination for LPCC Co-chair
  6. Volunteer updates

VII. Other Potential UMHCA Issues

  1. Open to floor for discussion
  2. Any issues not already discussed above
VIII. Secretary to close the meeting.


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