6 Mar 2020 6:19 PM | Terri Elise Goldstein
Utah Mental Health Counselors Association
March, 2020
Board Meeting Agenda


 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
  • Scott Carter, LCMHC, Vice President
  • Terri Goldstein, ACMHC, Secretary
  • Dennis Tucker, LCSW, Treasurer

Board Members

  1. Ellen Behrens, Phd, EACC Chair                                                                
  2. Jordan Briggs, ACMHC, LPPC Chair      
  3. Scott Carter, LCMHC, Vice President                                                     
  4. Carrie Graham, ACMHC, EACC Dual Chair                                                
  5. Anna Lieber, Graduate Student Chair                                                       
  6.  Terri Goldstein, ACHMC, EXEC Chair                                                          
  7. Gray Otis, LCMHC, Presdential Advisor                                                  
  8. Dennis Tucker, LCSW, GBAB Chair                                                              
  9.  Julie Tucker, LCMHC, PRMM Chair                                                            
  10. Sandi Williams, LMFT, PPAC Chair                                                                       

List of Voting Members who are Absent

Do we have a Quorum,  five (5) voting members in attendance?

III.  Secretary - Call to Ratify Notes from January
  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.  Special Announcements by the President 

  1. Upcoming Board Meetings
  2. Annual Conference

V. Committee Updates & Votes

  1. Executive Committee (EXEC)
    1. New Projects
      1. Gray alert the EXEC about the Annual Report. Annual Report was submitted.
    2. Update of progress: 
      1. Revisited UMHCA representation at the AMHCA Annual meeting in June. Gray will contact AMHCA to request that they extend the early bird to  UMHCA.
      2. Revisit previous vote of 8/2019 to clarify:  UMHCA will sponsor the conference registration for members of the EXEC to attend the AMHCA Annual Meeting in June.
      3. Gray reported on the cross-disciplinary supervisor criteria, training, and potential certification. Also discussed offering such training in full at the Fall conference.
2. Legislative & Public Policy Committee. (LPPC)
  1. New Projects
    1. Email Sen Weiler to thank him for work on SB 68
    2. Getting in touch with other Legislative Committees through LMFT, LCSW's, etc.
    3. Committee sign up sheet for annual conference
  2. Update of progress
    1. SB 68 passed
    2. DOPL Meeting March 11 
  3. Items for vote
  4. Budget Changes
  5. Suggestions from Board
3  Education & Conference Committee (EACC) Update of progress
  1. New Projects  None
  2. Update of progress 

     The March 27 Annual Conference was cancelled, due to COVID-19. We will refund all registration fees and vendor table fees and reschedule the Annual Conference to August 2020.  In the intervening months the committee will offer up to 4 hours of live streamed CEs (2 hour ethics, 2 hours suicide).

    As background:

    - The $890 spent on conference mailings will be the only expenses that we will not recoup.

    - We considered cancelling the in person conference and instead recording and posting sessions online.  However, I contacted DOPL to ask if they would consider recorded online sessions as "in person" CEs and they said no.  

    -We hope that live streamed webinars (1-2 hours each) will enable us to recoup our financial loss and will enable registrants to obtain their essential credits well in advance of license renewal in September.  

    -The rescheduled Annual conference will also occur before license renewal, so that participants can still earn all credits in time.  We will announce a rescheduled date ASAP so that registrants know they can still obtain credits in time.  

  3. We discussed the idea of live-streaming the conference on March 27, but agreed that we aren't equipped to live stream 4 concurrent sessions and would need to hire that out, which is likely quite expensive and not feasible at this late date.  

  4. Items for vote - None
  5. Budget Changes - None
  6. Suggestions from Board - Ellen and Jim will email registrants and post an announcement on the website today.  Sandi will contact vendors.
4. Public Relations, Marketing & Membership Committee (PRMM)
  1. New Projects
  2. Update of progress
  3. Items for vote
  4. Budget Changes
  5. Suggestions from Board
5. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC)
  1. New Projects
  2. Update of progress
  3. Items for vote
  4. Budget Changes
  5. Suggestions from Board

6. General Board & Advisory Board Committee (GBAB) - HOLD

7. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

  1. New Projects
  2. Update of progress - Upcoming DOPL training for new graduates and emerging professional on April 16th - will move to online platform and contact Paul Carver to ensure he is still comfortable. 
  3. Items for vote - none 
  4. Budget Changes. - none 
  5. Suggestions from Board
8. Business of Governing Officers
  1. President 
  2. President-elect
  3. Vice President
  4. Secretary
  5. Treasurer Report 
    1. Zion's checking: $32,338.84
    2. Zion's money market: $1,623.40
    3. PayPal: $3,226.21

VII. Other Issues

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

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