BOARD MEETING AGENDA - May 9, 2020

6 May 2020 3:10 PM | Terri Elise Goldstein (Administrator)
Utah Mental Health Counselors Association
MAY 9, 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, six (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.  Unfinished Business from Last Month                                                                                       

V. Committee Updates & Votes

1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

  1. AMHCA has changed the June annual conference to a virtual event. Registrants will have the option to apply registrations fees to the virtual event, future on-site events and other fees. UMHCA board members who planned to attend will consider the options.
  2. Supervision Workshop being spearheaded by Ellen is currently on hold.
  3. Strategic Planning Meeting-Anna will address a new timeframe for the board's strategic planning committee meeting, which has been on hold due to COVID-19.
  4. Anna reported that UMHCA and DOPL will hold it's first licensing workshop for counseling students.
  5. UMHCA followed through with a nomination to the Counselor DOPL Board: Abby Crouse
2. New Projects or Concerns
  1. Medicare Reimbursement effort for Senate and House Bills to me merged with next COVID-19 Relief Bill. Julie will send to PRMM/Jim to send email to members.
  2. Mental Health Tsunami- AMHCA is preparing for a mental health crisis and is preparing  public awareness materials. Gray will share an infographic currently being designed.
3. Business of Governing Officers 
  1. EXEC members discussed the challenges and ethics related to insurance paneling and billing in the midst of clinical practice changes.
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) Update of progress
  1. New Projects  
  2. Update of progress  
  3. Items for vote 
  4. Budget Changes 
  5. Suggestions from Board
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. Graduate Student & Emerging Professionals Committee (GSEP)

  1. New Projects
  2. Update of progress
    1. Completed UMHCA orientation/education with UofU students in April 2020
    2. Online Webinar held on 4/30/20 with Paul Carver from DOPL presenting on applying for ACMHC, full licensure, and DOPL Q&A 
  3. Items for vote 
  4. Budget Changes 
  5. Suggestions from Board
8. Business of Governing Officers
  1. President - Executive Committee Presidential Appointments
    1. Vice president
    2. Secretary
    3. Treasurer
    4. Presidential Advisor
  2. President-elect - Strategic Planning
  3. Vice President
  4. Secretary
  5. Treasurer Report        

V. Issues

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



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