Board Meeting Minutes - February 12, 2022

  • 12 Feb 2022 9:52 AM
    Message # 12594952
    Anne Farley (Administrator)

    Utah Mental Health Counselors Association

    February 12, 2022

    Board Meeting Minutes

    Start: 9:02 am

    End:   9:52 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, LMFT for her service at PPAC Chair. 
      2. Resume hybrid UMHCA meeting in March
    5. Business of Governing Officers

      1. President: None
      2. Presidential Advisor Report: 
        1. AMHCA is putting out a lot of information for the No Surprises Act, the original focus of this bill was directed more for ambulances, and medical health. There is a lot to sort out with this Act and it needs more clarification. 
      3. Vice President: None
      4. Secretary: None
      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 
        1. Currently focusing on the Conference and supporting the success.
        2. Updated information on the No Surprises Act had an 85% open rate. 
    6. Committee Business

    1. Executive Committee (EXEC)

    1. New Projects
      1. Nomination of DOPL MHC member due-please email president@umhca.org with your recommendation. This is for the substance abuse, Anna will seek further clarification. 
      2. Paul Callister, is running for secretary of AMHCA. 
    2.  Update of Progress
      1. The Executive committee is continuing to work on coordinating open board positions
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    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.  
      2. UMHCA will continue to track the multiple bills that impact mental health counseling. Board members discussed the opposition between HB 283 and SB 44, and the need for UMHCA members to write letters and communicate to their senators and representatives to help them understand why HB 283 is not in our best interest. 
        1. UMHCA opposition to HB 283 is not needed as a vote. 
    3. Items for Vote
    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. We are currently waiting to hear back on securing the location. It will be catered, the following day will be reserved for NBFE.
      2. Planned two tracks 1. Supervision Certification 2. Speakers 
      3. Program will be hybrid, breakout rooms do have the OWL options, will follow up if the main room will have an OWL. In person max is 145, anticipated registration is around 250. 
      4. Student poster session planned, flyers are being sent out to start the process for review of students posters. 
      5. The upcoming brown bag for the NCMHCE has 60 registrants so far.
      6.  NBFE conference will also bring in revenue.
    3. Items for vote - none 
    4. Budget Changes - none 
    5. Suggestions from Board

    4. Professional Partnership & Associate Partnership Committee (PPAC)

    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
      1. GSEP is interested in fostering a roundtable discussion for graduate students to help them start networking, and having a dialogue around identifying the needs of emerging professionals. 
    3. Items for Vote
    4. Budget Changes
    5. Suggestions from Board

    7. Other Business and Items for Discussion

    1. None

    8.  Adjournment

    1. Motion for adjournment passed, the February 12, 2022 UMHCA Monthly Meeting is adjourned at 9:52 am. 

    Rosanne Farley, ACMHC, Secretary


    Last modified: 12 Feb 2022 10:28 AM | Anne Farley (Administrator)

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