April 13, 2005
Call to Order:
Eric opened the meeting at 11:00a.m.
|Richard Pfifer||Vice President||x|
|William Wakeland||District 1||x|
|Danyel Wagner||District 2||x|
|Don Travis||District 3||x|
|Katherine Holtzleiter||District 4||x|
|Rebecca Schrock||District 5||x|
|Laird Thompson||District 6||x|
|Linda Brady||District 7||x|
|Diane Weiss-Bradley||Prob. Adv. Board||x|
|Susan Rice||Trg./Conf. Planner||x|
Others in attendance: Greg Werich
Don moved to accept the March minutes. Richard seconded, all were in favor. Motion carried.
The Education Committee has plans to meet in the near future. Richard states that the Advisory Board would like to see someone from POPAI or Chiefs Executive Committee at their meetings. Don stated he would offer to attend those meetings. The hope is to not duplicate information between the groups. POPAI will be providing an education forum through the Chiefs Executive Committee in May. POPAI will not be formally providing any social activities at the conference.
Awards and Recognition:
Danyel stated the Scholarship Committee met before todays meeting and nominated a recipient to the Board. The Board accepted the recommendation presented. Bill moved to accept the recommendation from the Board. Katherine seconded, all were in favor. Motion carried.
Membership is encouraged to watch the status of bills on important Probation issues at our website . . . www.gopopai.org.
Treasurer, Vice President, Districts 1, 3, 5, and 7 are up for election in September. Outgoing District Representatives were asked to recruit possible replacements. Cherie was appointed Chair of the Election Board. (Danyel, Bill & Katherine were also appointed the committee.)
District Representatives will be responsible for articles to be posted on the website on the following schedule: 1st week of month: Districts 1 & 2, 2nd week of month: Districts 3 & 4, 3rd week of month: Districts 5 & 6, 4th week of month: Districts 7 & 8. A link for Case Clips will be added to the website. Don requests that the Technology Committee meet at 10 a.m. prior to each monthly Board meeting. Discussion followed regarding continuing the poll question on the website. Becky volunteered to make a list of poll questions to be used on the website.
Chiefs Executive Committee:
The Chiefs Executive Committee is scheduled to meet after todays Board meeting. New technology will be the topic of the POPAI sponsored seminar at the Annual Meeting.
Don provided copies of the changes made to the By-laws. A change was made to the student membership section. Don will provide copies to Jennifer via email to include with the July minutes. This will be published information per the By-laws. Don moved to accept the changes to the By-laws. Bill seconded, all were in favor. Motion carried. Becky asked the Board for permission for Jennifer to have POPAI greeting cards printed by Printing Partners. The approximate cost for 300 cards and 300 envelopes is $178.17.
Cherie moved to close the meeting. Bill seconded, all were in favor. Motion carried.
The next meeting will be held at the Annual Probation Officers Meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2005 @ 11:30 a.m.