2016 Annual POPAI Business Meeting

POPAI Board Meeting Minutes for 09/08/2016

12:15 PM


  • Linda Brady, President
  • Adam McQueen, Vice President
  • Christine Kerl, Treasurer
  • Susan Bentley, Secretary
  • Steve Keele, District 2 Rep
  • Sarah Lochner, District 3 Rep
  • Lakisha Fisher, District 4 Rep
  • C.J. Miller, District 5 Rep
  • Brian Sharp, District 7 Rep
  • Cherie Wood, District 8 Rep
  • Eric Zimmerman, Past President
  • Troy Hatfield, PO Advisory Board Rep
  • Greg Werich, Chief Exec Committee
  • Susan Rice, Training Coordinator

Secretary's Report No report given.

Treasurer's Report Christine Kerl provided updated bank balances to the membership. CHECKING  STARTING BALANCE as of 9/1/15 $ 53,880.19 TOTAL DEPOSITS $ 91,860.29 TOTAL EXPENSES $ 81,089.87 BALANCE AS OF 9/1/16 $ 64,650.61 SAVINGS STARTING BALANCE as of 9/1/15 $ 17,033.65 INTEREST EARNED $ 3.41 BALANCE AS OF 9/1/15 $ 17,037.06 TOTAL ASSETS AS OF 9/1/16 $ 81,687.67 (Increase of $10,773.83 from 9/1/15) TOTAL ASSETS AS OF 9/1/15 $ 70,913.84    

Membership Troy Hatfield, chair of Membership Committee reported:

  • 842 POs
  • TOTAL 897 individual members
  • 34 Corporate Members
  • More than half of Indiana’s approximately 1400 probation officers are POPAI members.

Education No report given.

Chief's Executive Committee No report given.

Juvenile Delinquency Alternative Initiative (JDAI) Update No report given.

Probation Officer Advisory Board Update Troy Hatfield reported that the 2017 PO Annual Meeting would be Tue. May 16 and Wed. May 17.  

Election Election results were presented by Election Committee Chair Brian Sharp. Contested race: President - Linda Brady, Monroe County Uncontested: Secretary - Susan Bentley, Hendricks County District 2 - Steve Keele, Allen County Adult District 4 - Lakisha Fisher, Grant County District 6 - No slated nominee.  Two nominations from the floor for District 6 representative: Andria Giegle, Montgomery County, nominated by Eric Cutts and 2nd by Rachel Young; and Kim Heck, Tippecanoe County, nominated by Megan Holbrook and 2nd by Joe Hooker.  Election will be via email and fax vote to the District. District 8 - Cherie Wood, Vanderburgh County

Awards and Recognition CJ Miller, chair POPAI Awards and Recognition Committee: PO of the Year Award:  Edward Beber of Whitley County Probation Department. Rookie of the Year Award.  No nominees this year. Recognition of outgoing Board members Joe Hooker, Tippecanoe County, District 6 Representative and Mignon Ware, Vanderburgh County, Secretary. At Opening Session, the Founder's Award was presented to Susan Rice, Miami County.

Legislation No report given.

Technology POPAI Website Administrator Karen Odeing:

  • Email Karen with website questions, suggestions, article suggestions, and IF you forget your members-only password.
  • If you want help posting jobs, email Karen. She will post for you and add any attachments such as job descriptions.  Job postings continue to be the #1 link visited on the POPAI website.
  • Reminder that POPAI now has a LinkedIn and FaceBook presence. LIKE us on FaceBook!

New Business SAVE THE DATE 2017 POPAI FALL Training: Fall Conference:  September 6,7,8 French Lick Resort.  These dates will keep hotel prices frozen and locked in at this year’s rate.

Next Meeting Next Annual Business Meeting: Thursday September 7, 2017, at POPAI Fall Training, French Lick Resort.