December 10, 2014

POPAI Board Meeting Minutes for 12/10/2014

10:00am EDT


  • Linda Brady, President
  • Ryan Hull, Vice President
  • Christine Kerl, Treasurer
  • Mignon Ware, Secretary
  • Jim Taylor, District 1 Rep
  • Steve Keele, District 2 Rep
  • Jesse Carlton, District 3 Rep
  • Joe Hooker, District 6 Rep
  • Brian Sharp, District 7 Rep
  • Cherie Wood, District 8 Rep
  • Troy Hatfield, PO Advisory Board Rep
  • Susan Rice, Training Coordinator

Secretary's Report Steve motioned to accept the secretary’s report from November.  Troy 2nd it.  Motion passed.

Treasurer's Report Checking: 11/30/14 $46, 247.71; Savings: 17, 031.00; Underspent 2014 budget by $6,000.00.  Checks were ordered. Budget Committee: Troy is bringing past budgets together. Steve, Christine, and Troy are on the budget committee. Jesse moved to approve treasurers committee report and Steve 2nd it. Motion passed.

Membership An email was sent to Chiefs regarding past due and active list.  If emails are received by Linda, Susan, or Karen, they will forward them to the District Reps to keep track.  Linda brought up about District Reps contributing to get involved and encouraging membership.  Jimmy and Steve stated that they will send out a follow up email to the Chiefs regarding this email to make certain they received them.  If questions arise from the emails about PO's showing up being due for membership fees, please contact Susan as there are some counties showing up past due when in fact they are not because of the new membership year schedule.  Nothing new for corporate members.

Education IACCAC Conference had the largest conference they have ever had.  Possibly due to Mark Carey and Mimi Rogers’ presentations.  Over 400 people attended.  Jennifer Luther and Chris Lowencamp will be at their conference.  Greg Werich and Susan will be meeting soon to plan the Chiefs Summit and Management Institute.  Any ideas for speakers, please contact Susan Rice, Greg Werich, Jesse Carlton, or Troy Hatfield.  Ryan Hull will contact Mark Carey to see if he is available.

Chief's Executive Committee Working with Susan to plan Chief’s Summit and Management Institute.

Juvenile Delinquency Alternative Initiative (JDAI) Update Scott was not available to provide the report.

Probation Officer Advisory Board Update

PO Regional meeting is Tuesday, 12/16/14, from 10a-3p in Greenwood. The Education Committee is still meeting on a regular basis planning the PO Annual Meeting.


No report

Awards and Recognition

No report


Linda will email minutes from the Legislation Committee meeting from 12/9/14


Ryan informed the board that the Tech Committee is proposing that POPAI have a presence on LinkedIn and/or Facebook. Karen has typed a proposal and Ryan has forwarded the proposals to the board. Ryan made a motion on the tech committee’s behalf to have a presence on Facebook and LinkedIn . This will be proposed in the 2015 Budget cycle. Brian 2nd and the motion was approved.
The member’s only section on the website is now open to all POPAI members. As of Monday evening, only a handful of members have taken advantage of this opportunity.

Old Business

No old business

New Business

No new business

Next Meeting January’s meeting will be decided if it will be a conference call or in person meeting a week prior to the meeting contingent on the weather. Cherie made a motion to adjourn, Mignon 2nd. All in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 10:48 AM.