June 2017

POPAI Board Meeting Minutes for 06/14/17

10:41am In-person meeting


  • Adam McQueen, President
  • Troy Hatfield, Vice-President
  • Christine Kerl, Treasurer
  • Susan Bentley, Secretary
  • Robert Schuster, District 1 Rep
  • Steve Keele, District 2 Rep
  • Sarah Lochner, District 3 Rep
  • Lakisha Fisher, District 4 Rep
  • C.J. Miller, District 5 Rep
  • Andria Geigle, District 6 Rep
  • Brian Sharp, District 7 Rep
  • Susan Rice, Training Coordinator
  • Linda Brady, Past President

Also In Attendance:

Melonie Coan, New Probation Officers Advisory Board Representative

Secretary's Report May’s report - CJ moves to accept, Melonie seconds, all voted and motion carried.

Treasurer's Report Christine submitted this report as of May 30, 2017 the amount in the checking account is $78,365.49 and the amount in the savings account is $17,041.31.   Susan moved that we accept treasurer’s report,   CJ seconded.  All voted, motion carried.

Membership Budget Report:  Christine we are $988.24 less than what we budgeted for membership.  Corporate membership is less by about $7000.00.  CJ has been registered and paid for APPA.  Discussion held about district representatives reaching out to Chiefs where counties aren’t currently POPAI members.

Education Susan R. reported she is working on break-out sessions for the fall conference.  Suggestions are welcome.  Key note speaker is confirmed.  Susan R. to talk further with closing speaker before confirming. Survey sent out Chief PO’s gauging interest in attending a session prior to fall conference and what subject would be covered.  A large amount of feedback returned.  Adam shared that 77% would be willing to attend a Tuesday evening session/forum.  Topics of interest were varied. 4/12/18 and 4/13/18 will be the dates for the 2018 Management Institute.

Chief's Executive Committee Greg Werich not present.

Juvenile Delinquency Alternative Initiative (JDAI) Update Kory George not present.

Probation Officer Advisory Board Update Melonie Coan present to update:  No meetings have been held.  7/11/17 is the next meeting.

Election Steve requested intent to run forms.  1,3,5,7 Districts are open for election this year.  Slate to be published by election committee chair by 8/7/17.  Election to be run through the POPAI website again.

Awards and Recognition CJ is the chair-Founders award, PO of the year and Rookie of the year award nominations will be posted on the website this month.

Indiana Evidence Based Decision Making (EBDM) Initiative Linda reported policy team will meet again 6/23/17.  A follow up training for 8/23/17 has now been postponed.  

Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council (JRAC) JRAC Meeting held last week.  Adam reported fiscal and programmatic audits were discussed as well as Recovery Works referrals.  Summer study committees will discuss jail overcrowding, savings by DOC, establishment of treatment providers, and extending support services for mental health.

Legislation Linda sends out pending legislation reports to POPAI board weekly.

Technology Karen sent her report this week.

Old Business Job Descriptions being developed currently.

New Business Workload/Caseload Measures:  Adam proposed POPAI working on this to further the project.  Discussion held.

Next Meeting 7/12/17- at 10:30am.