September 9, 2016

POPAI Board Meeting Minutes for 09/09/2016

11:00am EDT


  • Linda Brady, President
  • Adam McQueen, Vice President
  • Christine Kerl, Treasurer
  • Susan Bentley, Secretary
  • 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
  • Troy Hatfield, PO Advisory Board Rep
  • Greg Werich, Chief Exec Committee
  • Susan Rice, Training Coordinator

Secretary's Report Linda advised she will be taking care of the minutes for the annual business meeting held during the POPAI conference.  Christine made a motion to accept the minutes and Brian seconded.  All in favor.  Motion carries.

Treasurer's Report Christine reported that as of September 1, 2016 the amount in the checking account is $63,793.39 and the amount in the savings account is $17,037.06.  Cherie motions to accept the Treasurer’s report.  CJ seconds.  All in favor.  Motion carries.

Membership Linda advised that at the next meeting discussion will be held further about turning people off on the website if they are not members so it is accurate.

Education Linda advised that the Chief PO Summit is scheduled during Holy Week for 2017 and asked that Susan look into changing the dates.  Susan advised the Sheraton has been contacted and she is waiting for a return phone call.  Next year’s dates for POPAI conference dates in French Lick, IN have been confirmed for September 6-8, 2017.   Discussion was held as to whether dates for 2018 should be confirmed for a discounted rate now.  Christine motioned, Brian seconded.  All in favor.  Motion carries.  POPAI conference dates for 2018 in French Lick, IN will be confirmed for September 5-7.

Chief's Executive Committee Greg hosted this meeting at the POPAI conference on the morning of 9/9/16 and got suggestions for upcoming chief’s trainings.

Juvenile Delinquency Alternative Initiative (JDAI) Update Kory was not in attendance, no update.

Probation Officer Advisory Board Update CPO Roundtable was held during POPAI conference. The next meeting will be 10/12/16 and CJ, Sarah and Greg will be in attendance.

Election Names of nominees for District 6 vacancy were taken at Annual Board Meeting. Intent to run forms will be sent. Brian proposed running this election on the website in the Members Only section. All agreed. The District Representatives from the even numbered districts will run the next election as odd numbered District Representatives are up for election next year.

Awards and Recognition Linda thanked CJ for running the awards and recognition committee. This committee will discuss further parameters of the Knepple Scholarship for the next board meeting.

Legislation Linda will attend the Interim Study Committee on Corrections and Criminal Code meetings on September 21, 28, and October 5 from 1:30pm-5:30pm. JRAC meetings are September 22 and October 20 from 10am-2pm and are open to the public. Linda, Adam and Christine will attend.

Technology Adam reported that Karen sent out previously to all board members the technology report. Job posts are the most popular hits on the website. No recent security breaches since the last one. Auto updating memberships is still being worked on so that current ones are reflected January 1, 2017.

Old Business Linda reported that the Indiana Supreme Court put out a press release this week regarding bonds set on pre-trial clients in the pilot counties.

New Business Christine reported that POPAI's not-for-profit form (Indiana Business Entity Report) for 2014/2015 was filled out and a check was sent out.  She will verify records that the check was cashed as there seems to be some confusion. This issue will be tabled until the October board meeting. Cherie motioned to adjourn meeting, Brian seconded, All agreed. Motion carries.

Next Meeting 10/12/16 @ Southside Marion County Probation Office-10:30am, Eastern time.