February 19, 2010

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FEBRUARY 19, 2010

A quorum of the Board was in attendance and the meeting was called to order at 4:00 p.m.


Voting Members: Guillermo Alvarez, President, K.Sue Duncan, Past-President, Jurgen Braungardt, President-Elect, David Leong, Treasurer, Jim Walker, Board Member at Large, Carolyn Goldstein, Board Member at Large, Sandy Mcquillin, Board Member at Large,

Non-voting Members: Patricia Wilson, Diablo Satellite CEU Chair, Nadesdye Valdes, CEU Program Chair, Donald Kiehn, East Bay Counseling Choices (EBCC) Representative


The Executive Board Members signed new signature cards for the 2010 fiscal year with First Commercial Bank prior to the Board of Director’s meeting.

ITEM I: The Board of Directors participated in an orientation workshop presented by Hudson Management Company.

ITEM 2: Consent Agenda

MSC to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried unanimously.

The Consent Agenda consisted of:

  1. Minutes from January 2010, Board of Director’s meeting

  2. CEU Program Committee Report

  3. Diablo Satellite Committee Report

ITEM 3: Voicemail Coverage:

Sandy Mcquillin, Board Member at Large, was assigned to handle member voice mails for the month of March

ITEM 4: Donation (Ruel Walker Law Office)

MSC To approve a $45 donation to the Law Office of Ruel Walker for costs associated with filing Amicus Brief of Perry v Schwarzenegger, Proposition 8.

The motion carried with one abstention; Jim Walker.

ITEM 5: Infolane Report

A membership directory will be available for distribution to the members in PDF format by March 15, 2010.

ITEM 6: Treasurer’s Report

MSC To renew $10, 000 operating CD on an ongoing 30 days deposit cycle.

The motion carried unanimously.

MSC To allow Hudson Management Company to consolidate accounting for the CEU Programs (record revenue and expense items) as follows:

40100 CEU Meetings Income

50200 CEU Meetings Expense

The motion carried unanimously.

ITEM 7: Pre-licensed Chapter Events:

The chapter will host pre-licensed events in the month of March and April.

Dates scheduled: March 21, 2010 and April 18, 2010.

Events will be held at the Berkeley Chapter office from 10:00 am – 12 Noon.

Topics to be determined.

K. Sue Duncan will host March event and Jurgen Braudgardt will host April event.

ITEM 8: Infolane Report

Infolane will be making available a membership directory that can be distributed to the members in PDF format.

The board discussed making this directory available to the members two times per year.

Infolane is currently working on making available the option for an online-only version of its newsletter.

ITEM 9: Member Survey

Sandy Mcquillin and Jurgen Braudgardt will prepare a member survey regarding member interests for consideration by the board of director’s at the next scheduled meeting.

ITEM 10: Google Voice Telephone Service

The board discussed pros and cons of switching to Google Voice telephone services.

This item was tabled pending research of existing telephone services and privacy concerns

ITEM 11: Advertising Proposals

The board reviewed and considered advertising proposals submitted.

An exchange of advertising with Greater Good Science Center; UC Berkeley, will be researched

ITEM 12: Electronic Voting

The board discussed necessary steps to implement to allow for electronic voting.

ITEM 13: Follow-up letter to CAMFT Regarding: Nomination Process

The board discussed requesting from CAMFT, a formal response to letter regarding the nomination process submitted by the 2009 Board of Directors.


With no further business to come before the Board of Directors, the meeting adjourned at 6:07 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Nadesdye Valdes


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