March 26, 2010

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March 26, 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, Jim Walker, Board Member at Large, Carolyn Goldstein, Board Member at Large, Sandy Mcquillin, Board Member at Large,

Non-voting Members: Nadesdye Valdes, CEU Program Chair, Joan Wickstram, East Bay Counseling Choices (EBCC) Representative

Chapter Members: Anthony Carpentieri, Claire Elizabeth DeSophia, Brooke Hall,

ITEM 1: Consent Agenda

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

The Consent Agenda consisted of:

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

  2. Diablo Satellite Committee Report

  3. Membership Report

  4. Drop / New Members Report (January and February 2010)

  5. Letters from CAMFT regarding Braungardt, Jurgen

ITEM 2: Voicemail Coverage:

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

ITEM 3: Membership Report

Total membership: 853

Students / Interns: 220

Clinical: 577

Associate: 37

Retired: 19

505 Members participate on the chapter’s list serve

ITEM 4: Infolane Report

The President, President-elect and board member at large, Carolyn Goldstein met with Infolane representative, David Hillstrom and discussed the following:

The membership directory has been delayed and continues to be in the works.

Infolane provided the chapter with a complete back up of its website content.

Infolane will continue to provide a back-up copy of ht website’s content on a yearly basis.

E-mail accounts that appear on the chapter’s website have been updated.

Infolane will provide the chapter with monthly invoices (before the 5thof each month) to streamline accounting processes.

The chapter’s President-elect was added as an authorized user to administer the website.

ITEM 5: Follow-up to collaboration with Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley

East Bay Chapter members are eligible to receive a 20% discount to register for the center’s seminars. The chapter and the GGSC will collaborate on cross membership recuitment. EB CAMT will have the option of staffing registration tables with colunteers to promote membership in CAMFT, and EB CAMFT.

ITEM 6: Office Rental

The chapter will submit an RFP to Hudson management to provide services to facilitate the rental of the chapter’s office space.

ITEM 7: State Board of Directors Follow-up Letter from CAMFT

CAMFT has provided the chapter with a follow-up letter regarding nomination process of State Board of Directors. A ‘ProjectActivity Proposal’ form was provided to submit upon completion by any member wishing to propose an item for consideration to CAMFT’s board of directors.

ITEM 8: Strategic Plan

The board of directors discussed short term and long term goals, including promoting service on the board of directors and increasing membership benefits

ITEM 9: Proposal of Statement on Reparative Therapy

The board of directors discussed membership feedback regarding the chapter’s board of director’s possible adoption of a statement regarding Reparative Therapy.

This item was tabled.


With no further business to come before the Board of Directors, the meeting adjourned at 6:04 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Nadesdye Valdes


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