February 18, 2011

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February 18, 2011

A quorum of the Board was in attendance and the meeting was called to order at 3:15 p.m.


Voting Members: Jürgen Braungardt, President, Patricia Wilson, Secretary, Drew Hutchinson, Treasurer, Duncan Bennet, Board Member at Large, Sandy McQuillin, Board Member at Large. Non-Voting Member: Joan Wickstram, EBCC.

ITEM I: MINUTES OF JANUARY 18, 2011 Board Meeting distributed. MSC approved as written.

ITEM 2: Meeting with Hudson Management Representatives discussed and planned for. Meeting to occur at 4:00 p.m. at this Board Meeting.

ITEM 3: Treasurer’s Report. Discussed advertising and other management/website services and related costs. A request for copies of financial reports in the future were requested.

ITEM 4: Discussion regarding Infolane and updating the website. Discussion will continue.

ITEM 5: Newsletter creation. A discussion with Kelly Sharp regarding the possibility of creating and running the newsletter for the website. Kelly expressed her time constraints and that her best asset was outreach to the membership.

ITEM 5: Update on Board Member recruitment. Kelly Sharp indicated an interest in becoming a Member at Large and said she would attend board meetings but be a little late. MSC to accept Kelly Sharp as the new Board Member at Large.

ITEM 6: Preparations for Board Retreat on March 20. The proposal was sent to board members via email ahead of time. However, there were changes and the Proposed Agenda & Structure provided by Duncan were generally accepted. The retreat will begin at 10:00 a.m. and finish at 3:00 p.m. Lunch will be brought in and there will be a working lunch.

ITEM 7: Update on Group Psychotherapy conference. There is not enough time at the retreat for the presentation so it has been tabled until the April Board Meeting.

ITEM 8: Miscellaneous: CEU workshops, Events Calendar, and Office dissolution. These items will be discussed in greater detail at the Retreat.

ITEM 9: Hudson Representatives Joe Wise, Leslie Mobraaten, Bob Mobraaten (Owners), and Amy Johnson attended the meeting with the Board of Directors

Joe described the functions currently being undertaken by Hudson as our accountant and staff for membership and correspondence, including answering voice messages from membership. Discussed the EAST BAY CHAPTER potential for greater website integration, but no decisions were made. Joe presented a representative list of tasks completed for EBCAMFT by Hudson for the month of January. Discussed problems with Infolane interfaces and other concerns. Requests were made regarding possible future surveys, electronic balloting, and possible other webhosting services. Hudson agreed they would provide a more detailed scope of work and describe their interaction with Infolane. Many questions were fielded by Hudson and deliverables have been provided since the meeting.

ITEM 10: Action Items from the previous Board Meeting not addressed as time has expired.


With no further business to come before the Board of Directors, the meeting adjourned at 6:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Patricia Wilson, Secretary


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