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Board of Directors Phone Meeting Minutes

August 26, 2011

Phone Participants:

Voting Members: Jürgen Braungardt, President; Claire-Elizabeth DeSophia, Board Member

at Large; Kelly Sharp, Board Member at Large; Sandy McMquillin Board Member at Large.

Item I: Claire-Elizabeth made a proposal to the Board that EB CAMFT support the Single Payer

Task Force symposium to be held in Oct. A discussion surrounding location, CEU’s, and

presenters ensued. Claire-Elizabeth requested information about event insurance and stated

she would follow up with her own research. Sandy volunteered to assist with the event’s CEU

program. A motion was made, seconded and carried. EB CAMFT will sponsor the Single Payer


Item 2: Hiring Process for EBCAMFT Administrator. Robert Pavel was named as the new

administrator. Jürgen provided details about Robert’s qualifications. Jürgen stated that a

formal contracted would be drafted detailing Robert’s weekly hours and projects to be worked

on. The following suggestions were made; 1-Robert may be asked to work 15-20 hrs/wk; 2-

website reworking should be a priority; 3- taking over phone lines from Hudson should be

another important task for Robert; 4-PO Box should be secured in Berkeley ASAP;

The Board agreed to continue discussion of Roberts’ contract and detailed job description at

the September 9th Board meeting.

Item 3: Update on IAGP conference. Jürgen reported that there has been interest from

chapter members but not adequate motivation or energy to move forward with applying to

host the conference. Jürgen agreed to contact IAGP and inform them of the chapter’s inability

to apply at this time. Board briefly discussed following up with IAGP in one year to assess

interest at that time.

Item 4: September 9th meeting and Robert’s Rules Training: Joan Gold is scheduled to facilitate

training for first hour of the meeting and then will help facilitate the meeting for the second


Item 5: Welcoming dinner for Robert: Jürgen will look into planning a dinner for the Board to

meet and get to know Robert Pavel, the new administrator.

Item 6: Nominations committee: Board discussed how to construct time during the September

9th Board meeting to address this issue further.

Item 7: Board meeting schedule: The Board reviewed upcoming meeting schedule and Claire-

Elizabeth requested meeting return to previous schedule of 1 x month. This issue was tabled

and will be followed up on at the September 9th meeting.

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Item 8: Financial Report: This item was tabled and will be followed up on at the September 9th


Item 9: Membership Survey: Jürgen would like to send out a 10-15 question member survey

to our chapter regarding membership services, SOCE and Single Payer initiatives. Jürgen

requests the Board review the questions on the September 9th meeting. Sandy volunteered to

ask Patricia for a copy of the survey distributed last year and Claire-Elizabeth will ask the Single

Payer task force to contribute questions.

Item 10: Claire-Elizabeth and Sandy signed off the conference call Jürgen while and Kelly

continued with David Hillstrom from Infolane to discuss website reworking. Jürgen requested

that David fix specific issues on the website and have the corrections executed by September

1st. David agreed.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kelly M. Sharp, Member at Large


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