October 18, 2013 Board Meeting Minutes

November 24, 2013 11:26 AM | Admin EBCAMFT

10.18.2013 Minutes


Present: Kelly Sharp, Holly Forman, Vivian Nelson, Peter Carpentieri, Duncan Bennett

Guest: Laura Friedeberg

Absent: Sandy McQuillen, Jurgen Braungardt and Donna Long

I.  September Minutes Approved- 5 ayes


II. Admin Report

a)  Caiti reviewed that Laura Strom had sent a thank you letter around the donation made.

b) After a request from a member, the gender field was updated on the on-line therapy finder to be more inclusive.

c) Caiti reported that overall 142 chapter members responded to the bylaws survey. Results can be found on the EBCAMFT website.

d) Caiti inquired around the organization obtaining a yearly membership for survey monkey due to there being a cap on the number of responses for a survey with the free version. It was agreed to obtain the membership ($250.00 a year).

e) The EBCAMFT PO Box was renewed.

f) There are currently 736 active EBCAMFT members, with 731 having signed up for the Etree.


III. Treasurer’s Report

a) Currently $26,509 in checking and $51,045 in savings


IV. General Membership Meeting

a) The board members discussed the pros and cons of keeping the current date for the general membership meeting or moving it to a later date.

b) The idea of combining the general membership meeting with the annual holiday party was discussed and agreed upon. The date of 12/20/13 was decided for the holiday party.


V. Elections

a)  The need for new board members was discussed in lieu of several members retiring

b) It was agreed that each board member would reach out to several other chapter members to encourage participation.

c) Ballot mailing was discussed and it was agreed that board members would meet at Holly’s house to complete the ballot mailings on 11/10/13.


VI. CEU/Mentoring Program

a) Peter reviewed interest in organizing the new CEU program, including utilizing Jurgen’s idea around the theme “What Heals”.

b) A discussion was had around a potential structure of the CEU presentations and pay for the presenters.

c) Peter agreed to take the ideas discussed and put together a presentation at an upcoming board meeting around the new CEU program.


Meeting Closed 5:56 pm 10.18.13

Respectfully submitted 11.12.13

Holly Forman, Secretary


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