SAAHP President, Deb Beck, called the meeting to order at 7:50 am.
Report on Leadership and Diversity Meeting – Deb Beck
Deb reported on the Leadership and Diversity Professional Development Workshop that was held as a pre-conference workshop. In addition, she reported that Patavia Whaley, Nancy Blass, Celeste Crowe, and Anne Blum agreed to serve on Diversity Task Force.
Nominating Committee – Linda Luck
Linda reported on the slate of names provided by the nominating committee to fill open board positions. The slate was announced with the following individuals to run for office: Robby Bowen, Patavia Whaley, Martha Edde, and Thomas Sturgis.
National Leadership Report – Susan Maxwell and Chuck Hauck
Susan and Chuck shared an update on NAAHP activities and goals. Specifically, they spoke to the strategic planning that the NAAHP Board participated in during the board meeting preceding the national meeting.
Breakfast sponsor: University of Medicine and Health Sciences at St. Kitts - Nancy Ross and Earl Mainer
Nancy and Earl shared updates concerning the UMHS degree programs in medicine and nursing.
SAAHP 2013 Louisville Update
Anna reported that the meeting will occur at the Seelbach Hilton in downtown Louisville with a $125 room rate and $4.95 for internet service and $15 for parking. Dianne Foster, Louisville Dental, is coordinating programming at UL Dental and Medicine for Friday afternoon. Anna mentioned creating committees for program, Meet the Deans, and registration and Thomas Sturgis (Alcorn) wanted to help with registration.
Approval of Minutes from April 2011 Business meeting in Nashville, TN.
Motion by Joe Workman (Centre), seconded by Nancy Blass (Okalahoma). Motion carried.
Treasurer Report - Ken Crawford
Written Report Submitted and approved as submitted.
Historian and Webmaster Report – Amy Crews
Amy reported that the membership listing by state was available on the website and that the new logo was finished and available. Discussion concerning the SAAHP logo discussed the potential to use the outline of states within our region.
NAAHP Report – Celeste Crowe
Deb and Celeste shared an update from the NAAHP board meeting in Baltimore. They discussed the strategic planning that occurred during the meeting and the initiatives that are moving forward as part of that work concerning membership, governance, technology, and professional development.
With sincere gratitude and appreciation, we thank:
- University of Medicine and Health Sciences at St. Kitts for sponsoring the SAAHP Executive Board Luncheon.
- University of Medicine and Health Sciences at St. Kitts for sponsoring the SAAHP Business Meeting Breakfast.
- Nancy Blass and Robby Bowen for their service to the SAAHP board as they finish their terms of service.
- Dan Scheirer and Cindy Standfield for their service as members of the NAAHP 2012 Meeting Planning team.
- Thanks to Terrance Mosely for his service to the SAAHP board.
- Travel Grants
An update concerning the travel grant program from 2011 was shared. There was brief discussion to continue the travel grant program for 2013.
- Regional Meeting Opportunities
Reminders to sign the Time and Talent list circulating were announced to encourage members to take advantage of service opportunities in the organization.
- Financial assistance/sponsorship opportunities
There was brief discussion concerning potential models for financial assistance and sponsorship for the 2013 and future regional meetings.
- Strategic planning for SAAHP
Following the NAAHP recent strategic planning session, we discussed the potential of organizing a strategic planning session for SAAHP.
- MCAT 2015
Given the timeline of MCAT 2015, we discussed the need to have programming designated for the topic.
- Standardized LOEs
With the announcement of the LOE task force, we discussed that the topic should be considered for the 2013 meeting.
- Advisory Council for 2013 Meeting
There was brief discussion concerning involving the NAAHP Advisory Council members in planning and participation for the Louisville meeting.
Election Results Announced that Patavia Whaley and Martha Edde were elected to the board.
Motion carried to adjourn at 9:10 am.