Board meeting minutes, July 26, 2022
Discussion about returning current travel fund back to general funds. Joe reminds that we deferred a vote in June until July meeting.  This is a temporary suspension.  Joe motions, Matthew seconds.  Danny is opposed. Matthew argues that we should keep the travel fund available. Joe argues “what has been the benefit to SPM by providing these funds?”  Motion is passed.  Where we are and where we’re going: Vote Lively discussion.  Review of strategic goals.  Comparison of old way vs. new way.  Mary says we need cultural changes and we may need to spend some money.  Jay suggests we look at the old way and see if...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - September 6, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes News Source Type: news

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, June 14, 2022
Discussion with Joe Judy wants access to Wild Apricot.  Review of financial statement for 2021 and 2022 ending April 30.  Where would we like to be, financially, at end of 2022?  CLE’s, corporate donors, good opportunity to raise funds.  Discussion of Travel Fund.  Do we want to keep it for 2022?  Feeling is, suspend fund for balance of 2022.  Recommend to Board at next meeting. By-laws update: Discussion Mary urges everyone to read By-laws summary (for example, Committees must now record minutes).  Will be shared with Board. Draft agenda for June board meeting: Mary Compliance Update: Joe has summary.  Various ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, May 10, 2022
Members Present:  Eric Bersh, Randy Houk, Danny Sands, Judy Danielson, Mary Hennings, Tim Blevins, Joe Ternullo Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary Minutes from last meeting: Eric Status of Board member search:  Mary Prioritize what characteristics are most needed from new board members and send to Mary.  Mary discusses various levels of membership, and associated dollar amounts (plus value associated with higher levels of membership).  Danny explains what he discovered about the value proposition for various companies that have been approached.  Eric suggests a video marketing campaign (short videos)...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, April 12, 2022
Members Present:  Eric Bersh, Joe Ternullo, Randy Houk, Danny Sands, Judy Danielson, Tim Blevins Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Joe   Minutes from last two committee meetings: Eric Motion to approve by January minutes – Tim.  Seconded by Judy.  Unanimous approval.  March minutes – Danny.  Seconded by Judy.  Unanimous approval. Half-day conference update: Joe, Danny, Judy, Randy ACR follow up.  Slalom interested in working with us.  Some funding received from other orgs. Bylaws: Joe A number of changes adopted by Board over the years.  Incorporated by John Grohol into newest version. W...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, March 8, 2022
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Eric Bersh, Joe Ternullo, Randy Houk, Danny Sands, Brian Mack Others present: Judy Danielson Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Hennings   Minutes from last two committee meetings: Bersh Ternullo makes motion to approve February.  Danny seconds.  Unanimously approved.  January minutes saved for April meeting. Half-day conference update: Ternullo, Sands, Hennings, Danielson Mary would like a timeframe. Danny also, but thinks we need to wait for sponsors to sign on.  Mary argues for timeframe.  Three possible sponsors identified. Randy mentions a fourth (available to a...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, February 8, 2022
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Eric Bersh, Joe Ternullo, Randy Houk, Danny Sands, Brian Mack Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary   Minutes from last committee meeting Delayed to next meeting.  2022 Fundraising Calendar & Update: Randy Reviewed calendar.  Small grant offered from Mass Health (IRB needed).  View calendar In SPM Dev folder.  Also reviewed budgets. Board giving update: Mary 100%! Grant review process: Mary Covered in Randy’s report. Connect Status: Danny Large group interested in working on this. They believe Board should be using Connect for discussions. Mary already doing m...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 27, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: General Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, May 24, 2022
Members Present:  Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, John Grohol, Astra Titus, Kistein Monkhouse, Sarah Krug, Matthew Holt, Brian Mack Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary Approve Minutes from last meeting: Mary Not done. Membership & Financial Reports: Mary & Joe Positive expectations for 2022.  Higher Logic on considerations list (decision needed by 8/1).  Joe working on 2021 tax return. ED Events Update: Randy As of May 30, submitted 650K in grants.  JZ (Judy). Lawrence House Party set for August 4.  Lisa Thompson will come up with 50% of food a...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - June 30, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, April 26, 2022
Discussion: Danny says warm handoffs are really critical. Joe offers to be point person between Board and Randy (i.e., you can send contacts to Joe first). Danny suggests that there are various people at organizations who might be the right contact for funding.  Tim would like a checklist Board could use to track contacts. Vera asks how funding will be used.  Danny clarifies that we’re interested in funding, not grants. Judy tells Board that marketing documents are available on Google Drive.  Matthew wants to know if there are alternatives we can offer to a corporate sponsor. Mary requests that Board contact Joe and/o...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - June 7, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, March 22, 2022
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, John Grohol, Brian Mack, Tim Blevins, Astra Titus, Kistein Monkhouse, Matthew Holt, Sue Woods Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Hennings Minutes from last two committee meetings Postponed until next meeting. ED Update and Fundraising: Randy Matthew thanks Randy for help she has given him.  Mentions this is good time to seek sponsorships as companies are sitting on lots of cash. Half-day conference update: Matthew Think about who on Board knows healthcare companies who may be able to support us....
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Board Meeting Minutes, February 22, 2022
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, John Grohol, Brian Mack Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary Minutes from last Board meeting – Eric Delayed until next meeting. Exec Director Update – Randy Need IRB approval for Mass Health Decisions project. Reapplying for a planning grant.  Project now split into two.  Planning grant results in late March.  Other grants Commonwealth; RWJ, United Way of Greater Plymouth, George and Sybil Fuller, Boston Foundation.  Corporate funding: RealChemistry (conference and Pavilion). ...
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Board Meeting Minutes, January 25, 2022
Discussion of Randy’s contract. Call for vote on contract. Seconded. Unanimous.  Adjourned at  7:30 — Next meeting: February 22, 2022, 6:00 – 7:30 pm ET Respectfully submitted, Eric N Bersh SPM Board Secretary  The post Board Meeting Minutes, January 25, 2022 first appeared on Society for Participatory Medicine. (Source: Society for Participatory Medicine)
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Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, December 21, 2021
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Eric Bersh, Joe Ternullo, Judy Danielson Full attendance record available here.  Welcome: Mary Minutes from last committee meeting       Not discussed. Working on Initiatives and Communication among Members – Mary                            People should provide their resumes and supporting materials if they want to participate on committees.  Several SPM members have recently volunteered to be on Committees.  Joe suggests each committee deal with volunteers in their own way.  There have been several comments on Connect that have offende...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - January 12, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Executive Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, December 14, 2021
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Debra Cobb, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, Dennis Reilly, Tim Blevins, Kistein Monkhouse Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary Minutes from last Board meeting:  Bersh Approved. Financial Report; Membership Report:  Cobb $144,750.  328 active members. Debra Cobb’s last meeting:  Hennings Will stay on through transition.  Congratulations to her.  Danny adds his good thoughts. Initiatives Report:  Hennings and Houk Mary discusses how initiatives were prioritized.  CareQuest is shovel ready and being considered.  Five...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - December 15, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news

Board meeting minutes, October 26, 2021
Discussion around channels.  Finalizing committee charters.  Being an officer.  Change management (please read). Adjourned at  7:30 — Next meeting: November 23, 2021, 6:00 – 7:00 pm ET Respectfully submitted, Eric N Bersh SPM Board Secretary       The post Board meeting minutes, October 26, 2021 first appeared on Society for Participatory Medicine. (Source: Society for Participatory Medicine)
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Board Meeting Minutes, November 23, 2021
Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Debra Cobb, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, John Grohol, Jay Spitulnik, Dennis Reilly, Tim Blevins, Kistein Monkhouse Full attendance record available here. Welcome: Mary Brand Purpose report: Dennis, Judy, Tim   Priorities How do they align with our brand purpose?  Equity, Education, Engagement are the foci.  Grow membership, raise money, raise value of SPM are internal goals.  Goal today is to group priorities by 1st, 2nd, 3rd.  Joe adds these look like “a thousand points of light.”  There are 14 projects under consideration.  No notes on...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - November 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: Board Minutes Source Type: news