2019 Business Meeting Minutes

July 19, 2019 
MTAADAC Meeting Minutes
 
Business Meeting was opened by Phil Guinsburg at 11:30am, he thanked all present for participating in meeting.  Officers present introduced themselves.    
MAY 2019 MINUTES -  Read by Heather Loveland  
Minutes accepted and approved by all members present. 
ELECTIONS – One nomination from the floor. 
Ramie Siler was nominated and elected by acclimation to serve as MTAADAC President, effective immediately.  
TREASURERS REPORT -  Presented by Phil Guinsburg 
Currently $8,000.00 (approximately) in account – possibility that we might be $1,200.00 short after expenses for Journey Together Conference.   Attendees were requested to reach out to the community for donations to support the conference.  Please call Phil directly with any leads or information. 
Treasurer’s report was accepted and approved by all members present. 
AWARDS – Nominations were taken from the floor. The following awards were approved by members present. 
Counselor of the Year – Jane Taylor  Professional of the Year – Ramie Siler

Lifetime Achievement – no nomination at this time 
MOTION TO ADJOURN - was made at 11:58am by Ramie Siler, seconded and approved from the floor.   
Meeting was adjourned for lunch and Opioid Overdose Response-Naloxone education training. There were 19 attendees present for the training. 

March 15, 2019

MTAADAC Meeting Minutes

Business Meeting was opened by Joe Dabbs, MTAAAC President at 10:40am. He thanked the current
members that are serving, members attending the meeting and today’s presenter.

JANUARY MINUTES - Read by Heather Loveland
Accepted and approved by all members present.
TREASURERS REPORT - Presented by Toby Abrams
$5600.00 approximately in account. Treasurer Phil Guinsburg unable to attend, more detailed report next meeting.
EDUCATION CHAIR REPORT– JC Shiver
Need presenters for quarterly meetings. Open to suggestions. Group discussion followed.
Some ideas that were brought up – Narcan Training, HIV & Infectious Disease Training, Experiential/Hands on.
Started adding presenters bios and their resentations handouts/power points, etc) on the MTAADAC website.

Discussion followed regarding security and protection of proprietary
documents.
Website has had 2500 new hits. Multiple emails have been generated through the site.

QCS list posted for members searching for clinical supervisors.

Save the date info posted regarding Journey conference – the flyer & schedule will be posted when completed.
NEW BUSINESS
Journey Together Conference planning underway. Eight proposals received, will continue to accept new proposals through 03-31-19.

Three plenary speakers chosen : Omar Jutte, RN, Mark Sanders, LCSW and David Forbes, MD. Possible MAT presentation for Monday eve,
other details being planned by committee.
State Board Meeting on 04-05-17 at TCFC 417 Welshwood, Nashville, TN 37211
It was brought up that MTAADAC business meeting minutes could be posted on website, there were no objections.

MOTION TO ADJOURN was made at 11:11am by Frances Patterson, seconded and approved from the
floor.
ADJOURNED for lunch and training with John McAndrews, music therapist. Training was attended by 42 registrants.

May 17, 2019 

MTAADAC Meeting Minutes

Business Meeting was opened by Toby Abrams at 10:45am, she thanked all present for participating in meeting. Attendees present introduced themselves.  
MARCH 2019 MINUTES -  Read by Heather Loveland  
Minutes accepted and approved by all members present. 
TREASURERS REPORT -  Presented by Phil Guinsburg 
$5,535.26 currently in account with bills to pay that will reduce that number.  Treasurers report was accepted and approved by all members present. 
EDUCATION CHAIR REPORT– JC Shiver

Need presenters for quarterly meetings. Open to additional suggestions for future meetings.   
WEBMASTER REPORT- JC Shiver

Group vote on website cost and renewal options. All in attendance voted and approved to spend $280.00 to secure a discounted rate for a 2-year renewal contract.   Detailed discussion of website functions and several suggestions presented by JC to enhance the site. (Suggestions were presented but not further discussed by members at this meeting: Posting treasurers report for transparency, formulate a mission statement for MTAADAC, include headshot and bio for those serving on the board, include organization history and old photos of past members and events, research web site search engine optimization, include a blog and solicit volunteers to write articles and update posts.)  An in-depth visual review of the MTAADAC web site then followed. 

OLD BUSINESS DISCUSSION-

Discussion then followed regarding upcoming expenses for Journey Together conference, marketing, mailing, income expected and lack of donations.  Attendees were requested to reach out to the community interested for donations to support the conference. 
MOTION AND VOTE- Group voted  on postage, mailing and brochure expenses.  All in attendance were in favor of spending the approximated amount of $1400 for printing, mail out, prep and postage. 
MOTION TO ADJOURN- Made at 11:43am by Roger, seconded and approved from the floor. 
Meeting was adjourned for lunch and HIV/AIDS in addiction epidemic education training with Mary Hawkins with Nashville CARES. 

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