Minutes November 2013
Brenda Vanroosenbeek, Laurie Whorley, Marlene Gresser, and Jessica Dekan
1. Membership fee: as described previously at the annual meeting, the dues will increase by $3.50 for website upkeep. Information on the website includes active and current members, new members, also a membership card. Noted we have over 800 members and followers over the US.
2. Increase membership- a continual drive to increase and expand the organization- an email will be sent to universities in the Milwaukee area- inviting students to join. An email to members will be sent separately (to follow)- encouraging members to please to forward email to colleagues. If any members have contacts at schools - they should forward information a member of the board.
3. Programs- Dr. Rosalyn McFarland - program director- planning at least 2 programs per month. followed through website. Usually wait list for programs- encouraging to contact director if unable to attend.
4. Scholarships- multiple essays submitted for annual MMNP student membership. Blinded review by board to follow. Annoucements of winners in December.
5. Annual budget- review with board on income and expences- organization in good shape. Budget includes scholarships, meetings, CME events, and AANP membership.
6. CME event- Jessica working on early 2014 MMNP sponsored CME event. more information to come. CME credits to be included. Any members with interest in particpating in these events, please contact Jessica.
7. Mingle- successful MMNP sponsored social mingle in October. Planning another event in early January. Any location and non CME speaker suggestions encourated- contact Laurie.