Meeting Minutes – January 2014



Date: January 9, 2014                                              HOST FACILITY:  Lutheran Hosp.


Meeting called to order by Julie Mower at 1800.


Thank you to sponsors: Julie Mower, DAORN President acknowledged Lutheran Hospital and staff for hosting the meeting and providing dinner.


Attendance/Guests:  Quorum established with members present.  There were 35 members present and 8 guests introduced.


Approval of Nov. 2013 meeting minutes– minutes approved as written.


Treasurer’s report:  **see balance sheet


General Fund:                                  $ 38,314.69

Raffle Fund:                                      $      211.70

Bill Lord Scholarship Fund:           $   3,991.75

Subtotal Current Assets:   $42,518.14

King Soopers:                                  $  6,975.00

Total Current Assets:       $49,493.14



Correspondence: Julie Mower announced upcoming educational conferences at Children’s and Interdisciplinary Collaboration for the Improvement of Patient Outcomes.


Board Report:  Sharon Luhrs distributed sign-up sheets for members attending 2014 Expo.  Please volunteer to host dinners for summer AORN leadership conference.


Old business:    First time Expo attendee drawn was Sandy Lindahl.


Committee Reports:  (Committee chairs or designees)


  • Awards – Julie Mower reported that AORN will take chapter picture Sunday at 0630 during the 2014 Expo.
  • Fall workshop: Julie Martin reported that there were 82 attendees and 38 vendors for an estimated income of $17,000.  Julie acknowledged the committee members and everyone who attended.
  • Education – Dr. Garrett is the educational speaker tonight.
  • Finance –Report above.
  • OR Nurse Week – Great attendance for OR Nurse Week.  Saturday Feb. 1st is the next date at the museum from 0830-2pm.
  • Ways and Means – Ellen Lord relayed that we have a good location for the upcoming Expo chapter fundraising table.  Committee will meet tonight for golf tournament planning which will be June 2nd at the Ranch.
  • Technology Support – Readytalk demonstration was conducted with the rep signing in remotely.  Pricing is $49/month for 25 people or less with 1,000 web minutes free or the option of 8 cents per minute web + 4 cents X # people.  No decision made at the general meeting.


Meeting adjourned at 1903.


Respectfully submitted,

Julie Martin, Secretary