Meeting Minutes – May 2017

DAORN Chapter Minutes

May 11, 2017 at Littleton Hospital

Meeting called to order at 1800 pm

Dinner provided by DAORN Chapter

Thank you to Littleton Hospital for hosting meeting

Attendees: See membership sheets.

Quorum Present: AS above

Action of Previous Minutes: Approved as written

Balance in Treasury: $29,588.76

General Account: $28,374.21, Bill Lord Scholarship Account: $1,184.85

Board Report: Five applicants for Bill Lord Scholarship, all applicants approved for $1000. each

Old Business: Workshop _ Leisa gave thank you to all who helped and attended. Attendees said that workshop was well run! Presentations are on DAORN website. There was also feedback for future education ideas.

It was recommended to do workshop in Spring – when to do it will be discussed at Board meeting.

Julie talked to Chapter about CNOR class. She said last year CCI AND HCA partnered for CNOR prep course. Wendy Lander was to provide content to teach class and to get money from non-HCA applicants. In spring of this year – Wendy and CCI partnership was not working out. The new class will bi in August. For those who signed with Wendy – would they be able to transfer to class? Julie said CCI is developing prep class. Will do pilot – non-HCA employees could seat for pilot- only ten seats available. at no charge. Those who signed with Wendy – will get first choice. Class will be July 8 and 9.

Kathy from Denver Health asked if we would be keeping Sat. meetings next year. It was discussed and decided, yes we would keep. We have as many members at Sat. meetings and Thurs. meetings.

Committee Reports:

Awards: Peggy presented Chapter Award for Excellence to Tammy Wooley, great job Tammy!

Julie Mower got President’s Award from Leisa

Ways and Means: Ellen talked about Golf Tournament and that applications were given out at workshop. She said brochures on website. Also handed out more at meeting. Will have meeting June 1 at 6pm at Amici’s Restaurant. June 11 at Ranch – at 1 pm to make bags for players. Passed around list for people to help at tournament. major money making event to help fund scholarships. Gerry Hopkins taking auction items! Can bring up to day of tournament.

Scholarship: none

OR Nurse day: none

Legislative: Micki will put in newsletter. Ten bills for Healthcare. The Bill for fingerprinting for nurses, etc went nowhere.

Facility ambassadors: none -except talk up Golf tournament

Bylaws: Policy – committee reports due July 1. Will write in policy for delegates,the information passed by chapter at least meeting.

Membership: 29 members present, one guest. Andine reported we have 471 members. We have gone up from 350 members last year to 471 this year. The most was in 2010 at 517 members. Leisa said the amount of members we have is part of accountability for National Standards to become five star chapter.

Leisa thanked all the Chairs of committee for all their hard work over year!

New Business: Karen Underberg talked about Collaborative Workshop for next year. To be held Feb.15, 2018. Asked for help as she is Chair.

Leisa was contacted by President of Student Nurses. Will try to contact a little later in year, to develop a better relationship with them.

Installation of officers for 2017 – 2018 was held. See list on website.

Hour of Adjournment: Meeting was adjourned at 1858.

Signature of Secretary; respectfully submitted by Catherine Andrews RN, CNOR