11, 2020

APPROVED 04/27/20


Executive Board & Joint Committee Chairs Meeting
February 11, 2020
Meeting Type: Zoom teleconference
Call to order:
6:30 EDT / 5:30 CDT / 4:30 MDT / 3:30 PDT
6:56 PM EDT
7:21 PM EDT
Kelly Dawson
Kelly Dawson
Kimberly Kushner, Kelly Dawson, Penny Cates
Erin OConnell, Evelyn Robert, Becky Czarnik, Wendie Howland, Kelly
Campbell, Jen Craigmyle, Joan Schofield, Phelicia McCallum, Jason Kotas

Kimberly Kushner
Kelly Dawson

Next EB & Committee Chair Meeting: 4/14/20
(6:30 EST / 5: 30 CST / 4: 30 MST / 3: 30 PST via Zoom)

Committee Chairs Meeting Minutes – updates from Committee Chairs or
representative for each committee
A. Conference Committee
B. Education Committee
C. Research Committee
D. Journal Committee
E. Nominations Committee
F. Membership/Outreach Committee
G. Mentorship Program / Lifeline
H. Student Track

EB-Chair Meeting Minutes for 2/11/20: Reviewed via email and approved on 04/27/20.


A. Conference Committee: No update
a. Monthly meeting – ??
b. Committee member volunteers, subcommittees, and specific roles – ??
B. Education Committee Report: update by Kelly Dawson via email from Becky Czarnik
a. Monthly meeting – 1
st Wednesday at 11 a.m. EDT
b. Committee members: Chair – Becky Czarnik; Members: Kelly Dawson, Nellie
Kramer, Edna Preau-Grier
c. Webinar Wednesday – Current status
I. February – Dale Barry – Dale Berry What the NLCP’er should know
when working with a Prosthetist
II. March – no webinar due to annual conference
III. April – Wendie Howland – Writing for Publication (date to be

 IV. May – Elizabeth Watson – Gaining Ground at Magee
 V. June – Mathew Fuller – ReWalk
 VI. July – Marie St. Pierre – Research strategies
VII. August – Writing for publication
VIII. Future: Find-A-Code, AHD, more attorneys to speak about specific
           IX. Working on September – December 2020
d. Crash Cart: The committee has gone through all the articles in the Crash Cart to identify those that require updating or archiving. MedSearch is in the process of identifying updated articles and keywords. The committee is also identifying keywords from our NLCP perspective. Once we received the completed work from MedSearch (due Feb 19th), we will review the final product and turn it over to Colin on Feb 24th so that he may upload
everything to our website. Our goal is to trial the Crash Cart the week of March 2
nd so that it may be launched at the conference.
e. * Plan to send out new Education Survey to membership
f. Catalog – Webinar’s available on-demand – (Tabled)
g. * Erin recommended reaching out to Outreach committee to market
webinars with Phelicia – (Tabled)
C. *Research Committee Report: Joan Schofield – No Report. Items remain pending
a. Monthly meeting (date/time): ??
b. Current status
i. Results from the survey done at 2018 Conference is in, continue
analysis of the study
ii. Call out to members for a replacement Research Chair and interest to
iii. Committee meetings will meet the 1
st Thursday of each month
c. Outstanding issues
i. Seeking new Chair, Joan is currently acting as Chair of Committee
ii. Request the sign-up sheet from the conference of interested
members to be part of the Research Committee (Debra will obtain)
D. Journal Committee Report: Wendie Howland update via email 2/11/20
a. Monthly meeting – 3
rd Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST
b. Call-in number (712) 832-8330; access code 2093940
c. Publications dates: February, May, August, and November
d. Plan: future journal topics
i. February 2020 – Spinal Cord Injury
ii. May 2020 – Orthotics and Prostheses: Rescheduled
           iii. August 2020 – Evidenced Based Practice
iv. November 2020 – Durable Medical Equipment
v. February 2021 – Therapeutic modalities
vi. May 2021 – Business of NLCP
vii. August 2021 – NLCP across the ages
viii. November 2021 – TBD
e. Who is the EB liaison for Journal Committee?
2021 – TBD
f. Wendie requested an update on progress on any movement towards merger
talks with the AALNC and would AANLCP representative be attending
AALNC’s conference in April and visa versa.
E. Core: Wendie Howland – Wendie Howland, Editor – update via email 2/11/20
a. Associate Editors – Shelly Kinney and Barbra Bate
b. Outlines due mid-November
c. Chapter deadline January
d. Plan – On the Core, chapters are coming in mostly on schedule, most look
very good, some need work, missing one or two final drafts that are a bit
raw; most have gone out to reviewers. Barb Bate and Shelly Kinney are
awesome associate editors. It wouldn’t hurt to have a few more reviewers if
anybody is interested, but we’re pretty well covered.
F. *Nomination Committee Report: No Report. Items remain pending
a. Verify committee chair/members
b. Executive Board Meetings upcoming with review of new nominees
c. Looking for committee Chair and members
G. *Membership/Outreach Committee Report: Phelicia McCallum – No Report. Items
remain pending.
a. Membership update (see EB meeting minutes)
i. Look at revising the protocol for standard questions (e.g., FAQ page
with standard questions that are often asked)
ii. Conference set up for new members to feel welcome and learn how
the conference works. Consider mentors for new members
iii. Provide a list of new member conference attendees to Joanne in
preparation for Conference mentorship
iv. Outstanding issues- ??
v. Considering adding a membership tier for retired life care planners
b. Outreach
i. Update committee members and responsibilities
ii. Monthly meeting (date/time): ??
iii. GOAL: Increase positive image of AANLCP among members; increase
membership participation; increase membership numbers
iv. Marketing Tool: This newsletter is a marketing tool to be used, not to
be confused with the Journal, considered as education
v. Audience focus is all AANLCP members, nonmembers and CNLCP’s
vi. Will send quarterly emails to each audience. Will be short
newsletters that include information about webinars, Journal, some
educational information, and information on next years’ conference
vii. The target date for the first newsletter, pending
viii. Wendy H. joined the Outreach Committee and will ‘jazz’ up
ix. Will begin sending members birthday emails on the day/month of
their birthday
x. Will send emails to each audience. Will be short newsletters that
include information about webinars, Journal, some educational
snippets, next years’ conference
xi. Update from 6-11-19 Need to get an update on committee status –
Erin to f/u with Phelicia
H. *Mentorship Program / Lifeline: No Report. Items remain pending
a. Plan to get program active and organized; Mentor/Mentee – Guidelines and
b. Finishing up guidelines for mentors/mentees
i. Looking for mentors
ii. Many members are looking for mentors
iii. Open to all members
I. Student Track: No Report. Items remain pending
a. Plan to get program active and organized; Mentor/Mentee – Guidelines and
b. YM says we have 13 new members; Debra will confirm
c. FIG is only approved participant in this program to date
d. Debra plans to contact other LCP programs and courses to become involved– criteria for participating in Student Track will be determined by AANLCP;
Instructors must be pre-approved by AANLCP
e. Students members get various benefits and discounts
f. Debra has redone or updated all Student Track documents
*The items that were not discussed will be followed up in email communications if necessary
Motion to adjourn approved
The meeting was adjourned at 7:21 p.m. EDT.
________________________      __________________________
Erin OConnell                          Evelyn Robert
AANLCP – President             AANLCP – President-Elect
________________________      __________________________
Penny Cates                            Kelly Dawson
AANLCP – Treasurer             AANLCP – Secretary

Approved on 4/27/20

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planning. This is accomplished by providing the fluid exchange of information and an opportunity for lifelong
learning through the promotion of education, collegiality, collaboration, research, and standards of practice 

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