Objective: Executive Board & Joint Committee Chairs Meeting
Date: October 13, 2020
Location: Virtual
Time: 6:30 EDT / 5:30 CDT / 4:30 MDT / 3:30 PDT
Call to order: 6:30 PM EDT
Adjourned: 8:10 PM EDT
Coordinator: Erin OConnell Facilitator: Erin OConnell
Timekeeper: Kelly Dawson Scribe: Kelly Dawson
Attendees: Erin OConnell, Evelyn Robert, Kelly Dawson, Penny Cates, Wendie Howland,
Guests: N/A
Absent: Joan Schofield, Becky Czarnik, Victoria Powell, Phelicia McCallum


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

Quarterly EB-Chair Meeting Minutes for 8/11/20: Reviewed via email and approved xx/xx/xx

A. *Conference Committee: Victoria Powell & Joan Schofield Co-Chairs – no committee
chairs present
a. Monthly meeting – Date/time:
b. Committee member volunteers, subcommittees, and specific roles – need an
c. CEU’s for conference responsibility?
d. Silent Auction update; F&B finalized; ticket prices; share excel spreadsheet
with conference committed at their next meeting
e. Conference committee regular meeting Zoom at 3 pm. – Attended by Erin,
Penny, and Kelly.

B. Education Committee Report: Becky Czarnik – 10/13/20 – update per Becky via
a. Monthly meeting – 1st Wednesday at 11 a.m. EDT
b. Committee members: Chair – Becky Czarnik; Members: Kelly Dawson, Nellie

Kramer, Edna Preau-Grier, ?? other members
c. Webinar Wednesday – Current status 
October 14 – Kurt Collier Osteointegration

November 11 – Michelle Mioduszewski Neuro Sensory Rehabilitation
December 9 – Marcia Blount What you need to know when planning

for the long term care needs of a ventilated pediatric patient
January 2021 – StarK MD, SI joints
February 2021 – Radiologist presenting about preexisting conditions
and reading MRIs and x-rays
March 2020 – no Webinar
d. Future: Find-A-Code, AHD, more attorneys to speak about specific cases

e. Crash Cart: will move forward when Shelene is back to work
Still on the agenda is to make sure that it is ok to transition to FIG for
The vetting process for new materials to be submitted
There will be an article in the Nov JNLCP about how to use it. The site is
ok enough that this is not a problem directing members on how to use it.
f. CEU’s (Webinar and/or Conference)
g. * Education Survey to membership
h. * Catalog – Webinar’s available on-demand)
i. * Reach out to Membership/Outreach Committee to market webinars with

C. Research Committee Report: Joan Schofield – the committee is not active
a. Monthly meeting (date/time): ??
b. Committee members: Linda Husted, Nancy Zangmiester, Penny Cates
c. Current status
i. Results from the survey done at 2018 Conference is in, continue
analysis of the study; Joan has completed basic tabulations, but more
data to be extrapolated
d. 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
a. Monthly meeting – 3rd 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. November 2020 – Durable Medical Equipment
ii. February 2021 – Therapeutic modalities
iii. May 2021 – Business of NLCP
iv. August 2021 – NLCP across the ages
v. November 2021 – TBD
e. EB liaison for Journal Committee – Evelyn Robert
f. 8/11/20 Link for Shelene’s presentation does not work; Erin is working with
Rob to correct this
g. Wendie will send email blasts to Lubna; Erin will have Lubna sent out journal
topics in email blasts; Erin will give Wendie access to Google drive so she can
drop items into Lubna’s to-do folder.

E. Core: Wendie Howland – Wendie Howland, Editor
a. Associate Editors – Shelly Kinney and Barbra Bate
b. Outlines due mid-November
c. Chapter deadline January
d. Discussed publishing options hard copy and possibly Ebook.
i. An ebook could be in color, searchable, and include links
e. Erin has started looking for Publishers

F. *Nomination Committee Report:
a. Verify committee chair/members
b. Looking for committee Chair and members
c. 8/11/20 Nominations forms have been sent out
d. 10/13/20 Election underway

G.*Membership/Outreach Committee Report: Phelicia McCallum – No Report. Items
remain pending. – committee is not active
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
vi. EB update – Membership Handbook updated 8/2020
b. Outreach – no update
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: Executive Board update
a. Plan to get program active and organized; Mentor/Mentee – Guidelines
b. Guidelines completed for mentors/mentees
i. Need to match mentees with mentors
c. Email sent to the membership to recruit mentors and mentees

I. Student Track: Erin OConnell – no update

*The items that were not discussed will be followed up in email communications if necessary
Motion to adjourn approved
The meeting was adjourned at 8:10 p.m. EDT.

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