APPROVED 04/27/20


Executive Board & Joint Committee Chairs Meeting
April 14, 2020
Meeting Type: Zoom teleconference
Call to order:
6:30 EDT / 5:30 CDT / 4:30 MDT / 3:30 PDT
6:30 PM EDT
8:20 PM EDT
Erin OConnell, Evelyn Robert, Kelly Dawson, Penny Cates, Wendie Howland, Joan Schofield
Erin OConnell
Kelly Dawson
Erin OConnell
Kelly Dawson
Guests: none

 Absent: Becky Czarnik, Victoria Powell, Phelicia McCallum


Next EB & Committee Chair Meeting: 6/9/20
(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

Quarterly EB-Chair Meeting Minutes for 4/14/20: Reviewed via email and approved 4/27/20.

A. Conference Committee:
Victoria Powell & Joan Schofield Co-Chairs
a. Monthly meeting – Date/time:
b. Committee member volunteers, subcommittees, and specific roles – need an
c. The committee was tasked with obtaining all CEU’s for conference
B. Education Committee Report:
Kelly Dawson
a. Monthly meeting – 1st 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. April – Wendie Howland – Writing for Publication (date to be
II.May – Elizabeth Watson – Gaining Ground at Magee
III.June – Mathew Fuller – ReWalk
IV.July – Marie St. Pierre – Research strategies
V.August – Writing for publication
VI.Future: Find-A-Code, AHD, more attorneys to speak about specific
VII. Working on September – December 2020
d. Crash Cart: Plan to set up a meeting with FIG to delineate roles going forward
a. * Education Survey to membership
b. * Catalog – Webinar’s available on-demand – (Tabled)
c. * Reach out to Membership/Outreach Committee to market webinars with
Phelicia – (Tabled)
C. Research Committee Report: Joan Schofield
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. 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. EB liaison for Journal Committee – Evelyn Robert
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. Editor – EB to put on RFP
F. *Nomination Committee Report: No Report. Items remain pending
a. Verify committee chair/members
b. Executive Board Meetings – 2020 EB nominations forms pending distribution
to the membership
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
b. Finishing up guidelines for mentors/mentees
i. Looking for mentors
ii. Open to all members
I. Student Track: Erin OConnell
a. FIG and Capital University are only approved participant in this program to
b. Students members get various benefits and discounts
________________________       __________________________
Erin OConnell                           Evelyn Robert
AANLCP – President              AANLCP – President-Elect
________________________      __________________________
Penny Cates                            Kelly Dawson
AANLCP – Treasurer             AANLCP – Secretary  
NoneBecky Czarnik, Victoria Powell, Phelicia McCallum


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