Date(s) - 07/24/19
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Jo Posey's office
President: Angie Russo
Vice President: Kate Hall
Secretary: Myah Kehoe
Treasurer: Tom Johnson
Tech Support: Randall Poff
1. Call to Order – 9:30 a.m.
2. Ice Breaker
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Mission and Vision Statement
a. Mission Statement – “The Oregon Association of Collaborative Professionals is an interdisciplinary organization serving members committed to empowering clients to resolve legal disputes in a respectful manner. Our goal is to advance collaborative practice through educating professionals, promoting public awareness, and supporting the collaborative community.”
b. Vision Statement – Respectful legal resolution as the norm.
5. Recap of 2018-2019 and group discussion
a. What’s working? Organizational accomplishments?
b. What’s not working? What areas can we continue to develop? Where are our opportunities for growth?
c. What do we want to accomplish in the next five years?
d. What do we want to accomplish this year?
6. Discussion Items:
a. Annual Training/Conference
b. Modest Means
c. OACP Administrative Position – project basis?
d. Collaborative Marketing Opportunity with Tim Crouch
e. Divorce Options
f. REVISIT Utilization of OACP Website
g. Review Annual Dues and Membership Levels- Was it better this past year?
7. Review Existing Committees. Discussion on how to increase committee work by non-board members (Mail Chimp Campaign? Website posting?) Review existing committees and discuss what is working/not working.
a. Member Support – Social
i. Chair: Patty Arjun
ii. Board Liaison – vacant
iii.Members: Lisa Gabardi, Gail Nicholson
iv. Holiday social was very well-received. Kells social had lower turnout than expected. Should we mix it up a bit? Escape room, bowling, ropes course, team building event, karaoke night, top golf?
b. Member Support – Programming
i. Chair: Jim O’Connor
ii. Board Liaison: Lee Hamilton
iii.Members: Gail Nicholson, Bill Fussell, welcoming new members
iv. Training meetings set for September 14 and November 9th. Consistent downtown venue and second Friday schedule is working well.
c. Public Awareness/Marketing
i. Chair: Need new chair
ii. Board Liaison: Angie Russo
iv. Focusing on Divorce Options Workshop. Questions for the Board about how to share Divorce Options Materials with members.
d. Statewide Outreach:
ii. Board Liaison: Tom Johnson
e. Special Committees:
i. Website – Randall Poff, Tom Johnson, Forrest Collins
ii. Internal Structure –
Chair – Jo Posey; Board Liaison – Tonya Alexander; Member – Graham Ponzorini
1. Chair – vacant
2. Board Liaison – Myah Kehoe
3. Members: Mike Fearl, Tom Johnson, Myah Kehoe, Angela Laidlaw, Randall Poff, Jo Posey
8. Dates for quarterly board meetings – Quarterly on the fourth Wednesday.
October 23rd, January 22, April 22 any conflicts with these dates?
9. Date for 2020 Board Retreat – July 22