CANNP 2015 Annual Business Meeting


Welcome & Introduction:  Judy Philbrook, President introduced the members of the board.

Review of Minutes:  Kathy Connelly, Secretary.  Minutes were posted at conference.  No corrections.  Minutes approved.

Treasurer’s Report:  Judy Philbook.  Taxes have been filed at no cost to association thanks to Tara Marion Short’s mother.  PayPal account is now in working order.  For the report see attached.  Attendance for this year’s conference is 56 participants, 11 for only one day and 12 for skills lab.

Membership Report:  Judy Philbrook, President.  See attached.  Kathy Connelly to call hospitals in our association area to obtain a name of a contact person in each NICU in order to try to reach more NNP’s to join.

Membership-at-Large Report:  Sharon Rush, Member at Large.  Preparing newsletter for June.  Need practice updates from units and educational offering for June and Jan.

Presentation of Awards:

               Plaque to be presented to Alisa Starbuck for her service on the CANNP board form 2006-2014 and to Tara Marion Short for her service from 2012-2014.

Old Business:

               PayPal:  Up and running for membership dues and conference fees.

New Business:

               2016 Conference in Chapel Hill/Durham area.  (Date added after business meeting-April 21 & 22, 2016).  Felicia Soza from UNC taking lead

               2017 Conference-Looking at the possibility of Asheville hosting-??? To follow up

Future Conferences:  Discussed making conference 1 day vs. 2 days.  Consensus of the group is to keep the conference 2 days

Lectures were recorded from this conference to post on the members only site for those who did not attend to earn CEU’s

Also coming soon to CANNP website will be a members only opportunity for CEU’s on Radiology/XRay interpretation offered by Lee Shirland.

We also ask that members who are willing to share their talks/educational offerings they have prepared  to be posted on the CANNP website for others to take advantage of getting credit

Elections for 2016-2018 term-Felicia Soza has agreed to collect nominations starting in October.  Term begins the first of the year.