Welcome & Introduction: Judy Philbrook, President introduced the 2016-2018 members of the board.
Review of Minutes: Amy Jnah, Secretary. Minutes were posted at conference. No corrections. Minutes approved.
Treasurers Report: Sharon Rush. Taxes have been filed at no cost to association. PayPal account is working well. Separate report of finances and PayPal costs provided. Attendance for this year’s conference is ~80 participants.
Membership Report: Judy Philbrook, President. See attached. Discussed updating email roster for members and increasing e-distribution of membership information, conference announcements. Send hard copy fliers to lead RN Manager/NNP Lead at each hospital.
Membership-at-Large Report: Christine Rowland, Member at Large. Preparing newsletter for June. Need practice updates from units and educational offering for June and Jan. Solicited members to write short article for newsletter.
Presentation of Awards: Scholarship award given to Kayla Wyrick, to be used to support her DNP studies with Grand Canyon University and NC hospital(s).
Old Business: none
New Business: 2017 Conference in Greenville area. (Dates pending). Lead planner: Tara Stroud. Discussed history of alernating between NC and SC, as able based upon sites who volunteer to host.
Awards: Reminder to members to nominate peer for CANNP Peer Award. No submissions for 2016.
Future Conferences: Members provided positive feedback regarding topics, speakers and vendors.
Members discussed request for earlier notification of conference dates, location and theme.
Continuing Education: coming soon will be a members ’only opportunity for CEU’s on Radiology/XRay interpretation offered by Lee Shirland. In production, anticipate 2016 release.
Members discussed potential for CANNP involvement with statewide practice issues (specifically, reducing CEU requirement for NC NNPs).
Lee Shirland discussed benefits to national membership through NANNP and nationalactivity related to standardizing CEU requirements for NNPs throughout the USA.