Steering Committee Minutes
September 23, 2002

In Attendance

Bonnie Miner, Carol Scholar, Joy Tompkins, Barbara Fero, MaryAlice Brown, Patricia Knox, Meega Wells, Joan Payne, Sandy Mnich, and Jan Cieply

  • Recognition of Past President, Bonnie Miner.
  • Presentation of past-president pin and cake to share.
  • Calendar of meetings presented and accepted by attendees.
September 23 Steering Committee
October 21 Executive Board
November 18 Steering Committee
December 16 Executive Board
All will be held at 5:30 pm at the CON on Cedar Street
  • Meeting with Dean; discussed special interest groups, Peds, Geriatrics, Psych also need to showcase members at all hospitals.

Committee Reports

Finance: Reported by Joan Payne and Barb Fero

  • Meeting monthly
  • Report distributed
    • Current balance: $ 20983.65
    • Checkbook: $6,432.73
    • Savings: $11,367.85
    • Research: $ 3,043.07
    • Scholarship: $140.00

Fundraising

Reported by Mary Alice Brown

  • Has exchanged ideas with large fund-raisers , will be checking out their ideas.
  • At regional; Johnson and Johnson granting money to recruit people into nursing.
  • Dine-a-mates; waiting for them to be shipped, will need to find a safe place to store them.
  • Wine and Cheese plan for May for research money.
  • Borders coupons; waiting for response from coordinator.

Membership/Newsletter

Reported by Bonnie Miner

  • Will begin to post information on web for easier access by members.
  • Plan to work towards electronic mailings.
  • Membership renewal; will send for dial a member kit

Program

Reported by Jan Cieply

  • Current events planned
  • Alumni Teaching Day in November
  • Research Teaching Day in April
  • Will seek date in January for Trish Dunn to present: Investment Strategies

Research

Reported by Patricia Knox

  • November 2, 2002 will be Alumni Teaching event; Life planning: Advanced Directives. Will have members putting research study into play with teaching of healthcare workers concepts advance directives.
  • April 23, 2003 will be Research Day; looking for assistance with plans, theme not decided.

Submitted by Bonnie Miner, MS, RN, Secretary

Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN

Joyce Griffin-Sobel, PhD, RN
griffinj@upstate.edu
Dean, College of Nursing
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