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Members Present:  Mary Hennings, Danny Sands, Randy Houk, Joe Ternullo, Vera Rulon, Judy Danielson, Jay Spitulnik, Dennis Reilly, Tim Blevins, John Grohol, Brian Mack, Astra Titus, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krug

Full attendance record available here.

Welcome: Mary

Minutes from last Board meeting

Not discussed.

Financial Report; Membership Report

$139,485.  Debbie will help with 2022 cash flow report.

Process to Submit Grants – Mary and Randy

Build a library of phrases that can be dropped in to materials.  Some phrases available in marketing toolkit.

Conflict of Interest Policy

Lawyers drafted a policy. Based on IRS template and in compliance with NY law.  Vote needed to adopt the document. Grohol makes motion to accept policy and assigned to Committee by the Board. Seconded. Passed unanimously.  Motion to appoint first year to Audit, Finance, Governance Committee.

Update Strategy – Mary & Randy

Strategy for 2022.  1st tranche.  Mini-events, research library, CareQuest, Membership, Underserved Communities video.  Board will receive updates.  Randy continues update: start by considering moderate position.  Overview of Foundation submissions.  Discusses the Development Advisory Committee. Corporate contributions list starts with companies who have previously given to SPM. Danny: need for SPM Prospectus to share with giving orgs. Connect with Judy to prepare materials. Jay has booth at HIMSS.

Update Mini Conference – Matthew

Based on manifesto. Looking for two partner organizations. Hybrid conference. Hold in mid- to late 2022 and into 2023. Danny asks Board members to contribute by sharing their contacts.

Update Connect – Mary

Danny van Leeuwen will work with Danny Sands and Mary to coordinate with ongoing initiatives.

Update Marketing – Judy

Event section and deck reflecting Brand Refresh.  Marketing toolkit available with language.  Brochure underway.  Website will get a new home page. Kim working on new landing page.  Tim will Chair newly-formed Program (or “Projects”) Committee.

Executive Session

Moving to Session via unanimous vote. Discussion of Randy’s contract. Call for vote on contract. Seconded. Unanimous.

 Adjourned at  7:30 — Next meeting: February 22, 2022, 6:00 – 7:30 pm ET

Respectfully submitted,

Eric N Bersh

SPM Board Secretary