Meeting called to order at 10:00
Attendees: George Irizary, Ann Walker, David Getzoff, Jim France, Karen Lovvorn, Gloria Stubbs, Barbara Stiling, Dana May Casperson, Kathy Osbun, Chair, Davis Brown, Sandy Grant, Phyllis Sands, Joe Hootman, Art Rosenblum
Guest: Bud Suiter
Absent: Suzanne deKozan
Treasurer’s Report: March donation jar - $167 and $170 earned from sale of “Tulip Pins”. The Volunteer Center is offering a workshop on Fundraising, Dana May approved to attend with PSGSC to pay - $35.
Sandy Grant to e-mail “Sailing the Stormy Seas” to Board members.
Fund Raising: $229 raised from Mary’s Pizza fund raiser. After discussion BOD approved having another fund raiser in October at Mary’s.
S.H.E (fashion store) will email Dana May and Kathy who will send information to PSGSC female members regarding the May 17 fundraiser/fashion show.
BOD discussed where to display and sell pins. We have sold 30-35 pins out of 300. Need to sell 110 to “break even”.
Aware & Care: Davis Brown will seek another meeting at Friends House to discuss the “Aware & Care” Kits. Kathy has ordered 20 more kits. Discussion of distribution to Dr’s offices.
Dana May discussed her meetings with Sutter re: establishing a PD wing. BOD approved her continuing to discuss with Mike Cohill of Sutter re: Movement Disorder Center.
Web Site: Updating the PSGSC Web Site – Kathy provides update information to Jerry Wylie who passes it on to her grandson (Austin) who maintains the web site. Discussion of the need to find a permanent Web Master. Kathy will find out if Austin wishes to continue maintaining the site.
Sound System: Patrick will try using the Church Sound System despite the lack of a lapel mike.
Programs: May 6 program not yet set. Options: Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Big (LSVT BIG), Advanced Medical Directives (Suanne) or Nutritionist. The April speaker has offered to return with a more detailed presentation, a session on travel, and a presentation from an Elder Care Atty are all future program options.
Redwood Caregivers sent a thank you to PSGSC for our letters of support. It appears they are no longer on the chopping block.
Joe Hootman tendered his resignation from the Board. It was accepted with words of appreciation and thanks for his service.
"Practical Ploys": Joe said the brochure "Practical Ploys" was ready for reprint, although he had not gotten a quote for printing. Davis moved to provide an appropriate dedication to Joe Hootman and Phil Croel for their efforts. George Irizary will write the dedication. After discussion, it was determined to keep the document informal amongst PSGSC members (no copyright). Board approved printing of 20 copies (10 library and 10 extra). George will get copies printed (2x sided and bound). Dana May moved to approve up to $225 for printing. David seconded and Board approved. Kathy was authorized to approve final amount.
Brochures – Request that we keep an eye on where we put the brochures to ensure there are sufficient copies.
There being no other business the meeting was adjourned at 11:40.
Respectfully submitted by Art Rosenblum