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VPPPA Region II Conference 2013



The VPPPA Region II Conference in 2013 took place from April 27, 2013 to May 2, 2013 at the Saratoga City Center, located at the Saratoga Hilton in Saratoga Springs NY. 
Meeting Minutes

Board Members in Attendance: 

Doc Doherty, Tom Aurelia, Brenda Wiederkehr, Dale Long, Robert Byrnes


Secretary’s Report

A review of the June 2012 minutes was undertaken.  A motion by Tom Aurelia, seconded by Dale Long to approve minutes as written.  


Treasurer’s Report

The conference was discussed, there is approximately $ 28,000 in the checking, we have around $90,000 savings.  This report will be available on the web after the final tally's are made from the 2013 conference.  A motion to approve the financial report was made by Perry O'Neil , seconded by Tom Aurelia.


Outreach Committee

Doc Doherty expressed how important it was for Outreach for Region II.  Perry O'Neil was appointed as committee chair along with Billy DePuy to the committee. 


Labor Management Committe

Billy DePuy appointed as Region II committee chair.


Mentoring Committee

Tom Aurelia gave us an update that Brenda Wiederkehr is now on the committee.


AED Committee

AED Fund report:  Brenda Wiederkehr spoke about the fund, what AED is, and contributions are always welcome.


Chairman’s Report

Doc Doherty spoke how to gauge this conference. It was a success. 



Vice Chair                   Tom Aurelia

Secretary                    Brenda Wiederkehr

Director at Large          Dale Long

Director at Large          Billy DePuy

Director at Large          Perry O'Neil




SGE - Dale Long, SCA Tissue

Chairman - Mike Maddox


Other Business

-A BIG thanks to our volunteers Donna Sharrow, Kevin O'Brien and Paula Wunderlich

-Database developed and updated for Region II. Thanks to Perry, Billy and Kevin

-The next meeting is at National in Nashville, TN, August 26-28, 2013. 

- Doc Doherty spoke about 2014 conference in Atlantic City, NJ.


New Business

There was an open floor for new business: no new business to discuss. 


Rich Provost made a motion to close the meeting, seconded by Tom Aurelia. Meeting was adjourned at 12:58pm.


Meeting held according to Roberts Rules of Order. 


Minutes submitted by: Brenda K. Wiederkehr, Secretary

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