NCSDCC Summer Business
Wednesday, August 9, 2000
Sheraton Hotel, Atlantic Beach
The meeting was called to
order by Chairman Don Puyear.
The minutes of the spring meeting in Washington, D.C. were not immediately
available. Approval was deferred until the next NCSDCC meeting.
Presentation of the slate of officers for the 2000-2001 year was
announced by the nominating committee:
Chair Elect-Earl Hale
Vice-Chair for Legislation-David Armstrong
Immediate Past Chair-Don Puyear
The spring 2001 meeting of the NCSDCC's will be held in April, in Chicago,
in conjunction with AACC's convention. Jan Motta will host the
summer 2001 meeting in Boston, MA., August 5-8.
David Armstrong delivered the financial report. A motion to approve
was unanimous. State directors who have not yet paid their dues will
be contacted. Donations for the education scholarship fund
established for Emily Myers, daughter of Lee Myers, will be accepted until
September 30, 2000. On October 1, the account will be closed, and
the proceeds will be forwarded to Patricia Myers, Emily's mother.
David Baime provided a Legislative update on FY 2001 Appropriations, and
on the Department of Veterans Affairs policies concerning ADN nurses.
Florence Guyer has taken responsibility for the NCSDCC books and
administrative activities. A Web site report was given. Attempts will be
made in coming months to search state Web sites for information on
governance and key legislation in each state and to include biographies of
each state director. The site includes information from all state
directors' offices that have provided information, and includes 196 files
with more than 2700 hyperlinks. Ms. Guyer will add more information
as it is submitted by state directors.
The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 a.m.
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