Conference Call, May 8, 2002 (Respectfully submitted
by Lillian Range)
Dale McNiel, President
Alec Miller, Council Representative
Phil Kleespies, Treasurer
Bruce Bongar, President Elect
Lillian Range, Secretary
Daniel DeBrule, Student Representative
President McNiel began by thanking Kleespies for enabling us to meet
A. Membership. The group discussed institutional memberships
for members of APPIC (all 560 +), or individual memberships for those
who report that they provide some training in behavioral emergencies
(160 programs, 28% of APPIC members). We resolved to:
--Send the newsletter to all APPIC internships (Gonzales and Kleespies);
--Draft a letter to all the 160 who provide training in behavioral
emergencies and offer them a free year’s membership (McNiel
B. Nominantions. Yufit reported on nominations as follows:
-- President: Lanny Berman (who has agreed), Jim Rogers (Yufit will
ask him to run).
-- Duberstein (Yufit will ask to run), McKeon (Yufit will ask to run);
Gonzales is also a possibility.
--Also, the group discussed the need for balance on the slate, and
will try to get a violence and trauma person to run next year.
C. Awards. Alec reported only 2 submissions for student
research award, down from 10 last year. The committee will make a
selection in the next 10 days, and will inform Division 12. The group
approved the Career Achievement Awards and Distinguished Contributions
to Research in Clinical Crises and Emergencies Award. Range and Kleespies
will coordinate some recognition for this service to the section.
D. Program. Bongar reported that our business meeting
is set for APA on Sunday morning 9-10 in the hospitality suite. Program
E. Education Task Force. Kleespies reported that it is set to go to
F. Treasurer. Kleespies reported unpaid membership dues.
G. Our next meeting is Sunday at APA, 9-10am in the Hospitality Suite
of Division 12