16 Jan Minutes

January 2016 Minutes
Board of Directors Meeting

Mission: Drug Free Johnson County is a volunteer organization dedicated to serving as a catalyst for preventing, treating and reducing the negative effects of substance abuse and thereby enhancing the health and safety of our community.

Attendees: Jim Hoeing, Sarah Hall, Rick Hughes, Pete Ketchum, John Regas, Susan Sahm, Erica Garrity, Abby Hamilton, Sonya Ware-Meguiar, Kendee Kolp, Nancy Tinkle, Aaron Hagist, Stephanie Cunningham

1. Call to Order: Stephanie Cunningham called the meeting to order at 1135 hours.
2. Introductions were made by all in attendance.
3. Stephanie Cunningham gave all members a chance to review the December minutes. She asked if anyone had any amendments they wished to have made for the December minutes. With no amendments recommended, Sonya Ware-Meguiar made a motion to approve the minutes as written. Rick Hughes seconded the motion, and Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed.
4. Stephanie Cunningham stated that current board members; Abby Hamilton, Lisa Kress, Tammi Hickman and Aaron Hagist terms were up. Stephanie Cunningham stated she would accept nominations for board positions. The following nominations were made:
a. Stephanie Cunningham nominated Abby Hamilton to the board. Rick Hughes seconded the nomination. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. Abby Hamilton was elected to the board for a two year term.
b. Sonya Ware-Meguiar nominated Tammi Hickman to the board. Susan Sahm seconded the motion. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. Tammi Hickman was elected to the board for a two year term.
c. Rick Hughes nominated Aaron Hagist to the board. Sonya Ware-Meguiar seconded the motion. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. Aaron Hagist was elected to the board for a two year term.
d. Susan Sahm nominated Erica Garrity to the board. Sonya Ware-Meguiar seconded the motion. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. Erica Garrity was elected to the board for a two year term.
e. Rick Hughes nominated Pete Ketchum to the board. Abby Hamilton seconded the motion. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. Pete Ketchum was elected to the board for a two year term.
f. Lisa Kress advised the board, via email, that she would not seek re-election. Lisa stated she had accepted a new position, and would not be able to attend the monthly meetings. (Erica Garrity is her replacement for Adult and Child)
5. Jim Hoeing asked the board about the by-laws. They were discussed at the last meeting, including the need to update them. The board asked that by-laws be put on the agenda for the February meeting. Rick Hughes asked that members be emailed the most current copy, so they can be reviewed prior to the meeting.
6. Jim Hoeing advised the December income was just over $3,300.00. This makes the total funding available for 2016: $81,044.55. Jim Hoeing presented the finalized grant numbers, based on the Grants Committee recommendations and board vote of approval. That funding is:
Treatment/Intervention
Requested Recommended
Johnson County Sheriff’s Office $10,789.00 $7,630.57
Reach for Youth $15,949.00 $7,630.57
Tara Treatment Center $ 5,000.00 $5,000.00

Justice/Law Enforcement
Requested Recommended
Greenwood Police Department $5,953.00 $5,953.00
Greenwood Recovery Court $9,000.00 $4,136.14
Franklin Police Department $1,392.00 $1,392.00
Adult Probation $6,600.00 $4,380.00
Juvenile Probation $7,200.00 $4,400.00

Prevention/Education
Requested Recommended
Turning Point $ 2,900.00 $2,900.00
Franklin Community Schools $ 5,000.00 $2,485.00
Girl’s Inc. $10,000.00 $6,125.57
Boys and Girls Club $ 3,325.00 $2,625.00
Youth Connections $10,000.00 $6,125.57
PHJC Young Lungs $ 5,242.00 $ 0.00

Jim Hoeing stated that the recommendations, along with the applications, have been sent to ICJI for review. The contracts have been completed, and are ready to be sent. Jim Hoeing stated he hopes to be on the agenda for the Johnson County Commissioners and Johnson County Council for their respective meetings on February 8th, 2016 meeting. Pending their approval, this would have the checks issued February 22nd, 2016.

7. Jim Hoeing discussed the Drug Free Johnson County website. In the December meeting, members were told the website had been shut down. The person used to develop the website had let his credit card expire, and the site was shut down. At the December meeting the board voted to allow $250.00 to be spent to open and restore the website. Jim Hoeing stated he made contact with GoDaddy, the host, and explained the situation to them. GoDaddy agreed to restore the website for $143.64, including maintenance for the next three years. Once the website is back up, an archived copy will be loaded. Jim Hoeing stated he hopes to have the site back up and running by the February meeting.
8. Stephanie Cunningham opened the floor for any new business.
a. Sarah Hall reintroduced herself to the board. Sarah Hall stated that she was representing Communities That Care for Johnson County. She stated that Michelle McMahon is no longer with Communities That Care. Sarah Hall stated that she would be attending the meetings and would be glad to help the board in any way she could.
9. There was no other new business brought forward, and no old business to discuss. Stephanie Cunningham stated she would entertain a motion to adjourn the meeting. Rick Hughes made a motion to adjourn, and Aaron Hagist seconded the motion. Stephanie Cunningham called for a vote. All members voted in favor, with none opposed. The meeting was adjourned at 1200 hours.