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VACPN Executive Meeting

OMNI Hotel Charlottesville VA



Attendance:  Jen Phelps, Margurite Murray, Louise Pesnicak, Lisa Babilon, Marina Sinyard, Cheryl Zellmer, Irma Mahone, Sharon Daniels, Karen Rice, Jan Puffenburger



Meeting called to order: 10:20am by VACPN President Cheryl Zellmer


Treasurer’s Report: Read by Louise Pesnicak and accepted by all.


Secretary’s Report Reviewed on the website by Jen Phelps and accepted by all.


Old Business:

Lisa picked (2) topics for Bonafardin speaker and will follow up.

Re-Packaging (posted by Board of Pharmacy effective 12/20/2010 to 12/19/2011 on the DOP web site. (put on agenda for Spring Retreat) Jen to post on web site for VACPN


New Business:

CEU’s discussed looking into offering them again.

Ways to increase membership

Spring Conference set for May at Shrine Mount.  Jan brought the contract for Shrine Mount and reviewed with everyone.  Fee set for $77.00 per night for a double bed room or total Fee of $150.00.  Includes (1 night stay and 3 meals).

Fee for conference set for $150.00 (including membership)


12:00 pm to 1:10pm Broke for lunch.


1:10pm Re-convened New Business:

Cheryl will e-mail Bobbie Simmons of Janssen regarding booth and question dinner and speaker sponsored by Janssen.

Speakers: Group voted not to do Extenda Re-imbursement , discussed keynote speakers; Anne Powell Health Care Reform, Susan Jacobson Case Study, Dana Tramum Attorney through VOAP Psychiatric Advance Directives, Dean of Nursing at Longwood College, Mareen McCracken Alternative for Nursing Interventions, some discussion of doing break out sessions.

Discussed setting up paypal Jen and Louise to meet afterwards today to try and set up.








Wednesday Night

Movie at 7:00pm (CANVAS)



8 am Breakfast

8:30-8:45 am Registration

8:45 am Opening remarks VACPN President Cheryl Zellmer

9 – 10:30 am Anne Powell

10:30 1045 am Break

10:45 – 12:30 Business Meeting

12:30 – 1:30 LUNCH

1:30 – 2:45 pm Psychiatric Advance Directives

2:45 – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 – 4:15 pm Susan Jacobson


Thursday Night

7:00 pm Janssen Dinner Ken Brasfield




8 – 9:00 am Breakfast

9 – 10:30 am Bonafardin

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 12:00 pm Maureen McCracken

12:30 pm LUNCH


Everyone follow up by March 1st 2011 regarding the confirmation speakers.


2:19 pm Meeting Adjourned by VACPN President Cheryl Zellmer.



Respectfully Submitted:


Jennifer Phelps , LPN

CVCS VACPN Secretary



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