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INAAMS January 2013 Meeting

Keith Miller, President, INAAMS

Jarrod Sights, Secretary

January 8, 2013@1130

LOCATION: Teleconference

Recorder: Jarrod Sights, Secretary

Time Adjourned: 1314

Next Meeting/Location

February 12, 2013 @1130 Teleconference...Call-in info to follow

BOARD MEMBERS: P= PRESENT...50% NEEEDED FOR QUORUM

Patrick Rauscher (St. Mary’s LifeFlight)

Keith Miller (St. Mary’s LifeFlight)President

Doug Scher (Lutheran Air)

LuAnn McKinley (Lutheran Air) Treasurer

Rodney Logan (Memorial MedFlight) Past President

Ken Nemes (Memorial MedFlight)

John Gott (Air Evac LifeTeam)

Tim Lowe (Air EvacLifeteam)

Joe Ruley(Parkview Samaritan)

Mike Durr (Parkview Samaritan)

Brian Beard (PHI)

Fred Craigin (PHI) President-Elect

Jarrod Sights (LifeLine) Secretary

Steve Johnson (LifeLine)

Joe Michna(AirMethods KY)

Amy Helm (AirMethods KY)

QUORUM PRESENT YES/NO

Meeting Agenda:Agenda:

OPERATIOR PILOT REPRESENTATIVES ATTENDING:

P Al Hider (Air Evac Lifeteam)

P Mike O’Leary

P Bryan Smith (Air Methods)

P Noah Silveus (PHI)

P

P Others Attending:

P Bryant Shumate(AirMethods KY) P

P

P

P

P

P

Total Present 12

YES

INDIANA AAMS

 
 
 
 
 
 

Agenda Item

 
 
 
 

Discussion/Info

 
 
 
 

Person Responsible/Next Update

 
 
 
 
 

Call to Order/Welcome/Minutes Approval

 

The meeting was called to order by Keith Miller at 1132, a quorum was present by phone and in person. Welcome to our new member organization AirMethods KY. Amy Helm and Joe Michna were in attendance as well as Bryant Shumate via phone. Minutes from previous meeting were reviewed and approved, motion to accept by Rodney, seconded by John Gott.

 
 
 
 

None

 
 

Treasurers Report

Treasurers report was read and presented. Refer to Treasurers Report for details. Beginning balance was $15,558.54The Ending balance reported was $17,933.59. For current specific info refer to Treasurers Report.

All dues are in currently for all programs for 2012, AMC KY and Parkview are current for 2013. Still waiting on 2013 dues from the rest.

 
 

All, please ensure that Dues are paid by your respective programs..Also complete the program information form sent by Luann previously.

 
 
 

Website

 

Fred has been working on the revision and to go any further we need payment method such as a debit/credit card. Discussion was held and it was determined by the group that we should move forward with acquisition of a credit/debit card. Luann investigated that we can obtain one from PNC Bank. Look at 1000 credit limit. More to follow.

 
 
 

Fred to look into new website vendor 1and1.com.

 
 
 

T-shirt

 
 

Were given out at the IERC, 200 left.

 
 
 
 

None

 
 
 

Review Courses

December Class was a success with a good turnout. Will look into future classes possibly in October 2013 pending availability of outside instructors. Following our rotation a central Indiana location should be set.

 
 
 

Jarrod to get with Anthony Baca for dates and also refund of funds credited for 2012 review course. Fred to investigate location for class in 2013.

 
 

IERC 2013

Good showing compared to previous year. Talk with Cheryl about a better time for next year and filling out the application with more specific information to attract a better group of participants. Group also decided to do booth again this year as well as lecture. Group is to have outline to Keith with topics by February.

 
 

Keith to fill out application for 2013.

Radio Update

 

Per Fred it is on hold due to changing of the guard at state/local level. More info to follow...

 

Fred to update in future.

INDIANA AAMS

Trauma Ruling

Nothing new to report. No real impact on the transport environment. Will keep abreast.

N/A

Meeting Dates

Meeting Date to stay the same for 2013. It was decided to have 3 more face to face meetings this year and to have those around other events. Look at calendar to set dates at next meeting. If the need arises to have more face to face these will be scheduled.

Look at Calendar to set dates of face to face meetings.

Elections for 2013.

Fred assumed the function of President effective this meeting. Elections were held for the following positions: President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer. Nominations were received for President Elect: Tim Low, Jarrod Sights. Nominations were received for Secretary: Amy Helm, Jarrod Sights. Treasurer: Doug Scher. Secret Ballot voting revealed the following :

Treasurer:Doug Scher
Secretary: Amy Helm
President Elect: Tim Lowe
The officers for INAAMS for 2013 will be: President: Fred Craigin

President Elect: Tim Lowe Treasurer: Doug Scher Secretary: Amy Helm

Info

Looking Forward

Fred wants everyone to review ByLaws by next meeting to see if there are any changes that need to be made.
Discussion about reestablishing the safety committee and requiring services to use WeatherTurndown.com. Will discuss at next meeting. Come with ideas on developing an INAAMS patch.

Come up with 2013 goals and direction....well on our way with what was discussed today.
Fred brought up having a NACCS Course sponsored by INAAMS in the in May. Fred to investigate.

Everyone

Adjourned

Adjourned at 1314.... motioned by Rodney, 2nd vote by Luanne.

N/A

Meeting Name:

IN-AAMS  - March  2013 Meeting

LOCATION:

Teleconference

Facilitator:

Fred Craigin,  President IN-AAMS

Recorder:

Joe Michna, IN-AAMS

Time Keeper:

Fred Craigin,  President IN-AAMS

Time Adjourned:

1352

Date:

March 12th, 2013  @ 1130

Next

Meeting Location:

April 9th, 2013 @1130

Teleconference

 

BOARD MEMBERS: P=Present… 50% needed for Quorum     Operator PILOT Representatives Attending:

Patrick Rauscher (St Mary’s LifeFlight)

 

Al Hider  (Air Evac LifeTeam)

 

Keith Miller  (St Mary’s LifeFlight)

 

Mike O’Leary ( ? )

 

Doug Scher  (Lutheran Air)                         TREASURER

P

Bryan Smith  (Air Methods)

 

LuAnn McKinley  (Lutheran Air)

P

Noah Silveus  (PHI)

 

Rodney Logan  (Memorial MedFlight)

 

 

 

Ken Nemes  (Memorial MedFlight)

 

 

 

John Gott  (Air Evac LifeTeam)

P

ADDITIONAL ATTENDIES:

 

Tim Lowe  (Air Evac LifeTeam)             PRESIDENT ELECT

P

Pat Unger, Lutheran Air

 

Joe Ruley  (Parkview Samaritan)

P

Shannon Kunberger, PHI Air Medical Group LLC

 

Mike Durr  (Parkview Samaritan)

 

Karen Moulton, Air Methods

 

Brian Beard (St Vincent StatFlight)

P

Jason Smith, INDHS

 

Fred Craigin  (St Vincent StatFlight)           PRESIDENT

P

Ruth Rench, Genentech

 

Jarrod Sights  (LifeLine)

 

 

 

Steve Johnson  (LifeLine)

 

 

 

Joe Michna  (Air Methods KY)

P

 

 

Amy Helm  (Air Methods KY)                      SECRETARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL PRESENT:

8

 

 

QUORUM PRESENT  - YES / NO

YES

 

 

 

 

Agenda Item

Discussion / info

Individual responsible /

next update

Call to order / Quorum

After several unsuccessful attempts to establish a teleconference link, the meeting was called to order by Fred Craigin at 1140.  A Quorum was present.

 

Genentech Presentation

A 30 minute update presentation on ACTIVASE was given by Ruth Rench. Clinical Specialist.  This was followed by group discussion.

 

INDHS Presentation

Jason Smith updated the group on the status of several INDHS projects as well as discussed how their agency could be of help to our organization.  Group discussion followed.

 

Regular Meeting Resumed

 

 

Approval of Minutes

The minutes from the previous meeting was reviewed and approved. 

Motion to accept by ?, second by Doug.

Treasurer Report

Treasurer’s report was presented.  Refer to treasures report for details.  The 2013 Budget was reviewed.

 

 

 

 

 

Old Business

 

 

IERC

Further discussion surrounded the organizations upcoming participation in the 2013 IERC.  Application Paperwork and fees have been submitted.

Currently needing commitments from each agency.

 

Topics for presentation to be assembled and any potential costs need to be investigated.

Committee – Keith (chair), Amy, Ken and Jarrod.

 

TRAINING  Courses

-       Currently IN-AAMS plans on holding a FPC/CFRN course the first week of October (possibly 4th,5th,6th)

-       NAACS Communicators course

IN AAMS plans on holding a NAACS course in Fort Wayne Indiana.  Dates of May 22nd and 23rd.  Cost is estimated at $1600.00 for 10-12 students.  Over this number costs may increase.  Initial paperwork and initial fees of $1200.00 have been submitted.

Jerrod to contact the training agency to confirm the FPC/CFRN as discussed.

 

 

 

Fred to obtain confirmation on date and arrangements for NAACS as discussed.

Social Media

New Web Site – the new website is operational at http://www.INAAMS.ORG  through 1and1.com.

The Site was reviewed by viewing each currently created page and discussion was held.  It was unanimously agreed to move forward with this setup and vendor.

 

 

The current FACEBOOK page was also discussed.  It was agreed that we need to get this site in order as well and provide links to and from this to our website.

 

Individuals to manage the WEB site – Fred, Rodney, LuAnn, Doug

 

Individuals to manage the FACEBOOK page – Keith, LuAnn, Doug

 

Calendar Review

The current tentative calendar was reviewed.  After discussion it was tentatively approved. 

Fred to distribute to the board

Board Representation

Fred asks that each organization look into their representation as there are some board members that we have not heard from in some time.  The same holds true for the pilot representation.  In order to keep this organization progressive, active participation is of benefit.

Each organization to confirm board participation.

Marketing Supplies

Doug presented information in order to restocking our PR supplies for the upcoming year.  After discussion 500 PENS, ?# SCISSORS and 100 PORTFOLIO’s were authorized for purchase even though the amount was more than was budgeted.

Doug to confirm current prices and proceed with purchase.

Current IN-AAMS Brochure

Doug presented our current brochure which is out of date. After short discussion several agencies updated it.

Ken (chair), Doug to assist.

TRAINING

Further discussion of reinvestigating the possibility of Co-sponsoring an Aviation Safety Summit with the FAA was held. 

All in attendance thought it was a good idea to be further pursued

Committee  - Tim to make contact with the FAA to determine their willingness to participate.  Ken and Pat to assist.

NEW Business

 

 

AMTC

After discussion it was agreed that IN AAMS could fund the registration Fee for 1 individual from each program.  Travel, food or other expenses would not be covered.

Further discussion to follow at the next meeting.

This will need to be submitted as soon as possible.

 

Safety Committee

Discussion about getting the Safety Committee active was held.  It was agreed that this needs to be done and individuals were assigned in an attempt to do this.

Ken, Pat, Tim and Pilots.

Other

 

 

Presentation

Genentech and INDHS were thanked for their presentations as well as PIKE FD for hosting our meeting.

 

Genentech was also thanked for providing lunch to the group.

 

Board Representation

Fred asks that each organization look into their representation as there are some board members that we have not heard from in some time.  The same holds true for the pilot representation.  In order to keep this organization progressive, active participation is of benefit.

Each organization to confirm board participation.

Adjourned

 

 

Next Meeting

April 9th 2013   Teleconference

Motion by ? second by ?

 



Meeting Name:

IN-AAMS  - February  2013 Meeting

LOCATION:

Teleconference

Facilitator:

Fred Craigin,  President IN-AAMS

Recorder:

Amy Helm, Secretary IN-AAMS

Time Keeper:

Amy Helm,  Secretary IN-AAMS

Time Adjourned:

1318

Date:

February 12th, 2013  @ 1130

Next

Meeting Location:

March 12th, 2013 @1130

TBA Face-to-Face

 

BOARD MEMBERS: P=Present… 50% needed for Quorum     Operator PILOT Representatives Attending:

Patrick Rauscher (St Mary’s LifeFlight)

 

Al Hider  (Air Evac LifeTeam)

 

Keith Miller  (St Mary’s LifeFlight)

P

Mike O’Leary ( ? )

 

Doug Scher  (Lutheran Air)                         TREASURER

P

Bryan Smith  (Air Methods)

 

LuAnn McKinley  (Lutheran Air)

P

Noah Silveus  (PHI)

 

Rodney Logan  (Memorial MedFlight)

 

 

 

Ken Nemes  (Memorial MedFlight)

P

 

 

John Gott  (Air Evac LifeTeam)

 

ADDITIONAL ATTENDIES:

 

Tim Lowe  (Air Evac LifeTeam)             PRESIDENT ELECT

P

Amy Fleck,  Operations Manager StatFlight

 

Joe Ruley  (Parkview Samaritan)

 

 

 

Mike Durr  (Parkview Samaritan)

P

 

 

Brian Beard (St Vincent StatFlight)

P

 

 

Fred Craigin  (St Vincent StatFlight)           PRESIDENT

P

 

 

Jarrod Sights  (LifeLine)

P

 

 

Steve Johnson  (LifeLine)

 

 

 

Joe Michna  (Air Methods KY)

P

 

 

Amy Helm  (Air Methods KY)                      SECRETARY

P

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL PRESENT:

11

 

 

QUORUM PRESENT  - YES / NO

YES

 

 

 

 

Agenda Item

Discussion / info

Individual responsible /

next update

Call to order / Quorum

The meeting was called to order by Fred Craigin at 1133.  A Quorum was present.

 

Approval of Minutes

The minutes from the previous meeting was reviewed and approved. 

Motion to accept by Keith, second by Doug.

Treasurer Report

Treasurer’s report was presented.  Refer to treasures report for details.  Beginning Balance $17,933.59.  Deposits = $3600.00, Expenses = $32.40.  Ending Balance $21501.19.

 

It was noted that TAXES for 2012 have been filed and that the limit has risen from $25,000 to $50,000.

 

A copy of the 2012 budget was received in order to formulate one for 2013.

 

A Debit card has been obtained and is linked to the checking account.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fred will prepare and forward a suggested budget to the leadership staff for 2013 after this meeting.

 

 

 

Old Business

 

 

IERC

Discussion surrounded the organizations potential upcoming participation in the 2013 IERC. 

Currently needing commitments from each agency.

 

Application to be submitted, Topics for presentation to be assembled and any potential costs need to be investigated.

Committee formed – Keith to chair with assistance from Amy, Ken and Jarrod.

 

TRAINING  Courses

It was reported that the FPC/CFRN review course held at St Mary’s was a success.  The organization had enough participation to make a small profit.

-       Currently IN-AAMS is investigating holding another FPC/CFRN course the first week of October (possibly 4th,5th,6th)

NAACS Communicators course

-       Currently disusing the possibility of holding a NAACS course in Indiana.  Potential dates of May 22nd and 23rd.  Cost is estimated at $1600.00 for 10-12 students.  Over this number costs may increase.

Jerrod to contact the training agency to confirm availability and current cost for FPC/CFRN as discussed.

 

 

 

Fred to obtain confirmation on date and arrangements for NAACS as discussed.

Social Media

New Web Site – the new (beta) website is operational at http://s454958597.initial-website.com through 1and1.com.

It is very easy to use and what has currently been reconstructed was done in about 3 hours.   Currently we are operating on a 30 day free window.  Discussion was held and after review by those able to access it during the meeting it was unanimously agreed to move forward with this setup and vendor.

 

If resistance from current website provider to transfer current web address, we will look into a possible INAAMS.org address.

 

The current FACEBOOK page was also discussed.  It was agreed that we need to get this site in order as well and provide links to and from this to our website.

 

Fred to finalize business arrangements and initial setup of new beta site.  Also coordinate access for other site webmasters.

 

Rodney to obtain release code from current web provider in order to transfer INAAMS.com address.

 

Individuals to manage the WEB site – Fred, Rodney, LuAnn, Doug

 

Individuals to manage the FACEBOOK page – Keith, LuAnn, Doug

 

Bylaw Revisions

A discussion was held about updating the current IN-AAMS organizations bylaws.  It was noted that the last revision was in 2009.  It was agreed that a review would take place at the next meeting in order to move forward.

All board members to review the current bylaws for the next meeting.

 

 

 

New Business

 

 

TRAINING

A discussion of reinvestigating the possibility of Co-sponsoring an Aviation Safety Summit with the FAA was held.  This is normally a two day course / session.

All in attendance thought it was a good idea and should be pursued.

Committee formed - Tim to make contact with the FAA to determine their willingness to participate.  Ken to assist.

 

Tim to contact Pat to see if he would be willing to assist.

Board Representation

Fred asks that each organization look into their representation as there are some board members that we have not heard from in some time.  The same holds true for the pilot representation.  In order to keep this organization progressive, active participation is of benefit.

Each organization to confirm board participation.

Marketing Supplies

Doug inquired about restocking our PR supplies for the upcoming year.  He reports that there is a limited supply of PENS, SCISSORS and PORTFOLIO’s left.

Doug to get current prices for the next meeting.

Current IN-AAMS Brochure

Ken brought up that our current brochure is out of date. (2006?)  After short discussion it was agreed that we probably need to update it.

Ken to take lead, Doug agreed to assist.

 

 

 

Other

 

 

GENETEC Presentation

Tim discussed the possibility of allowing GENETEC to provide a short presentation (about ½ hour) at our next meeting.   They may possibly provide lunch? After a short discussion it was agreed that this would be acceptable.

Tim to check on GENETC availability and confirm for the next meeting.

Next Meeting

After discussion it was agreed by all in attendance that with the number of items we need to discuss and move on, our next meeting should be a Face-to-Face and recommended to be in the Indianapolis area.

Fred to locate a suitable location for meeting.

 

 

 

Adjourned

 

 

Next Meeting

March 12th, 2012   Will be Face-to-Face, location to be announced.

Motion by Ken, second by Doug

 

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