MCNAMA March, 2015 Meeting

MIDWEST CHAPTER
NATIONAL ANGER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING
March 12, 2015

MEMBERS PRESENT: Glen Cannon, Lynette Hoy, Bill Potterbaum, John Fei, Leanne Mackovitch, Edward Tetteh, Tonya Hall, Terry Roseborough, Alex Roseborough, Michael Herz, Charles Sterbis, Seigel Bartley, Lynsey Steiner.

Meeting Called to Order 12:30 p.m.

Location: WESTIN CHICAGO NORTHWEST
400 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143

Minutes from the October, 2014 Meeting were approved

Treasurer’s report: Per Lynette, the current checking balance is $355.00.

New Business:
1. Discussion about when to hold meetings:
Recommended Monday evenings. Next meeting: April 13, 2015 at 7 p.m. Mike motioned to set meetings on Mondays. 2nd: Lynsey Steiner
2. Where to hold next meeting? Next meeting to be held at Mt. Greenwood Anger Behavioral Specialists: John Fei and Leanne Mackovicth.
3. Discussion about the need to promote and raise awareness of NAMA/MCNAMA anger management standards/research and code of ethics.
4. Glen mentioned the need to offer MCNAMA workshops in the future.

5. The next meeting will be April 13, 2015 at 7 p.m. in Mt. Greenwood. Contacts: Leanne Mackovitch at jefnlessss@gmail.com and John Fei.

Meeting adjourned 1:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Lynette J. hoy, NCC, LCPC, CAMS-IV

Respectfully submitted,
Lynette Hoy, Secretary

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MCNAMA notes: August 27, 2014

MIDWEST CHAPTER
NATIONAL ANGER MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING
August 27, 2014

MEMBERS PRESENT: Juana Rivera-Vidal, Glen Cannon, Michael Herz, Terry Roseborough.

Meeting Called to Order 7:40 p.m.

Location: 6912 Main Street, Downers Grove Illinois 60516

Minutes from the May Meeting were approved

Treasurer’s report: Per Lynette, the current checking balance is $690.25

Old Business:
Glen updated the board on efforts to coordinate certification with IAODAPCA. IAODAPCA keeps putting off the next steps. There has been no progress since the meeting to establish the role delineation study. Glen will continue to follow up.

New Business:
Mike made several good suggestions:
1. Mike wanted the email addresses of all NAMA members so that MCNAMA could send the minutes to all regional members.
2. Mike suggested we research an email address for MCNAMA.
3. Mike suggested that he and Glen coordinate about the website.
4. It was suggested that Glen contact NAMA about MCNAMA’s role in the 2015 meeting in Chicago and to find out costs for display table and sponsoring a break.
5. Glen will contact Lynette about the cut off for presentations for the 2015 NAMA national conference.
6. Glen suggested that board members not be paid for presentations they do for MCNAMA but will be reimbursed for travel, meals and material.

The next two meeting dates were planned.
October 13 at 7 p.m. in Downers Grove and December 10 at 7 p.m. place to be determined.
Motion to adjourn: Mike
Second by Juana
Passed unanimously

Meeting adjourned 9:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted in Lynette’s absence,

Glen Cannon

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Aug. 27, 2014 MCNAMA meeting

Welcome back from the summer!!! The August MCNAMA meeting is scheduled for Wednesday
8-27-14 at 7:30 pm in the lower level conference room at
6912 Main Street (Lemont Rd) Downers Grove, Illinois 60516.
Dinner will be provided. Beverages are available from vending or BYOB (Beverage is the last B).
Please let me know by August 25th if you will be attending so we can plan for dinner. Please also email any agenda items ASAP.
Thanks, Glen Cannon, President MCNAMA
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May 8, 2014 Chapter Meeting

May 8, 2014
Members Present: Lynette Hoy, Glen Cannon, , Juana Rivera Vidal, Ofelia Miran, Mary Engholm, Douglas Mallory, Linda Mccarrin, Erving Lugo, Lynsey Steiner.

Meeting called to order by Lynette Hoy at 5:30 pm
Welcome and Introductions by Lynette Hoy
1. Approval of Minutes for April 2, 2014 Board Meeting.
a. Motion to Accept : Ofelia Miran
b. Passed unanimously.
2. Financial report was presented by Lynette Hoy.
a. Checking balance of $352.50.
b. This balance does not include fees for tonight’s workshop or additional membership fees. These will be updated by Lynette at the next meeting.
c. Move to accept financial report by Ofelia Miran, seconded by Glen Cannon and unanimously passed.
3. An overview of MCNAMA’s purpose, goals and objectives as originally presented in MCNAMA’s original charter request to NAMA were reviewed.
4. An update on the ½ day workshop proposed for the Fall by Mike and Alex was tabled because neither was present and no report was forwarded.
5. Slate of officers proposed at the April 2, 2014 meeting was presented for ratification by the membership.
a. President Glen Cannon
Vice President Mike Herz
Secretary Lynette Hoy
Treasurer Ofelia Miran

There was a motion to accept the slate as proposed which was passed unanimously.

6. Membership cards were passed out by Lynette Hoy.

7. Next meeting was proposed to be held August 27 at 7:00 pm  in Downer’s Grove 60516.  Glen will contact membership with the location at least one week before the meeting.
8. Motion to adjourn was made by Mary and seconded by Olfelia. Passed unanimously at 6:20 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,
Glen Cannon CAMS-III

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April 2, 2014 MCNAMA Board Meeting Report

Dear Friends, News from the April MCNAMA board meeting! Those in attendance: Glen Cannon, Michael Herz, Lynette Hoy, Ofelia Miran, Alex and Terry Roseborough.

We are offering a one hour presentation by Glen Cannon, LCPC, CADC on Anger and Addictions on May 8, 2014 from 6:15-7:15 p.m. One NBCC CE clock hour will be provided for LPCs, LCPCs, addictions counselors from out of state (NAADAC accepts NBCC CE clock hours). The program is also approved by IAODAPCA (ICB) for 1 CEU for the following: PCGC I or II, CCJP I or II, Counselor I or II, Preventionist I or II, CARS I or II, MISA I or II or III, CAAP I, CRSS I or II, MAATP I or II, CFPP II.
This presentation will follow the MCNAMA board meeting from 5:15-6:15 p.m. (bring your dinner or pay for the buffet on the registration form by May 1st) to be held at the Hyatt Place, Lombard, IL.
Please contact us if you would like to attend. All attendees must be NAMA members.
The cost for 1 hour workshop is $25.00. If you renew your $25.00 annual membership or join MCNAMA  for the first time — you will receive a $10.00 discount: only $40.00 for both.
The Hyatt buffett is $10.00 extra if you come for the meeting and dinner.
Register by completing and downloading this Anger and Addiction flyer!We are including PayPal links below so you can make your payment for the Midwest Chapter of NAMA membership, dinner and/or the Anger and Addiction workshop at the Hyatt Place, Lombard, on May 8, 2014.

Please select one of the links below to pay by most credit cards:

Anger and Addiction Workshop only ($25.00) 6:15-7:15 p.m. 1 NBCC CE or IAODAPCA CEU
MCNAMA membership fee and Anger and Addiction workshop: ($40.00)

MCNAMA membership fee, dinner and workshop  ($50.00)

MCNAMA membership fee and dinner only ($35.00)

MCNAMA membership fee ($25.00)

We are excited about the upcoming Anger, Aggression and Violence conference sponsored by NAMA to be held in March 12-13, 2015 at the Westin Hotel in Itasca!
Featured speaker: Dr. Ron Potter-Efron, Anger Management and Domestic Violence expert and author. Dr. Ron has written the following books: Handbook of Anger Management; Healing the Angry Brain, Letting Go of Anger; Angry All the Time; Rage and more!

MCNAMA now has a Linkedin Group you can join!
We are also planning to offer a half-day MCNAMA conference in the Fall of 2014!

If you are not a member of NAMA and MCNAMA– consider joining!
Download the NAMA application and join now! If you have completed a NAMA approved program from the Anger Management Institute or Growth Central – you may be qualified to obtain the NAMA CAMS-I or II certification. Once you have joined NAMA, download a Midwest Chapter of NAMA application and complete and mail your $25.00 membership check to join the chapter!

Our mailing address is:
Midwest Chapter of NAMA
P.O. Box 5823
Naperville, IL 60567

Or Pay the Midwest Chapter of NAMA Membership Fee of $25 through PayPal online.

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Upcoming MCNAMA 2014 Meeting and News!

The next MCNAMA meeting is scheduled for April 2, 2014 in Oak Brook, IL. Please contact us if you would like to attend. All attendees must be NAMA members.

We will be discussing the upcoming Anger, Aggression and Violence conference sponsored by NAMA to be held in March, 2015 in Chicago!

MCNAMA now has a Linkedin Group you can join!
We are also hoping to offer a one or half-day MCNAMA conference in the Fall of 2014!

If you are not a member of NAMA and MCNAMA– consider joining!
Download the NAMA application and join now! If you have completed a NAMA approved program from the Anger Management Institute or Growth Central – you may be qualified to obtain the NAMA CAMS-I or II certification. Once you have joined NAMA, download a Midwest Chapter of NAMA application and complete and mail your $25.00 membership check to join the chapter!

Our mailing address is:
Midwest Chapter of NAMA
P.O. Box 5823
Naperville, IL 60567

Or Pay the Midwest Chapter of NAMA Membership Fee of $25 through PayPal online.

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August 28, 2013 Midwest NAMA meeting

Will be held in Oak Brook, IL. Call Lynette Hoy at 630-368-1880 if you would like to attend.

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