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Beaver Island Rural Health Center
Board of Directors-DRAFT MINUTES
December 14, 2019
10:00 AM BIRHC Community Room
Present- Board members- Don Spencer, Maura Turner, Diane McDonough, Bill Johnson, Paul Welke
Absent- Jim Wojan (phoned in to participate in new business)
Staff-Tammy Radionoff, Ann Partridge, Joan Matejovsky
Public- Brad Grassmick, Kathie Ehinger, Kitty McNamara, Paul Niehaus, Dawn Marsh, Steve Radionoff, Frank D’Andraia, Joe Reed, Angel Welke
Call to order
President Don Spencer called the meeting to order at 10:02 am
Revision to agenda
No revision to the agenda was made
Review, revisions & approval of minutes
Minutes to October 1, 2019 meeting were approved (Maura Turner/Bill Johnson) unanimous
Minutes to November 14, 2019 meeting were approved (Bill Johnson/Maura Turner) unanimous
State funding was restored and increased from $100,000 to $250,000. Jim Haveman and Bill McDonough were thanked for their part in the restoration of funds.
Connie Wojan suggested including a legacy, planned giving program in the winter newsletter which she volunteered to without compensation. The discussion continued to include the legacy planned giving on the BIRHC website and in the BIRHC calendar add in the newspaper. Approved (Welke/McDonough) unanimously approved
Shingles on building to be power washed, repaired, and stained in late spring. Maura Turner is working on RFP to get quotes. Motion made to review RFP at next meeting (Welke/Johnson) unanimously approved.
Free eye exams and free glasses were provided to qualifying patients in October. Dental Clinics North began seeing patients in November. Agreement was signed with iPatientCare to begin implementation of electronic medical records for the clinic in November.
Revisions made to wording in sections 3.06 and 3.07 of the bylaws to clarify the process of replacing board members in the event of a mid-year vacancy (Bill Johnson/Paul Welke) unanimous
Telephone system is in need of updating. Quotes are to be obtained from three different suppliers if possible.
Computer system needs to be replaced to maintain federal regulatory compliance. Quote presented was accepted (Paul Welke/Diane McDonough) with one nay vote by Bill Johnson
Mackinac Straits Health System visit
Contact Rod Nelson of Mackinac Straights to gain perspective on being part of a larger organization/affiliation before continuing discussions with McLaren.
Search for New Book Keeper
Motion to authorize Tammy Radionoff and Bill Johnson to post the position and research prospective book keepers (Don Spencer/Diane McDonough)
Employee Christmas Gift
Motion made to give BIRHC employees $50 Christmas bonus and to give Donna Kubic a $1,000 bonus (Don Spencer/Diane McDonough) unanimous.
Election of Board Members
Recommendations by Bill Johnson and Jim Wojan to elect Cody Randall and Frank D’Andraia to fill board positions (Jim Wojan/Bill Johnson) nay vote by Paul Welke.
Election of Bill Johnson to second term
(Paul Welke/Diane McDonough) unanimous
Election of Officers
Vice President: Paul Welke (Bill Johnson/Diane McDonough) unanimous
Treasurer: Bill Johnson (Don Spencer/Paul Welke) unanimous
Secretary: Frank D’Andraia (Diane McDonough/Paul Welke) unanimous
Appoint Don Spencer as Board Liaison
(Bill Johnson/Paul Welke) unanimous
Set 2020 Meeting Dates
January 11, 2020; April 25, 2020; July 18, 2020; September 12, 2020; December 12, 2020
President-Don Spencer; Vice President-Paul Welke; Secretary-Frank D’Andraia; Treasurer- Bill Johnson
Dr. John Martin; Ann Partridge; Cecilia Peasley; Bill Johnson; Cody Randall
Chair- Diane McDonough; Jim Wojan; Paul Welke
Chair- Bill Johnson; Don Spencer; Frank D’Andraia
Resource Development and Marketing/Fund Exploration:
Chair- Connie Wojan, Co-Chair-Frank D’Andraia; Ann Partridge
Jim Wojan; John Works Jr.
Connie Wojan gave public recognition to Mary Cook for 15 years of service and advice.
Motion to adjourn
Motion made at 11:40 am (Bill Johnson/Paul Welke)
Respectfully submitted by: Tammy Radionoff, Managing Director