MEETING MINUTES – September 6, 2018

WMCA Board Meeting

September 6, 2018

7:30 – 9:00am

Kent ISD, ESC, Board Room


  1. Call to Order – 7:38am
  2. Approval of Minutes – May 10, 2018
  3. Officer Reports
    1. President – Anne Harig
    2. Past President – Kasey Hagler-  Professional Development Hours. Specifics with recertification. 25 hours college, 25 hours career, certain amount for military. Also, we need to have sex trafficking training hours. Professional learning hours means what?
    3. President Elect – Judy Bouley – Nothing to report
    4. Treasurer – Dave Witucki – Not starting off with as much as we did last year, but we did spend more than usual with smart purchases.
    5. Membership – Renee Hartman – Membership has been light. We have about 15 memberships. Wants to put membership list in shared drive. We need to start a new email list of current members. Need to get new members in the 2018-2019 email list.
    6. Secretary – Angela Pulera – Nothing to report.
    7. Newsletter – Open – Need someone to fill this role. Changing “Newsletter” to “Communication Rep” – May need to change something up with our gmail account.
    8. Marketing – Dori Castignola – If you have any suggestion for Dori to post on facebook please share them with her.
    9. Reps at Large – Eric Kelliher, Diane Schroeder – Erik – Talked about Global Career Development Facilitator. Diane – Gave quick update on Ashley VanBemmelen. Diane and Ashley would like to lead a breakout session, “How to start your own practice.”
    10. Community Liaison – Anthony Muller – N/A
    11. Grade Level
      1. High School – Ken Parker, Lacy Otteman – Ken – Lots of questions about the hours of recertification from fellow counselors. Lacy – Having a PLC about how we will all get those recertifications hours. Will share information if they come up with something.
      2. Middle School – MaryAnne Harris, Deanna DiPonio – Nothing to report.
      3. Elementary – Hillary DeRidder – Hiring at Kelloggsville’s high school.
    12. Grad Student Rep – LaAnne Lazar
    13. Website – Ashley VanBemmelen – Would like to help create an online applications.


  1. Old Business
    1. None


  1. New Business
    1. Fundraiser
    2. Marketing
    3. Fall conference – Prolong morning and do a later lunch. Start time for memberships 7:30am.
      1. Diane is going to make 3 gift bags for our presenters
      2. Dori – Put link to membership on facebook
    4. Newsletter – Change description to “Communications Rep”
    5. Board Member Info Sheet
    6. SCECHs – Deanna will do SCECHs again!


2018-19 SCHEDULE

Sept. 6, 2018 – Board Meeting, KISD

Oct. 4, 2018 – Board Meeting, KISD

Oct. 19 – Fall Conference @ DU

Nov. 8, 2018 – Board Meeting, KISD

Jan. 10, 2019 – Board Meeting, KISD

Feb. 14, 2019 – Winter Conference, KISD

March 7, 2019 – Board Meeting, KISD

April 19, 2019 – Spring Banquet, Downtown Market

May 9, 2019 – Board Meeting, KISD


2018/19 WMCA Board


President: Anne Harig (2020)


President-Elect: Judy Bouley (2021)


Past-President: Kasey Hagler (2019)


Treasurer: Dave Witucki (2019)


Secretary: Angie Pulera (2020)


High School Representative: Lacy Otteman (2020)


High School Representative: Ken Parker (2019)


Middle School Representative: Deanna DiPonio (2019)


Middle School Representative: MaryAnn Harris (2020)


Elementary School Representative: Hillary DeRidder (2019)


Elementary School Representative: OPEN (2020)


Representative at Large: Diane Schroeder (2019)


Representative at Large: Eric Kelliher (2020)


Community Liaison: Anthony Muller (appointed)


Marketing/Advertising: Dori Castignola (appointed)


Membership: Renee Hartman (appointed)


MCA Governing Council Representative: HOLD


Website: Ashley VanBemmelen (appointed)


WMCA Historian: Kasey Hagler (appointed)


Graduate Student Representative: LeAnne Lazar (appointed)


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