Executive Board ​Notes

November 4, 2019

Recruitment & Retention: 1 member joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased

Speaker Update: Review article assigned. All AGD paperwork has been returned for the 2019-2020 session. Kate Hammelman, MPDS’ Scholarship winter will attend the November 12th CE meeting. ODA update to be given at the November 12, 2019 CE meeting.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships still available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped.

Old Business: Recruit for a future Treasurer/Secretary for 2020 since Johnson has volunteered to move into Pres Elect/VP- Pres- Past Pres positions. Save the date of March 14, 2020 Salem Paddy Pint Race; April 2-4, 2020 ODC at Oregon Convention Center, Portland; September 26, 2020 HOD at The Riverhouse in Bend, OR

NEW BUSINESS: Dr. Thien-Y Hoang resigned, moved out of area, so MPDS has 2 vacant board positions that we will begin recruiting for. MPDS will begin work to develop a social event, possibly at a local winery or brewery. Board approved the work to begin to develop our own MPDS Member Directory.

 

October 1, 2019

Recruitment & Retention: 2 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased

Speaker Update: Review article assigned. All AGD paperwork has been returned for the 2019-2020 session. ODA update to be given at the November 12, 2019 CE meeting.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships still available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped.

Old Business: Recruit for a future Treasurer/Secretary for 2020 since Johnson has volunteered to move into Pres Elect/VP- Pres- Past Pres positions. November newsletter will begin the “Meet Your Executive Board Members” section. Dr. Clark will be highlighted in November. Delegates attended the 2019 HOD. Save the date of ODC April 2-4, 2020 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

New Business:  The board has begun the work to find relevant topics and speakers for the 2020-2021 session. MPDS continues to try and have a bigger footprint in social media.

September 3, 2019

Recruitment & Retention: 2 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased

Speaker Update: Review article assigned. All AGD paperwork has been returned for the 2019-2020 session. ODA update to be given at the November 12, 2019 CE meeting.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships still available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Bank switched to digital platform, so all financial signers given new login passwords.

Old Business:  Still recruiting for HOD- September 28, 2019 in Portland.Officers of MPDS Executive Board voted at May 14, 2019 CE meeting are as follows with the term expiring:Past President- Dr. Jennifer Frankel; President- Dr. Jev Clark; Pres Elect/VP- Dr. Paul Brannen; Treasurer/Sec- Dr. Alex Johnson (Volunteered to move into Pres Elect/VP in May 2020); Rep at Large- Dr. Jennifer Rosales; Rep at Large- Dr. Thien-Y Hoang; Rep at Large- Still recruiting due to Dr. Trevor moving; Editor- Dr. Selma Moon Pierce (annual volunteer); Web Manager- Dr. Will Trevor (volunteer)Recruit for a future Treasurer/Secretary for 2020 since Johnson has volunteered to move into Pres Elect/VP- Pres- Past Pres positions.

New Business:  Dr. Trevor moved out of state but will continue to support Ex. Director with MPDS website. Continue to recruit for Rep. At Large 3 position. Save the date of ODC April 2-4, 2020 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Dr. Thien-Y Hoang suggested that we consider creating a “Meet a Member” section in our newsletter. Teri stated maybe we could start with “Meet Your Board Members”.

June 5, 2019

Recruitment and retention: 0 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 1 deceased.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
Review article assigned. Finalized 2019-2020 schedule has returned 7 of 8 AGD paperwork packets. Accreditation approved and extended 7/31/2023. ODA update to be given at Nov 12, 2019 CE meeting. Guest speaker invited to May 14th meeting.  

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Money transferred from Investment to Checking Account. President will meet with banker to discuss account security and protocol. SAIF premium paid and renewed.

Old Business:  Recruiting HOD for Portland September 28, 2019. Next board meeting is September 3, 2019. Recruit for future board members.                                                                                          

New Business:  Website updated. Teri Butler hired as new Executive Director. Sabrina Hance retired as of June 30, 2019. Trevor to be voted as Rep At Large at the September 10, 2019 CE/Membership meeting.


May 7, 2019

 
Recruitment and retention:
2 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.
Speaker Schedule updates:   
Review article assigned. Finalized 2019-2020 schedule has returned 4 of 8 AGD paperwork packets. Accreditation expiring 7/31/19 and renewal process was submitted May 1, 2019.  ODA update to be given at Nov 12, 2019 CE meeting. Guest speaker invited to May 14th meeting.
Financial Update:
Accounts verified. Sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Money being transferred from Investment to Checking Account. New financial signers on all accounts being updated. President to receive keys and passwords upon taking office.
Old Business: 
Unconfirmed ODA summit meeting for component executive director, May 14-16th.  Recruiting HOD for Portland September 28, 2019. Guest speaker at May 14th CE. Next board meeting is closed to public and is Wednesday, June 5th at Illahe. Dress code is required.     
                                                                                       

New Business:  Board vacancy for Rep at large position. Elections to be held at May membership meeting for the following:  Frankel-Past President; Clark, President; Brannen, Pres. Elect/VP; Johnson, Treasurer/Sec.; Rosales and Hoang, Reps at Large; Moon Pierce, Editor (non-voting member). Website updated. Executive Director retiring as of June 2019. Advertised in newsletter, website, and Indeed.  Applications being accepted.

April 2, 2019


Recruitment and retention:
0 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. 
Speaker Schedule updates:   
Review article assigned. Final presentation schedule confirmed for 2019-2020 and AGD codes assigned. Accreditation expiring 7/31/19 and renewal process started.  

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. No change in our membership dues or sponsorship fees for 2019-2020, our local fees have all proudly remained unchanged since 2008! Non-profit renewed with State of Oregon. 

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland- April 4-6, 2019. ODA summit meeting for component executive director, May 14-16th is unconfirmed. HOD will be in Portland September 28, 2019. Scholarship recipient reception to be attended by board member, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019, 3:30-5pm.                                                                                                

New Business:  Future board members being recruited for VP/Pres. Nominations were accepted for 2 Reps at Large positions. Voting to be held at May membership meeting.  Website updated. Outside office building being re-keyed where MPDS leases.

March 5, 2019


Recruitment and retention:
1 members joined/transferred in. 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.

Speaker Schedule updates:   Review article assigned. Final presentation schedule being confirmed for 2019-2020 and AGD codes assigned. Accreditation expiring 7/31/19 and renewal process started.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. No change in our membership dues or sponsorship fees for 2019-2020, our local fees have all proudly remained unchanged since 2008!

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland- April 4-6, 2019. ODA summit meeting for component executive director, May 14-16th , is unconfirmed. HOD will be in Portland September 28, 2019. Scholarship recipient reception to be attended by board member, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019.                                                                                                

New Business:  Future board members being recruited for VP/Pres. Nominations were accepted for 2 Reps at Large positions. Voting to be held at May membership meeting.  Moon Pierce volunteered to continue as editor of the newsletter, a non-voting member of the board.

February 6, 2019


Recruitment and retention:
2 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 1 speaker. Review article assigned. Presentation schedule being confirmed for spring 2020 and AGD codes assigned.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Annual Avast premium cleanup purchased.

Old Business:  Website updated. Salem Free Clinic to give update and attend Feb. 12, 2019 meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland- April 4-6, 2019. HOD will be in Portland September 28, 2019. Scholarship recipient reception to be attended by board member, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019, 3:30-5pm. MPDS Outlook being synchronized with Gmail. Tooth Taxi needs dental volunteers on February 26th and 27th, as well as, March 4th, 6th, and 7th locally.                                                                                           

New Business:  Future board members being recruited for VP/Pres. Elect, Polk Co. Rep. and Marion Co. Rep. CE course evaluations discussed. AGD accreditation renewal to be submitted by end of April for July 31, 2019 expiration. Temporary dentist help needed in member practice. Microsoft Publisher program error discussed.


January 2, 2019

Recruitment and retention: 1 member joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 1 speaker. Review article assigned. Board duties reviewed for membership meetings. Presentation schedule being confirmed for spring 2020.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Checking and Savings account changed to interest bearing accounts. 2019 MPDS office lease renewed at same rate.

Old Business:  Website updated. Chemeketa Dental Assisting recipient invited to Jan 8, 2019 meeting. MPDS office closed January 22-24, 2019.  Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 ODA Infection Control CE available and leadership meeting at La Sell’s Center in Corvallis- Registration required. Salem Free Clinic to give update and attend Feb. 12, 2019 meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland- April 4-6, 2019. HOD will be in Portland September 28, 2019. Scholarship recipient reception, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019, 3:30-5pm. MPDS Outlook being reconfigured with Gmail since mpdentalce@qwestoffice email is deactivated.                                                                                           

New Business:  Future board members being recruited. January board meeting was moved to Wednesday, January 2nd due to the holiday. Roth’s adding 10% service charge to be passed down to server’s/cooks/room decorator’s as gratuity/tips. CE course evaluations discussed. 2018 ODA member numbers reflected 1.8% growth.

December 4, 2018

Recruitment and retention:  5 members joined/transferred in. 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. 

Speaker Schedule updates:   2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 1 speaker. Review article assigned. Board duties reviewed for membership meetings.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Checking and Savings account approved to be swapped to interest bearing accounts. Investment withdrawal approved to maintain minimum balance. Payroll not given approval for online reporting or power of attorney for new transit tax. Awaiting paperwork for office lease renewal.

Old Business:  Website updated. ODA President attended MPDS executive board meeting. Chemeketa Dental Assisting recipient invited to Jan 8, 2019 meeting. MPDS office closed January 22-24, 2019.  Salem Free Clinic to give update and attend Feb. 12, 2019 meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. HOD will be in Portland September 28, 2019. Scholarship recipient reception, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019, 3:30- 5pm.                                                                                        

New Business:  Future board members being recruited. Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 ODA CE available and leadership meeting at La Sell’s Center in Corvallis. Annual Wellness Bonus approved. January board meeting moved to Wednesday, January 2nd due to holiday. 

November 6, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 2 members joined/transferred in. 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. ODA final quarter recruitment/renewal ongoing.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 1 speaker. Review article assigned. Board duties reviewed for membership meetings. Updated schedule 2018- May 2019 confirmed.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. Grouping of Gmail’s completed and began phasing out mpdentalce@qwestoffice.net. DBIC added terrorism policy, board approved.

Old Business:  Website updated and ODC ad replaced. ODA executive director, Conor McNulty, to give ODA update at November meeting.  Facebook member only information to come in 2019 from ODA. Chemeketa Dental Assisting recipient invited to Jan 8, 2019 meeting. MPDS office closed January 22-24, 2019.  Salem Free Clinic to give update and attend Feb. 12, 2019 meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. HOD will be in Portland September, 28, 2019.                                                                                       
New Business:  Honorarium guidelines approved. Scholarship recipient reception, STARS, will be May 10, 2018 or at Yamhill May 17, 2019, 3:30-5pm. 2019 ODA dues to increase by $25 and ADA by $22. MPDS will not increase their dues.  We are proud to say we have had the same rate for 10 years!  Future board members being recruited.


October 2, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 0 members joined/transferred in. 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. ODA final quarter recruitment/renewal ongoing.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 1 speaker. Review article assigned. Board duties reviewed for membership meetings. Speaker replacement for spring discussed.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. New phone, internet, and email provider. Grouping of Gmail not completed yet.

Old Business:  ODA legislative director to give update at November meeting. Website updated. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. Seeking interested board members. Future board members being recruited.                                                                                                     

New Business:  HOD is in Portland September 28, 2019. Salem Free Clinic to attend Feb. 12, 2019 meeting. Facebook member only information to come in 2019 from ODA. MPDS office closed January 22-24, 2019.  Honorarium discussion tabled for further review.


September 4, 2018


Recruitment and retention:
5 members joined/transferred in. 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 AGD paperwork missing from 2 speakers. Review article assigned. Board duties reviewed for membership meetings.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. No dues increase for 2019 approved. New internet/phone provider approved.  Limited sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped.

Old Business:  Website updated. HOD is in Bend September 9, 2018. MPDS delegates are Drs. Goin, Saucy, Allen, Xu, Wong, Clark, and Johnson. Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect, Rick Asai. ODA legislative director to give update at November meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. Seeking interested board members.

New Business:  Dr. Thomas Peters received his Lifetime Plaque from the ODA. Chemeketa Scholarship winner and an alternate were chosen for Dental Assisting. Tragic fire destroyed Dr. Rusty Morrill’s office this summer. It was a complete loss. Morrill is practicing out of Dr. Bart Carter’s satellite office while he rebuilds. Also destroyed Drs. James and Wheeler’s former office. Executive director’s annual review.


June 6, 2018


Recruitment and retention: 1
- members joined, 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.

Speaker Schedule updates:   2018-2019 schedule confirmed including Risk Management scheduled Dec 11, 2018. Article reviews assigned.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. New financial signers updated for 2018-2019 session. Sponsorships available.

Old Business:  Website manager to help with annual website updates in summer. ODA to monitor all component websites. MPDS office closed July 3,4,5 and 10,11, 12th for vacation. Recruiting for 2018 HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018. ODA sent out Component Task Force survey to gather information to be discussed at HOD in Bend. Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect, Rick Asai. ODA Government Affairs Director, Goff Lewis, to give update at Nov 13, 2018 meeting. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. Save the Date-ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. Recruiting for 2019 executive board.

 New Business:  Spring and renewal membership outreach completed. Executive director’s annual review due in September. All inactive and active membership files have been scanned. Chemeketa Dental Assisting scholarship finalist to be voted on by board during summer.  MPDS invited local OHSU students to join, complimentary, all membership/CE courses. Back-up portable hard drive to be swapped at check signing over summer.

May 1, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 0- members joined, 1 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased.

Speaker Schedule updates:   2018-2019 schedule confirmed. 3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. May article review assigned. 

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Financial signers being updated for 2018-2019 session. Sponsorships available. Transfer to be made. Back-up portable hard drive to be swapped at membership meeting. MPDS signed up with Oregon Saves. Hance to attend ODA summit meeting.

Old Business:  Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA. Website updated. Board meeting is closed and at Illahe Wednesday, June 6, 2018.  Recruiting for 2018 HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018 and 2019 executive board.  Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect, Rick Asai. MPDS office closed July 3,4,5 and 10,11, 12th for vacation. ODA to give update at Oct. or Nov. meeting. Portable backup hard drive to be updated and exchanged at May 8th meeting.

 New Business:  Founder’s room N & O reserved at Roth’s through 2020. Allen no longer ODA liaison. ODA spring outreach through May 31st. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 4-6, 2019. Hope Orthopedics wanted MPDS to distribute standard pre-med statement. Board said too many variables. Dental providers willing to prescribe after receiving individualized patient id card or informational fax sheet provided for that specific patient and their individual needs. Keys and passwords returned from Brannen and will be re-distributed to Frankel, May 8, 2018.

April 3, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 5- members joined, 0 transferred out. 1 retired. 0 deceased. Speaker Schedule updates:   2018-2019 schedule confirmed. 3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. May article review assigned.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Financial signers being updated for 2018-2019 session. Sponsorships available. Back-up portable hard drive swapped. State of Oregon Non-profit renewed.

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018. Website updated. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. Recruiting for HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018. Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect. Make checks out to: Rick Asai for President Elect and mailed to Rickland G. Asai, DMD 11786 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 340 Portland, OR 97225.  Executive Board full for 2018-2019 session; however, many openings forecasted as of May 2019. All interested parties invited to attend board meetings with prior acknowledgment due to room size. Wednesday, June 6, 2018 executive board meeting is closed and held at Illahe. MPDS office closed July 3,4,5 and 10,11, 12th for vacation.

New Business: Johnson voted in by membership March 8, 2018 as Treasurer/Secretary. Non-renewal recruitment completed. Board approved no future MPDS summer recruitment and no MPDS participation in ODA fall recruitment. Save the Date- February, 26, 2019 Dental Day at the Capital with the ODA.

March 6, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 5- members joined, 0 transferred out. 2 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=213


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 schedule confirmed. 3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. Article review assigned.  

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Two new advertisers. Sponsorships available. Backup portable hard drive swapped. Hance cancelled extra room for course at no charge. Century Link set up for auto pay. Checking minimum set and approved, before transfer required. No increase in sponsorships for 2018 or dues for 2019 necessary (both remain the same since 2009). Csiga removed as signer on financial accounts due to work transfer.

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.  Website updated, however; ADA has development still working on photo problem showing ½ pictures. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018. Recruiting HOD alternates. Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect. Make checks out to: Rick Asai for President Elect and mailed to Rickland G. Asai, DMD 11786 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 340 Portland, OR 97225. 

 New Business: Johnson approved for Treasurer/Sec position on board and members to vote on March 13, 2018.  Young volunteered as Salem-Keizer AVID speaker at Houck. Board is full for 2018-2019 session. Recruiting for next session and welcoming all interested parties to attend board meetings with reservations. Wednesday, June 6, 2018 executive board meeting is closed and held at Illahe. MPDS office July 3-12, 2018 for vacation.

  

February 6, 2018

Recruitment and retention: 5- members joined, 0 transferred out. 1 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=210.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 schedule confirmed. 3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. Article review assigned.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Advertisement sponsorships available. Portable hard drive to be swapped. Hance given authority to cancel extra room for low attending CE courses, 2 weeks ahead. Recruiting for Treasurer board position.

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.  Website updated, however; ADA has development still working on photo problem showing ½ pictures. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018. Recruiting HOD alternates. Policy wording finalized for new benefit of executive director. Xu is new Peer Review Member. Clark Interim Rep at Large. Campaign donations being accepted through October 18, 2018 for ADA president Elect. Make checks out to: Rick Asai for President Elect and mailed to Rickland G. Asai, DMD 11786 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 340 Portland, OR 97225.  

New Business:
Trevor to remain in Past President position. All board positions covered except Treasurer through May 2019. Meeting rooms reserved for courses through December 2019 and board meetings through May 2019. Catering reserved for Sept. 2018. Financial CE course opened to staff. MPDS is going paperless.


January 2, 2018

  Recruitment and retention: 6- members joined, 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=206.


Speaker Schedule updates:   
2018-2019 schedule confirmed. 3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. Article review assigned.

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Advertisement sponsorships available. New president Brannen received keys & passwords. Portable hard drive swapped with Swiderski.

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.  Website updated. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. HOD in Bend, OR- Sept 8, 2018. Southern Willamette Dental Society presenting Winter Forum in Corvallis on January 26th. Policy wording being finalized for new benefit of executive director.

New Business: Nomination approved for Xu for Peer Review committee and Clark for Interim Rep at Large position, membership will vote Jan 9, 2018. Recruiting for Treasurer since Csiga will be transferring after February 2018. Campaign donations being accepted for ADA president Elect. Make checks out to: Rick Asai for President Elect and mailed to Rickland G. Asai, DMD 11786 SW Barnes Rd, Suite 340 Portland, OR 97225.


December 5, 2017

Recruitment and retention: 1- members joined, 0 transferred out. 1 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=200

Speaker Schedule updates:   ODA Government Affairs Director, Lewis-Goff, will attend the Dec 12, 2017 meeting and give a brief legislative update.   3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. Article review assigned. Selection for 2018-2019 presentations being reviewed.

 Financial Update: Accounts verified. Cetera Investment account closed and transferred into another open financial investment for best growth opportunity per board approval. Advertisement sponsorships available. New camera purchased after board approval. 

Old Business:  ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.  Website updated. Recruiting Peer Review committee member (CE available). Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. Lease renewed with no changes. Carbonite will not be renewed in December. Alternative offsite backup in place.

 New Business:  HOD in Bend, OR Sept 8, 2018. Only 1-day event format with social event evening before. MPDS President resigned due to medical. Brannen will serve as Interim President. Hance updated all business/financial contacts. Southern Willamette Dental Society presenting Winter Forum in Corvallis on January 26th if interested in earning 4 CE hours in 1 day. Office closed Dec 19-21st.  Executive Director new benefit tabled for review of wording of policy by board. Brannen nominated to New Leadership Academy at ODA.


November 7, 2017

Recruitment and retention: 1- members joined, 0 transferred out. 1 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=200.

Speaker Schedule updates:   ODA Government Affairs Director, Jennifer Lewis-Goff-Lewis, will attend the Dec 12, 2017 meeting and give a brief legislative update.   3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. January 9, 2018 CE course sponsorship available. Article review assigned.

 Financial Update: Accounts verified. Board voted to transfer Cetera Investment account after review and deposit into another existing mutual fund, for best growth opportunity. Advertisement sponsorship available. SAIF dividend deposited. Domain renewed for 2 years.New retirement Savings Program launched. 2019-2020 is timeline for employers with fewer than 19 employees. Credit Card Slider usage costs reviewed and found not financially feasible at this time.

Old Business:  HOD in Portland- November 10-11, 2017. Mega-issues discussed. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.   Website updated. Recruiting Peer Review committee member (CE available). No ADA and no MPDS dues (or sponsorship) increases for 2018. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles.

New Business:  Outside solicitation prohibited by membership. Brannen volunteered as ODA Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Commission member. Xu accepted ODA Board of Trustees stipend for new dentist HOD participation and will receive reimbursement of hotel and mileage. Proposal for new Executive Director benefit conversed and tabled for further discussion.


October 3, 2017

Recruitment and retention:0- members joined, 0 transferred out. 0 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=200. MPDS participated in ODA Quarter Year Dues Outreach.

Speaker Schedule updates: 
3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. ODA representative asked to give update during membership meeting. CE course sponsorships available. Article review assigned. 

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Investment account being reviewed for best growth opportunity by board. Advertisement sponsorship available. Hance attended ODA summit meeting in Wilsonville.  

Old Business:  HOD in Portland- November 10-11, 2017. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland- April 5-7, 2018.  Website updated. Recruiting Peer Review committee member (CE available). No MPDS dues or sponsorship increases for 2018. Update your Find-A- Dentist profiles. 

New Business:  2 MPDS members to receive 2017 Lifetime Status awards at October meeting. Chemeketa Dental Assistant Scholarship recipient will attend October meeting. Members Heringer Jr., Heringer III, and Saucy helped donate floss, paste, and brushes to Eagle Creek Firefighters. Executive Director performance reviewed. MPDS office closed October 23-27, 2017 for vacation.


September 5, 2017

Recruitment and retention: 3- members joined, 1 transferred out. 1 retired. 0 deceased. The numbers: Total=229 Active=171 Retired=58. 

Speaker Schedule updates:  3 CE Risk Management is scheduled Dec 11, 2018. ODA representative asked to give update during membership meeting. CE course sponsorships available. Article review assigned. 

Financial Update: Accounts verified. Investment accounts being reviewed for best growth opportunity by board. Advertisement sponsorship available. Hance to attend ODA summit meeting in Wilsonville, Sept. 20, 2017.  

Old Business:  HOD in Portland- November 10-11, 2017. ODC at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland.  MPDS opting out of ODA outreach in fall due to schedule conflict. Website manager trained. Recruiting Peer Review committee member (CE available). No MPDS dues or sponsorship increases for 2018. 

New Business:  5 MPDS members to receive 2017 Lifetime Status. Member volunteered for Pres. Elect/VP in 2018 and will attend as non-voting member this year. Volunteer pro bono dental services CE are available under 818-021-0060 for up to 6 hours. CE menus/catering finalized. Chemeketa Dental Assistant Scholarship recipient selected.



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