April 2019 Meeting Minutes
April 18, 2019
Members in attendance: Monica Heck, Erin Morris, Barbara Call, Diana
Oddenino and Maretta Yoder
NP Students in attendance: Sarah Gibson and Maria Circosta
Meeting Location: Taste
of Thai Restaurant. Harrisonburg, VA.
- Future meetings were
by Sanofi Pharmaceutical. Diabetes
Location: Montpelier Restaurant in Harrisonburg, VA.
Allison Chupp NP will speak about opening her own practice/clinic.
regarding autonomous practice and the challenges associated with obtaining this
licensure. Several members have applied
for and received independent practice.
Morris, president, discussed multiple VCNP committees which the Shenandoah
region still needs representation on.
Currently we only have the membership committee covered. Diana Oddenino graciously agreed to sit on
the public relations committee. Thanks
group further discussed ways we could promote nurse practitioner’s in our
region. Ideas included: more on-line exposure, daily news record
articles, assistance of Jenny Hansborough with Sentara RMH, participation in
local 5K’s, etc…
continued regarding the on-going challenges in getting our local nurse
practitioners involved in VCNP.
Oddenino made a motion that the Shenandoah region board members would have
their annual VCNP conference fee paid for by the region as a thanks for their
service. The motion received a second
and passed unanimously. This will begin
The meeting was then adjourned.
Maretta Yoder, Secretary