Police Officers' Association of Nebraska
A contributing member of the Law Enforcement Community since 1953.
POLICE OFFICER'S ASSOCIATION OF NEBRASKA
BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
NEBRASKA LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CENTER
GRAND ISLAND , NEBRASKA
July 28, 2011
MEMBERS PRESENT: Jim Peschong, Jeff Elliott, Kim Christensen, Andy Backman, Andrea Towler, Ed Burmood, Kurt Bottorff, Ike Brown and Bill Larsen.
MEMBERS ABSENT: Doug Provance and Bruce Felty.
President Elliott called the meeting to order at 1205 hours.
MINUTES: Minutes from the April 7, 2011 were presented. Andy Backman made a motion to approve the minutes. Jim Peschong provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
TREASURER'S REPORT: Treasurer's report was presented. Andy Backman made a motion to accept the report. Herb Evers provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
13 Web site Strategy.
Special Olympics Donation.
Vision 2032 Summit, August 24, 2011. Herb Evers was going to attend.
Legislative~Kim Christensen indicted nothing new to report.
State Fair~Kim Christensen had nothing to report.
Membership~Andy Backman had nothing new to report.
Website~Bill Larsen indicated there were something under New Business.
Conference~President Elliott reported things are almost finalized.
Retirement~Andy Backman had nothing new to report.
Awards~Andy Backman had nothing at this time.
Melanie Bailey's Contract was approved.
Telemarketing Complaint—President Elliott reported a complaint was received from the owner of the China Inn in Lincoln. Investigation indicated that it appeared to be someone other than our telemarketer who contacted the business.
Requests from Michelle Raphael:
Website: need to create a conference page for the website in the past this has cost approximately $75.00. Also need to replace old shredder Michelle had an estimate of approximately $50.00. Discussion indicated that the estimate for a shredder was thought to be small. Jim Peschong made a motion to upgrade the website and to replace the old shredder. Ed Burmood provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
Discussion occurred regarding connecting to Linked In which is a networking website for businesses. Discussion resulted with suggesting we try it and evaluate it.
NPLEX~Jim Peschong indicated that NPLEX is a software program which has been selected for a pharmaceutical sales list. The vendor will be start training in September 2011.
Conference: a request was received to consider a special award for Michael Overton for all of the work he has done with NCJIS and keeping it updated. POAN and NSA Presidents will work on this.
President Elliott asked for any other new business, or anything else for the good of the order. Nothing else was presented.
President Elliott indicated the next Board Meeting will be Sunday, October 2, 2011 at the site of the Annual Conference.
Jim Peschong made a motion to adjourn. Ed Burmood provided a second. Motion was approved by voice vote.
Meeting was adjourned at 1345.
William H. Larsen