Oklahoma Correctional Association Board Meeting was called to order at 9:00 am on April 16, 2008 in Oklahoma City at the Cameron Building by Kristin Tims.
Kristin Tims, Lesia Miser, Debbie Boyer, Kenny Holloway and Brenda Anderson.
Brenda Anderson advised the board of the balance of the accounts.
Conference Committee/Conference Chairs:
Kristin Tims advised that the 1st conference meeting for 2008 will be held on Friday, April 18, 2008. All conference chairs have been selected. Registration chair has been changed from Ronnie Carrico and Tommie Berg to Bertha Hespe. Scholarship chair has changed from Brenda Anderson to Terri Posvic.
Leisa Miser asked the board for names of possible speakers for the conference. Kenny Holloway advised that Dr. Nichols was a good speaker on diversity of gender and race. Kristin suggested Darren Hall as the possible keynote speaker and possibly a workshop on “Jail”.
Debbie Boyer suggested Joyce Fogg as a speaker. Ms. Fogg could present a workshop on “marketing”. She advised that the facility Public Information Officers would benefit from this workshop. Debbie advised that she would get with Clint Castleberry and Laura Pitman to discuss the possibilities of a “marketing” workshop. Debbie also suggested a workshop on “Emotional Intelligence”, which would be a good workshop for the Human Resources track.
Kenny suggested a workshop by Bill Burrell, “Applying Cognitive Behavior with Offenders”. This workshop could also teach coaching with cognitive behavior.
Leisa advised that the committee chairs should have their budgets submitted at the next meeting. Leisa formally thanked Debbie Boyer for her organizational skills and documentation of conference chair duties.
Kristin asked that an outline of the conference activities be submitted in June.
No other business. Meeting was adjourned at 9:40 by Kristin Tims. Kristin will notify the board of the May meeting date and location.
Minutes submitted by: Anita G. Bailey
Approved by: Kristin Tims