Oklahoma Correctional Association
Board Meeting
June 6, 2008

Opening:

Oklahoma Correctional Association Board Meeting was called to order at 9:05 am on June 6, 2008 in Oklahoma City at the Community Sentencing Conference Room by Kristin Tims.

Attendance: 

Kristin Tims, Lesia Miser, Kenny Holloway, Brenda Anderson and Anita Bailey. 

  1. Old Business:

    Tabled the approval of the meeting minutes which was held in April until the next board meeting.

  2. Community Service Project Approvals

    Debbie Boyer submitted a list of community service project to Kristen Tims.  The plans are to conduct several community service projects in the coming months to include a Back to School Book Bag Campaign to collect school supplies for children who are less fortunate than others. Debbie also has contacted the American Red Cross to set up a blood drive.  A canned food and nonperishable drive will be conducted in conjunction with the OCA conference in October.  In late October/early November OCA will participate in a Habitat for Humanity project.
    The amount to donate to the Department of Corrections Memorial Fund was tabled until the exact needs are known.
    Discussion was held concerning the J.H. Bowman Youth Camp scheduled for July 21-27, 2008.  Kenny made the motion to donate $500.00 to the J.H. Bowman Youth Camp on behalf OCA.  Lesia seconded the motion, all approved.

  3. Conference Update

    Leisa Miser asked for a budget from all conference committee chairs which should be ready for the board’s approval at the next meeting.
    Kristin asked that a list of names be submitted to the board for those individuals who would be considered for comp rooms.
    The theme for the 2008 conference is “Here and Now in Criminal Justice.”    

  4. New Business:

    Brenda Anderson stated that all outstanding invoices for the 2007 OCA conference have been mailed out.

  5. Adjourment:

    No other business.  Meeting was adjourned at 9:55 by Kristin Tims.  Kristin will notify the board of the next meeting date and location.

Minutes submitted by:    Anita G. Bailey
Approved by:                  Kristin Tims