JVMS Minutes – July 12 th, 2018 at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens

  1. Introduction of Guest
    1. Dr. Perskey and Dr. Yousef discussion of the Manatee Critical Care Center and manatee fun facts.  We also got to take a tour of the new facility.
  2. Approval of April Meeting Minutes:Motion was made and approved.
  3. Committee Reports
    1. Social / Charitable Outreach – Dr. Rebecca Williams updates and activities for 2018 (absent, no report)
    2. Treasurer Report – Dr. Craig Price  (see report)
    3. Website / Social Media – Dr. Cindy Miller chair absent, no report , Katie Green has taken over the Facebook page so please send any pictures, notes or announcements to her.
    4. Membership Committee – Dr. Cindy Miller
    5. CE Committee – Dr. Mitch Crystal  (absent, see report)
    6. FVMA- Dr. Rick Sutliff update on legislation and state….FVMA foundation has funds for practices that had any impact on the hurricanes last year.  Had damage or participated in helping animals without renumeration.  Only 6 applications statewide.
    7. Trust Fund – Dr. David Cromer
    8. Awards – Dr. Rick Sutliff;
    9. Ethic / Peer Review – Dr. Sutliff; Nothing to report on
    10. ACPS – Dr. Jay Erne
      1. Dr. Brad Mackenzie relays information as nothing to report
    11. JHS – Dr. Stan Hill / Katie Green – If anyone needs kittens please come and see us!
  4. Old Business
    1. Updates on partnership with the Duval County Medical Society (DCMS) for mental health Counseling and suicide prevention and awareness- Dr Erin Cann and Dr. Natalie Hashey
      1. Dr. Sutliff proposed that we need to send out a reminder to help put this in the forefront of people’s minds. FVMA is now very interested.
    2. How to get more information on people joining (ie) Survey.
  5. New Business
    1. Remaining 2018 Business Dinner Meeting Dates:  10/4/18 At Epping Forest
    2. Board of Directors Meeting – BOD will review all current committees and chairs/members and will adjust as appropriate
    3. Dr. Hoffman’s official closing of the practice.
    4. Motion was made as a thank you for hosting us at the zoo we would cover the Zoo Dr.’s JVMS dues for the year.
  6. Adjourn