Board Meeting 03/16/2023 10:00 am

Members in attendance: Joe Orabona, Maynard Maxwell, Morris Armstrong, Mike O’Leary,  Laura Caiafa, Amanda Evans, Jonathan Leone,

Members not in attendance:  Ray LaLuna,


  • Review and approval of prior month’s minutes
  • President’s Update (Amanda)
  • Planning for 2023 Annual Meeting (Amanda)
  • NAEA FlyIn
  • Chapter financials (Morris)
  • Directors and officers liability insurance (John)
  • Technology: Wild Apricot, Database/CRM (John/Maynard)
  • Education Update (Mike)

Butch has been exploring options relating to the website.  He’s had discussions with members regarding features.  He has been weighing functionality vs cost.  He has requested that each board member sends no more than 5 things that they would like to see as part of the website.

There are many plugins available for the website.  Discussion lead to what the purpose of the website is.  features that people want.  auto updates.  Calendar

Morris suggested that Laura contact GetNetSet about different features and pricing.

Prior month’s minutes were reviewed.  The board voted to approve.

Annual meeting.  Mike will contact Ct DRS about a speaker for the meeting.  Planning on returning to Farmington Gardens.  The location is ideal for having DRS participate.

Discussion regarding solicitating new board members.  An email will be sent out to current members.  May 1 for 2023-24

Motion for the association to cover necessesary expenses for Ray and Joe to attend the NAEA flyin.  Motion was approved

Insurance needs for the chapter was discussed.  It was unclear what the potential liability risk for the chapter would be.  Having an insurance broker vist a meeting will be investigated.

CE, May and July have been confirmed.  Potential topics in the future on marketing and practice management.  Ct collection policies.  No August CE.  Will resume planning of January update after 4/18.