January 4, 2016

HOUSTON PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY
MINUTES OF BOARD MEETING
January 4, 2016

Members Present:       Barbara Mosbacher, Monica Altamirano, Penny Hooks, Joan Brochstein
Members Absent:       Sharon Gerber, Rebecca Clearman, Ann Weiss          
Guests Present:           None
Administrator Present: Ruth Maya

 I.          CALL TO ORDER
             President Barbara Mosbacher called the meeting to order at 8:33 a.m.           

II.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES
            The minutes from the December 7, 2015 Board meeting were approved.

III.       DISCUSSION ITEMS/STATUS REPORTS:
            A. Membership Report:
                      
1. Monica reported the HPS membership is 67 Actives, 15 Students and 5  Friends for a total of 87 people.  The                         total as of the end of FY 2014-15 was 83.                       

IV.       UNFINISHED BUSINESS
           A. Bios needed
                        1. Ruth reminded the Board members to send in their bios for the website.                                                                

IV.       NEW BUSINESS
            A. It was decided to contribute $800 towards the $9000 fee for the Community Meeting to be held on January 30,                     2016 to discuss the proposed merger between HPS,  CFPS and the Alumni Organization.

            B.  It was agreed that future HPS Presidents need to be told/reminded that future January meetings need to be                         scheduled on the first Wednesday of the month because the  second Wednesday conflicts with the APsaA                                 meetings.                  

V.        ADJOURNMENT
            Barbara adjourned the meeting at 9:17 a.m.

Respectfully Submitted,
Ruth Maya
Administrator