Minutes of the Business Meeting #
August 21, 1999
BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES
Saturday, 21 August 1999
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM
Hynes Convention Center
Larry A. Alferink
1. CALL TO ORDER: Dr. Cataldo called the meeting to order at
4: 04 p.m.
2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Dr. Cataldo asked the
membership to review the minutes of the 1998 Business Meeting. Dr.
Eckerman moved that we approve these minutes. Dr. Glenn seconded
this motion, which was approved unanimously.
3. ANNOUNCEMENTS: Dr. Cataldo noted that there is a reception
co-sponsored by Division 25 and 33 and hosted by the New England
Center for Children at the Marriott Hotel, Copley Place in Ballroom C
& D at 6:15 p.m.
Dr. Cataldo noted that Dr. Murray Sidman is the recipient of the Dole
award and is making an invited address concurrent with the division
Business Meeting. Unless there are objections, he suggested that we
attempt to move through the agenda as quickly as possible so that all
in attendance could listen to Dr. Sidman make his presentation.
4. AGENDA: Dr. Cataldo asked the members present to review
the agenda and asked if there were any items which should be added to
5. MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: Dr. Cataldo recognized Dr. Madden
as chair of the Membership Committee and commended him for his
efforts in recruiting new members for the division. Dr. Madden asked
for suggestions on how to enhance new member recruitment efforts.
6. PROGRAM COMMITTEE: Dr. Cataldo recognized Dr. Green as
chair of the Program Committee and commended her work in organizing
an outstanding convention program.
7. COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVE: Dr. Cataldo recognized Dr.
Wasik, commended her for her work and noted that the work of the
Council Representative in representing the interests of the division
within APA is extremely important. Dr. Wasik reported that the work
of Council at the convention has been relatively routine with no
major issues of significance to the division under discussion, but
noted that Council will likely to be asked vote on a Specialty in
Behavioral Psychology next year.
8. FELLOWS COMMITTEE: Dr. Eckerman reported that two
individuals who were previously recognized as Fellows by APA were
approved as Division Fellows. These individuals are Dr. John
Jacobson and Dr. David C. Riccio. No further action by APA Council
is necessary with respect to these individuals. Dr. Eckerman noted
that two individual have been nominated for Fellow status by the
division, but that these individuals must first be approved by APA
9. AWARDS COMMITTEE: Dr. Cataldo recognized Dr. Friman as
chair of the Awards Committee, noted the high quality of the work
presented in talks by those receiving awards and commended Dr. Friman
for his efforts.
10. PsycSCAN ADVISORY BOARD: Dr. Cataldo noted
the the PsycSCAN Advisory Board would be meeting at the
11. FINANCIAL REPORT AND BUDGETS: Dr. Cataldo noted that the
financial reports have been distributed, that the division operated
in the black last year and expects to do so this year as well. He
recognized Dr. Alferink and thanked him for his work on behalf of the
12. NEW BUSINESS: Dr. Eckerman invited individuals in
attendance to become involved in APA, that APA Boards and Committees
generally welcome individuals who are willing to help out with their
work, and that this also becomes an opportunity for division members
to be subsequently named to APA Boards and Committees, enhancing the influence of the Division within APA.
Dr. Sigrid Glenn moved that we adjourn. This motion was unanimously
approved by the membership. The meeting adjourned at 4:14 p.m.
Larry A. Alferink