Board Minutes 3/15/2022

Cowlitz Community Network Board Meeting

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 | 11:30 – 1:00PM


Present: Michael O’Neill-Chair, Louise Brown, Laurie Severson, Gabby Meador, Corie Dow-Kramer; Guests Present: Chelsea Pugh, Gayle Reid Staff Present: Rochelle Fassold

Introductions and Icebreaker

Michael welcomed attendees and thanked everyone for their participation.

Additions to Agenda

Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda documents were sent to members for review prior to the meeting.

01-2022 CCN Minutes

02-2022 CCN Minutes

03-2022 Funds Status Report

03-2022 Expense Report

February Transactions

ADP Payroll Fees $ 50.66

Dell Laptop $ 733.99

Hiscox Insurance $ 51.66

Cowlitz County Administration Print Shop & Voicemail Services $ 118.19

February Account Balances

Red Canoe Savings $ 10.16

Red Canoe Checking $ 3,484.58

Cowlitz County Treasurer $ 45,804.41

Motion: Corie moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented, Gabby seconded, and the motion carried.

Grant Status Reports

Behavioral Health | Cowlitz County Health & Human Services | Award $7,800

7/1/2021 – 6/30/2022: To provide technical assistance for child care providers that serve children with behavioral needs in Cowlitz County.

Expected Outcomes: 80% of child care centers will have staff participating in at least one training; at least 100 child care provider staff will attend at least one training; at least 6 trainings will be conducted for providers; at least 4 trainings will be conducted for families, share information at least two times per month; at least 100 new subscribers on the distribution list.

Program Activities: The Network has scheduled virtual learning sessions for child care providers and families on the fourth Thursday of the month, January – June 2022, from 6-7:30pm.

Program Updates: Michael let the group know that three attendees participated in the BH continuing education and that there was a new presenter from Head Start.

Old Business

Rochelle will work with the CWCOG to get the remaining things from storage and she has the remote office items.

New Business

The 2020 audit has been completed by the Washington State Auditor’s Office and the cost is approximately $500.00. The next audit report will be due on May 30, 2022.

The Network has been invited to participate in the Week of the Young Child. The registration form has been submitted and Rochelle will connect with the coordinators to drop off bags and flyers.

The group talked about a workplan for Rochelle including which topics to learn, tasks to work on and additional trainings.

Community Events

Father’s Matters event, March 26th

Perinatal Mental Health Screening and Referrals

Early Learning Coalition meeting, March 18th

Next Meeting

The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 19, 2022, from 11:30am-1pm.