MKP-USA Center Council Midyear Business Meeting

This year’s MKP-USA Center Council Midyear Business Meeting, held August 18-21, will be hosted by ManKind Project Minnesota, at the Carondelet Center in St Paul, MN. The event will be led by MKP-USA Center Council Chair David Grocott and Co-Chair Doug Powers, who will also be serving as event registrar.  Contact David if you have any questions prior to registering at or 651-894-2685 or contact Doug with questions after registering at or 317-225-1814.

Meeting Schedule
Thursday August 18th 6-9pm
Friday August 19th 9am-6pm
Saturday August 20th 9am-6pm
Sunday August 21st 9am-Noon


See the tentative MEETING AGENDA below!

MKP-USA Center Council Agenda – August 18-21, 2011

6:00 pm 9:00 pm Center Council-The Connection Begins
Welcome David Grocott
Elder Blessing
Check In David Grocott
Welcoming New CD’s David Grocott
Review the Schedule David Grocott
8:00 am 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am 9:10 am Nominations for  Representatives & Center Council Chair Doug Powers
9:10 am 9:45 am Meet the New Executive Director – Questions and Answers David Lang
9:45 am 10:00 am Break
10:00 am 11:00 am Insurance 101/Forms Management – Electronic Saving of Forms David Grocott/David Lang
11:00 am Noon Overview of Reorganization David Kaar
12:00 pm 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm 2:00 pm Membership Jim Boswell/Jon Wilson
2:00 pm 2:30 pm Fee Changes Jeff Leyser
2:30 pm 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm 3:15 pm Center Director Manual WIKI Doug Eadline
3:15 pm 4:00 pm Community Development Committee Report Alan Elam
4:00 pm 4:15 pm Delinquent Center payments/ Debit – Credits/Direct deposit David Grocott
4:15 pm 5:00 pm I-Group Council Ballard Pritchett
5:00 pm 6:00 pm Best Practices David Grocott, et al
6:00 pm 7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 am 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am 10:30 am International Leader Council Proposal Jimmy Nocon
10:30 am 10:45 am Break
10:45 am Noon Area Concept Corey Larsen
12:00 pm 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm 1:45 pm Reorganization
1:45 pm 2:30 pm Business David Grocott
2:30 pm 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm 4:15 pm Information Technology Presentation Keith Jarvis / John Bacon
4:15 pm 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm 6:00 pm Marketing Boysen Hodgson
6:00 pm 7:00 pm Dinner
8:00 am 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am 10:00 am Center Council Reps & Center Council Chair Selection Process Doug Powers
10:00 am 11:00 am Best Practices David Grocott
11:00 am 12:00 pm Check-out

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