April 2015 TREF Meeting Minutes

TREF Minutes

Trauma Research & Education Foundation
3020 Children’s Way, Mailcode 5085
San Diego, California 92123-4282
Phone: 858-966-4010
Fax: 858-966-8525


Time Convened: 1200
Time Adjourned: 1330
Date: 4-20-15
Nobel Room SLJ
MEMBERS PRESENT: R. Douglas, K. Ayers, B. McCord, M. Gawlik, M. Case, P. Stout MEMBERS ABSENT: 0
1200-1205 Review Minutes Move to approve-mg, second-ps Approved
Reflection You are part of something bigger, thank you for
making a difference!
1205-1210 Web site
  • Web site update –rdpulled up on monitor, reviewed and open to comments
  • Had to pay for 2 months on old site for transfer of domain access and content harvesting ($17.95 x 2, rd request reimbursement $35.90) Discussed
  • Web hosting site –request to change domain to WebsiteService4All has been submitted and in process. Much cheaper once a year cost of $95.40. Discussed
  • Input? Most positive comments on mock up #2 Suggestion forwarded to web company-see action item
  • Will start using computer and screen at meetings to pull up info for review
  • Suggestion re: web, add “TREF’s Priorities” to mock up two (like in mock up three)
  • Will meet with web designer and Melanie to review content for Injury Prevention page soon
1210-1235 Injury Prevention
Injury Prevention Committee: Melanie Gawlik, Chair
  • Upcoming meeting dates / times
  • Upcoming events: Bike to Work Day booth at Caltrans pit stop midMay (purchasing 50 helmets) other giveaways TBD: Proposal-mg
    Motion for $135 for “chapstick with TREF logo/website” giveaways- Approved after discussion.
    Motion for $180 for 300 Bandaid Holder giveaways (w/Logo) -Approved
  • TREF T-shirts- “Stacy to get quote”
  • Touch a Truck May 31st (info and sign up contact)
  • “every 15 min”
  • IP Grant suggestions-mg
  • May 15, Bike to Work day
  • Okay to purchase chapstick and bandaid holder giveaways for Bike to Work day
  • Melanie will get stickers from AAA
  • Helmets were approved in prior meeting
  • Await quote from “Stacy” for TREF t-shirts
  • Kathi sent out sign-up sheet for Touch-a-Truck first aid booth May 31st
  • Hope Maxson unable to attend (every 15 min) / unclear if TREF has a role, Kathi sent out highschool “catchment” map for adult centers
  • Need to define process for grant application, may seek expert advice regarding grant writing
  • Data requests, injury prevention-related or other, need to go through MAC, not TREF
ATS Kathi Ayers
  • ATS NTAM update and planning May 20,2015
  • NTAM web site with resources- viewed on monitor
  • Next goal AAST transition and consolidation of leadership of injury prevention to ATS.
  • Sept 9 AAST summit on injury prevention
TREF Education
  • TNCC- any financial discussion needs/ operations in TPM meeting Discussed Course Director fee disparity. Possible increase to $750-$1000 would be more appropriate with amount of work involved.
  • All TNCC/ATCN Instructors need to fill out a W-9 every year, update if move
  • Develop plan for multi-disciplinary trauma conference, budget, site, date Defer discussion
  • Defer further decision on amount of increase for Course Director fee.
  • Discuss education budget and plan next month
  • Did discuss TCAR in TPM meeting and support of $100 / trauma center nurse toward registration fee.
Finance Update Treasurer: Brian McCord
  • Motions needed for financial approval
  • Budget Planning (defer)
  • Bookkeeping reports (next month)
  • Fine imposed for late tax filing for period due Feb 2014
  • Bring budget / finance reports next month
Strategic TREF Board Planning 2014-2016
  • Strategic planning –suggest use of current meeting time in April Did not discuss in detail
    3 main goals: Web site upgrade, enhance education opportunities (i.e. TCAR), define process for “mini grants”.

    (will review/plan budget, web site plan, IP committee restructure, annual goals)
  • Will finalize three main goals at May meeting
  • Renee will have an outline (proposal) of our grant process to review by June
1330 Meeting adjourned