USHPA Monthly Board Meeting

Date, agenda, and registration link for USHPA's next monthly, remote board of directors meeting.

Image titleUSHPA members are invited to our upcoming remote board meeting! Meetings are typically held on the fourth Tuesday of each month. Please register by the deadline below to attend. We hope to see you there!

We will hold the 2019 USHPA Awards Ceremony directly before the June 2020 board meeting. We invite family and friends of awardees to attend the ceremony.

Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Time: 5:40 pm MT awards ceremony; 6:00 pm MT board meeting
Registration deadline: Monday, June 22 at 5:00 pm MT

The meeting will be held online via a RingCentral conference call, and all members are invited to attend (remember to register by the deadline using the link below). Many members have expressed an interest in better understanding how USHPA operates, who makes decisions, and the organization's financial picture. Come to a board meeting and find out!

The next in-person USHPA board meeting will be held in fall 2021 after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Please see here for details about the next in-person meeting.

Online Meeting Registration and Access

Online meeting access is available to members as a member benefit and to keep you informed of USHPA’s efforts to further our mission.

Registration link: Register here
Registration deadline: Monday, June 22 at 5:00 pm MT

The board has discussed opening meetings to the public, but doing so would create additional hurdles that would ultimately result in less access on a regular basis to members. This is due to every individual present, not just directors, being required to provide their approval to be broadcast for each meeting. It would also require that each individual provide releases related to their likeness and permission to use for broadcast purposes. Since non-approval to be broadcast could be provided by attendees at any point up to the meeting start, any denials would result in last minute cancellations of meeting broadcasts. This seemed problematic if we wanted to keep our target audience informed on a regular basis.

Agenda and Schedule

Meeting agenda items will include:

  • Virtual 2019 USHPA Awards Ceremony (5:40 pm MT)
  • Financials
  • Executive director report and stats
  • Competition Committee report
  • USHPA event guidelines

Previous Meeting Summary

USHPA's May remote board meeting took place on Tuesday, May 26. In total, 20 members registered for the meeting and 11 attended.

A brief summary of the May meeting is provided below:

  • Confirmed that all instructor, administrator, tow tech, and ATP certifications expiring at the end of 2020 will be automatically extended by one year. The next renewal date for certifications extended from 2020 to 2021 will still be 2023, giving this group one 2-year renewal cycle
  • Decided to host the 2019 USHPA Awards Ceremony at the beginning of the remote June board meeting
  • The USHPA office is finalizing online versions of the H1-H4 and P1-P4 rating tests
  • Postponed the 2020 in-person board meeting in Los Angeles to 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic

A draft of the full meeting minutes will be available soon under board minutes.

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