Minutes from 2/8

President: Abby Meyer

  • Welcome New Members!
  • General Body Meetings: 2/8, 2/22, 3/8, 3/29, 4/12, 4/26
  • Groupme- Please sign up if you have not already.
  • Capstone Voting

Vice President: Ben Peters

  • Recruitment went great- thank you to all who attended info nights and helped out throughout the week!
  • Submit hours!

Secretary: Bene Clear

  • Keep turning in hours you have completed this week so I can keep the log up to date!
  • Remember to submit excuses by noon the day of our meeting to spha.truman.edu (under “attendance”)
  • You need:
  • 4 Service
  • 4 Education
  • 2 Professional Development
  • 2 Social
  • 4 Conference (per year)
  • If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask!

Treasurer: Maha Mohamed

  • Pay dues by initiation if you have not already done so (yr).
  • 25$ – spring semester Find me if you need reimbursements.
  • Pay for attire (25/polo 50/cardigan)
  • Budgets
  • Capstone/Applications

Service Chair: Clarice Schmid

  • Wellness Tabling – 2/15
  • Tables in the SUB from 10:00-4:00

Education Chair: Annie Fitzgerald

  • Safe and Sweet Valentine’s Day Tabling Monday and Tuesday 2/13-2/14
  • Table is in Magruder
  • NEMO AHEC Ethics Presentation (This will count for education hours!!)
  • This opportunity involves creating a presentation and a few activities about health care ethics and helping with the workshop sometime in April.
  • Anyone interested in helping out? I will need a small group of people. Email me if you are!
  • Jessica Wentworth would like to set up a meeting soon
  • Do YOU have any education ideas you’d like to share?
  • Email me at: aef6144@truman.edu

Professional Development Chair: Hannah Denkler and Gillian Mwangi

  • Career Center Activities.
  • 5:30 pm SUB Activities Room
  •  Expo Boot Camp
  • Tuesday, Feb. 21st, 7 to 8 pm SUB 3202,3, & 4
  • Etiquette Dinner
  • 5:30 pm SUB Activities Room
  • 7:15- 8:30 pm SUB 3201, 2, 3, & 4 Employer Info Sessions potential employers
  • Resumania
  • Monday, Feb. 27th; 10 am-12 Barnett; 12-2 pm OP; 2-4 pm MG
  • SCORE Mock Interviews
  • Tuesday, Feb. 28th, 9 am-4 pm SUB 3201, 2, 3, & 4
  • Wednesday, March 1st 11 am- 4 pm SUB
  • Interview Day
  • Thursday, March 2nd 8 am -5 pm

Hannah: hjd4727

Gillian: gwm7612

Social Chair: Rosie Schott

  • Yoga Night in the works!
  • Ice cream social in the near future

MOPIP Liaison: Tori Thompson and Leah Wright

  • Meeting of the Minds- start thinking about it! April 6-8, 2017.
  • Poster submissions until Feb 12th.
  • The Meeting of the Mind’s application for 2017 is now available on their website:
  • http://trumanpip.truman.edu/meeting-of-the-minds/
  • Applications due 2/22/17

Fundraising Chairs: Brendan Cronley and Emily Quick

  • Fundraising Ideas
  • Baseball Tees (SPHA or HES or Both).
  • Grilled Cheese (or other food) Delivery Night.
  • Any Ideas?

Public Relations: Hyerin Kim and Bhavana Yerragunta

  • Check out the poster for “American Heart Month” in Pershing Building!
  • Please visit and like our facebook page
  • https://www.facebook.com/studentpublichealth/?ref=bookmarks

Dr. Clark:  

  • Keep thinking about how SPHA can raise money for students to attend ASHA in October
  • Start saving money for membership and registration
  • ASHA conference
  • MO PHA conference in Sept
  • Check the master calendar for Men’s Health Month activities (a HLTH 440 capstone project)

Dr. Wodika: 

  • In September (2017), Truman will celebrate Constitution Day (as we do every year) and they want courses and student groups to start thinking about activities to present/prepare.
  • We could focus on Health Policy (as that would be especially important this year with many discussions about the Affordable Care Act). Perhaps we could table?
  • It’s a great opportunity for us to Serve as a Resource and also Advocate for the profession!

Executive board:
President: Abby Meyer
Vice-President: Ben Peters
Secretary: Bene Clear
Treasurer: Maha Mohamed
Service Chair: Clarice Schmid
Education Chair: Annie Fitzgerald
Professional Development: Gillian Mwangi/Hannah Denkler
Social Chair: Rosie Schott
MO PIP Liaison: Leah Wright/Tori Thompson
Fundraising Chair: Brendan Cronley/Emily Quick
PR: Hyerin Kim
Webmaster: Jacob James