Minutes March 2013

The Health Care Law Section Council met this date via conference call. Participating members included Ashley C. Biggers, Charles M. Jordan, Jr., Ariail Kirk, Holly G. Pisarik, Eli A. Poliakoff, Shealy B. Reibold and Jane W. Trinkley. Representing Bar staff was Tara G. Caine.

Chairperson Jordan called the meeting to order.

The first item of business was approval of the minutes from the February 12, 2013, meeting. Ms. Trinkley moved approval of the minutes. Ms. Kirk seconded the motion, and it was approved.

Mr. Jordan announced that the Section fund balance as of January 31, 2013, was $10,824.62.

Next was discussion on the 2013 Bar Convention. Mr. Jordan noted that the evaluation summaries from the 2013 Convention were distributed to the Council prior to the meeting. He stated that the seminar was well received and attended. He thanked the coordinators and presenters for all their hard work. Ms. Caine announced that the 2014 Convention was scheduled for January 23-26, at the Kiawah Island Resort. Mr. Jordan welcomed feedback on potential speakers and topics. He also asked for a volunteer to serve as the coordinator. Further discussion was tabled until the next meeting.

Next, Mr. Jordan announced that the Section seminar was scheduled for Friday, May 3rd at the Bar Conference Center. He provided an overview of the agenda. He noted that the Section was to sponsor the continental breakfast and lunch. Mr. Jordan announced that Section members would not be required to pay a registration fee and that non-Section members would be charged a minimal amount to offset the costs for the meals and speaker reimbursements. Ms. Caine was to apply for CLE credit through the S.C. Supreme Court Commission on CLE and Specialization. She was also to coordinate with the Bar’s Communications Department on marketing the program.

It was reported that the next Council meeting was scheduled at noon on April 16th, via conference call.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.