Board Decision Register

2019 Decision Register

   
1 OctProp: D Nash Sec: F Meumann C/U
That there be a $600 budget allocated to website running maintenance per annum.
Prop: D Nash Sec: J Griffiths C/UThat Andrew Mckensey, having completed the Leadership pathway, be accepted as an Accredited Balint leader.
Prop: C Quinn Sec: D Nash C/UThat the date of the AGM be changed from 2 November to 7 December, 12 noon Queensland time.
4 SeptProp: K Collings-Silvey Sec: J Griffiths C/U
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That Honorary Members have voting rights.
6 AugProp: D Nash   Sec: F Meumann C/UThat candidates are advised that they are expected to complete the Leadership Accreditation Pathway within 3 years. That special consideration will be given to candidates who submit to the Accreditation Committee that they are experiencing difficulty in completing the pathway.
Prop: D Nash Sec: F Meumann C/UThat annual re-enrolment fees must be paid within 2 months of the due date.
Prop: Prop: D Nash Sec: F Meumann C/UThat the Board approve an increase in the initial enrolment fee to $300 and an increase in the annual re-enrolment fee to $200 per year.
2 JulyProp: D Nash Sec: F Meumann C/UThat the BSANZ apply for an ABN.
Prop: D Nash Sec: J Griffiths C/UThat Dr Penny Woods be accepted onto the Leadership Training Pathway.
Prop: D Nash Sec: P Bonifant C/UThat the AGM take place on 2nd November at 12pm.
Prop: D Nash Sec: P Bonifant C/UThat the 15th-18th October 2020 be the dates for the Congress.
7 MayProp: P Bonifant Sec: R Dunn C/UProposed that Annual Membership fee be increased to Au$200, NZ$210 (Full fee) With Early Bird fee rise to Au$170, NZ$180. Students are free. Early Bird to 30th June.
Prop: R Dunn Sec: J Griffiths C/UThat the TOR for the Chair of Workshop and the Chair of Leaders Group be accepted by the Board.
2 AprilProp: H Ash Sec: D Nash C/UProposed increasing the Balint Group Intensive fee by another $50 to a $100. That is, $1300AU $1350NZ
5 MarchProp: R Dunn Sec: H Ash C/UThat Chel Quinn be appointed Chair of the Workshop 2019.
Prop: R Dunn Sec: P Bonifant C/UThat the vice-president and past-president step into the president’s role as needed during the year, given the workload and responsibilities involved. (C Quinn had left the meeting but returned following this Motion).
Prop: R Dunn Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/UThat the name change to ‘The BSANZ Balint Group Intensive’ with by line ‘an experiential workshop’.
Prop: C Quinn Sec: R Dunn C/UThat the fee for ABGW be increased to $50 more than 2018, $1250AU, $1300NZ.
Prop: D Nash Sec: R Dunn C/UThat BSANZ plan and organise a scientific meeting involving papers on philosophical, theoretical and practical issues in relation to Balint work with discussions and Balint Groups in 2020.
Prop: R Dunn Sec: P Bonifant C/UThat an ethics committee be appointed and develop an ethics policy.
5 FebProp: P Bonifant Sec: F Meumann C/UThat AM’s request for an increase of $5 ($50 + GST) hourly rate be approved by the Board.

2018 Decision Register

DATE
PROPOSERS
MOTION
23 Oct
Prop: K Collings-Silvey Sec: D Nash C/U Prop: F Meumann Sec: R Dunn C/U
That the BSANZ Constitution be changed to provide for full voting rights for members attending by video conferencing platforms such as Zoom. That when limited places are offered for BSANZ members to attend an IBF programme that BSANZ members be required to declare to the President in writing their interest in attending prior to registering for the IBF programme. The Board makes the decision on who will be nominated.
13 Oct AGM
Prop: V Govindiah Sec: M Waugh C/U
Election of the Board - that all the nominations be accepted.
25 Sept
Prop: F Meumann Sec: P Bonifant C/U
That Di Nash be appointed to the AC to take effect from the AGM.
24 April
Prop: R Dunn Sec: C Quinn C/U Prop: F Meumann Sec: D Nash C/U Prop: D Nash Sec: H Wilson Prop: D Nash Sec:
That Di Nash having successfully completed all aspects of the Leader Trainer Pathway be accredited as a Leader Trainer. That the Minutes of the AC meetings be circulated to the Board. That Items 12 a to g be accepted by the Board (BSANZ Annual Balint Group Workshop 2018). That a lawyer specializing in law relating to organizations such as the BSANZ be engaged to determine whether the new laws apply to BSANZ.
27 Feb
Prop: F Meumann Sec: D Nash C/U Prop: D Nash Sec: F Meumann C/U
That Kerrie Collings-Silvey be accepted onto the Accreditation Committee. That the Board approve the payment of $11,000 to Waiheke Island Resort.

2017 Decision Register

DATE
PROPOSERS
MOTION
19 Sept
Prop: F Meumann Sec: P Bonifant C/U
That the Board endorse the recommendations of the Accreditation Committee as follows: · Documents A, B, C and D will apply to all supervisors and all people in the pathway. A closing date for receipt of the documentation is to be determined. The new Board-ratified pathway document (E) to apply to all those who enroll after the date of Board ratification (18 July 2017). The Pathway for Leader Trainer Accreditation (F) to apply to those invited to enroll onto the Leader Trainer Accreditation Pathway.  
18 July
Prop: R Dunn Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/U
That the 2 documents 1. Template for Learning and Supervision Plan for Accreditation via Leadership Training (document D) and 2. Pathway to Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand Leadership Accreditation via Leadership Training be endorsed by the Board.
2 May
Prop: R Dunn Sec: H Wilson C/U Prop: R Dunn Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/U
That the 3 documents, 1. Contract between Supervisor and Supervisee, 2. Contract between Board and Supervisor, and 3. Template for Supervision Reports be endorsed by the Board. That the Leader Trainer Pathway Accreditation document be endorsed.
5 March
Prop: C Quinn Sec: H Wilson C/U Prop: H Wilson Sec: R Dunn C/U Prop: H Wilson Sec: P Bonifant C/U Prop: H Wilson Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/U Prop: D Nash Sec: P Bonifant C/U Prop: R Dunn Sec: D Nash   C/U
That the budget for administration assistance from Anne Malecki be increased to include the admin work of the AC including attending meetings. Re: Terms of Reference of AC - That a recommendation be made to the Board a change of wording to this document under the subtitle “Authority” – the Accreditation Committee recommends to the Board the acceptance of individuals to the Leader Trainer Accreditation Pathway. That the Board is to work towards creation of a Handbook on leader training to encompass the emerging documents in regard to the leadership accreditation pathways. The handbook will contain documents that set out the governance and procedures of the Society in relation to the leadership accreditation pathways. That the two main essay prizes for the Medical Students Essay Competition (MSEC) be called the Lawrence Gilbert Memorial Essay Prize for Reflective Writing. That the Board approve the limited attendance of medical students at the Annual Residential Workshop (ARW) – for 2017, 2 invited from the list of essay prize winners or top essay submitters. That the Board will decide on a subsidy for students’ attendance when the Budget is clarified. That Jane Hubble be accepted onto the Leadership Pathway That the Leader Trainer Pathway Document be accepted and implemented by the AC from now on. Documents: 1.   A Supervision Agreement between the BSANZ Board and the Supervisor. 2.   A Supervision Agreement between Supervisor and Supervisee. 3.   A Template for Supervision Reports. 4.   The Leader Trainer Pathway. Accepted by the Board. 5.   The Leadership Pathway. Continuing to be worked on by RD and HW.
7 February
Prop: R Dunn Sec: D Nash C/U Prop: R Dunn Sec: D Nash C/U
That Amanda Garland and Rutger De Ridder be accepted onto the leader training pathway. That Chel Quinn and Kerrie Collings-Silvey and Hamish Wilson be admitted to the role of BSANZ Accredited Leader Trainer and added to the Society’s list.

2016 Decision Register

DATEPROPOSERSMOTION
16 AugustProp: K Collings-Silvey Sec: C Quinn C/UThat new members pay the full fee for the following year until 31 December and after 1 January a new member will pay 60% of the full fee until 30 June.
Prop: K Collings-Silvey Sec: R Dunn C/UThat BSANZ Accredited Leaders and Leader Trainers be required to be financial members to be listed on the register for Accredited Leaders and Leader Trainers.
Prop: R Dunn Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/UThat the implementation date for the new fee for new enrolments be from the date of this meeting 19 July 2016.
19 JulyProp: D Nash Sec: R Dunn C/UThat the Board approve the AC Committee’s recommendations as stated in the Minutes, to increase the Leadership Training Pathway entry fee and add an annual training fee.
Prop: D Nash Carried ForwardDN proposed that Accredited Leaders be required to keep their membership up to date if they wished to be on the website and recognised by the BSANZ.
Prop: D Nash Sec: Chel Quinn Carried ForwardDN proposed that the Board approve the above recommendations to increase the Leadership Training Pathway entry fee and add an annual training fee by the Accreditation Committee.
21 JuneProp: K Collings-Silvey Sec: R Dunn C/UThat reimbursement of flight costs for Leaders and Observer for the Hanmer workshop be paid within a month of the Treasurer receiving receipts and that reimbursement of costs to Board members occurs on receipt of receipts by treasurer, either by email or sent by mail.
Prop: F Meumann Sec: D Nash C/UThat the BSANZ require all supervisors who are providing supervision to those enrolled on the Leadership Pathway to maintain their financial membership of the BSANZ.
Prop: D Nash Sec: K Collings-Silvey 1 Abstained   6 AgreedThat the Board approve in principle a membership drive to people on the BSANZ email list and a draft letter go to all Board members for approval by email. The letter requires the approval of all Board members.
Prop: R Dunn Sec: A Gilbert-Obrart C/UThat medical students not be included in this year’s ARBGW, however the concept will continue to be discussed for future ARBGW’s.
Prop: F Meuman Sec: R Dunn C/UThat the Secretary of the BSANZ is responsible for the supervision and oversight of the external contractor and directs the work of the external contractor doing administrative work and has reporting and communication obligations to keep the President informed of the work.
15 MayProp: K Collings-Silvey Sec: D Nash C/UThat the fees for the 2016 ARBGW remain the same as the last year’s, 2015, fees. The fee for the 2016 ARBGW will be $1150NZ and people on the EOI list will have first opportunity to register.
Prop: K Collings-Silvey Sec: D Nash C/UThat new membership applications received post end of calendar year, i.e. 31 December be offered a fee of 60% of annual fee.
12 AprilProp: K Collings-Silvey Sec: D Nash C/UThat for the new financial year 2016/17 that there is an Early Bird rate for membership fees of $AUS120 and $NZ130. After 1 July 2016 the rate will be $AUS150 and $NZ$160 and will apply to new members.
Prop: D Nash Sec: K Collings-Silvey C/UThat the President write a letter of engagement to Anne Malecki outlining the terms of reference as in the Treasurer’s report and it be reviewed after 12 months. That Anne Malecki be accepted to have access to both the New Zealand and Australian BSANZ bank accounts pending her appointment.
9 FebruaryProp: D Nash Sec: L de Lambert. C/UThat the Board approve the plan to hold the 2016 Intensive/Workshop at Hanmer Springs, NZ and supports the booking of the Heritage Hotel for the conference and plenaries and a provisional booking for the Gala Dinner on Saturday 29 October and the use of the Village Lake apartments for accommodation and workshops on 26 to 31 October 2016.
Prop: H Wilson Sec: L deLambert C/UThat a board member of the ARBGWOC confirm the booking and deposit and arrange for the President to sign the contract with the Heritage Hotel and the Village Lake Apartments for accommodation.
1 MarchProp:P D Nash Sec: R Dunn C/UThat member’s fee be increased to Early Bird AUS$120 and NZ$130 and after the Early Bird Date: AUS $150 and NZ$160 for the 2016/17 year.
Prop: K Collings-Silvey Sec: R Dunn. C/UThat the Board employ an administrative assistance to help with Board with tasks for a cost of up to $4000 a year.

2015 Decision Register

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2014 Decision Register

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2013 Decision Register

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2012 Decision Register

DATE PROPOSERS MOTION
30 October Prop:   R Dunn Sec: A Gilbert-Obrart C/U That the Society open a New Zealand Westpac account, and the Board authorizes two of its members, Dr Diana Nash and Dr Mark Davis, as signatories on the account.