September 17, 2017 – Maine AllCare Downeast Chapter Meeting Minutes

Maine AllCare Downeast Chapter September 17, 2017 meeting Minutes Howard Room, Blue Hill Library   Attending: Lynn Cheney, Joe Lendvai, Liz Solet, Betsy Braunhut, Robert Grant, Jeff Milliken, Jon Albrecht, Hunt Gressitt, Kevin Ross, Phil Caper, Ruth Ryan, Bonnie Preston, Ted Fletcher, Barbara Eaton, Barbara Presson, Betsy Armstrong. Minutes: Liz Solet   AGENDA ITEMS WHO DISCUSSION & NOTES INTRODUCTIONS OLD BUSINESS Approve August minutes All Motion; second; carried

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Sept 2017 – Portland Chapter Minutes

MAINE ALLCARE PORTLAND CHAPTER MEETING MINUTES: September 27, 2017, 7 PM ALLEN AVENUE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH, 524 ALLEN AVENUE, PORTLAND  Members present: Nancy Bogg, chair, Elizabeth Oatley, scribe, Larry Kaplan, Tovah Foss, Audrey Briggs, Jan Chapman, Diana Cundy, Ed Cundy, Marjorie Rosenbaum. Guests: Chris Cayer (Statewide Field Organizer) 1 – Called to order at 8:05 & introductions 2 – Minutes of August 23, 2017 approved 3– Recent chapter actions/involvements St. Albans

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September 2017 – Mid-Coast Chapter Meeting Minutes

Attending: Bill Clark, Jean Sawyer, Virginia Derr,  Frederick Lancaster, Bill Eaton, Gail Eaton, MAC Board member-Marilyn McWilliams, Julie Pease, Loren Arford, Will Neilson, Poppy Arford. Minutes: Gail Eaton Introductions made, agenda adjusted Marilyn spoke on behalf of the MAC Board– Discussed the role and places of chapters; Started the year with 4 chapters, now have 10 with 2 more coming Started with 4,000 supporters and now have 15,000

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Sept 9 2017 – Bangor Maine All Care Meeting

Attendees: Nate Shea (chair), Andrew Sarto, Carol Bodner, Jeff Graham, Tim Burns (new co-chair) Report on the showing of “Now’s the Time” at the Peace and Justice Center: good attendance and response Future events could be held there for $10/hr MAC message on Medicaid expansion: “we are supportive” MAC state-level organizers Brian Funk and Kyle Bailey will help organize house parties if desired Herman “Sizzler” event small response

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August 2017 – Waldo County Chapter Minutes

WALDO COUNTY CHAPTER Organizing meeting August 1, 2017   MINUTES   TOPIC DISCUSSION ACTION ITEMS Introductions The 10 attendees were a diverse group of patients, community activists, health care professionals and concerned citizens, including Maine AllCare board member Jonathan Fulford, MAC Organizers Abbie Ryder and Chris Cayer. Meeting Overview The purpose of the meeting is to develop a local group that will create a Waldo County chapter of

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August 2017 – Oxford County Chapter Minutes

MAINE ALLCARE OXFORD COUNTY CHAPTER MEETING TUESDAY, AUGUST 29TH 2017 MINUTES: New members and attendees were introduced, including the Chair of the state wide AllCare organization. Abby reviewed the need to fulfill local chapter roles and responsibilities, and announced that the tasks of data czar/co-chairperson and chairperson have been accepted by Jen and Lesia respectively. The group watched the documentary “Sick Round the World,” by T.R. Reid, and

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August 2017 – Rockland Chapter Minutes

August Chapter Meeting of Rockland Maine AllCare: We’re having great success with reaching out to new members through Farmer’s Markets and other gatherings. Much happens in between our chapter meetings through your continuing work. We’ll gather in a couple of weeks to find out what’s been happening and to make sure we have each other’s support to keep moving forward. I’ve attached the minutes of our July chapter

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August 2017: MidCoast Chapter Minutes

Attending: Bill Clark, Abbie Ryder, Jean Sawyer, Virginia Derr, Marla Davis, Charlie Priest, Delene Perley, Don Leaver, Frederick Lancaster, Bill Eaton, Gail Eaton. Minutes: Gail Eaton Introductions were made and agenda reviewed. Board member Delene Perley reviewed the Partner agreement, and we agreed to become active locally in recruiting businesses and organizations to partner with MAC. with us, and it is attached. See attachment on Biz benefits that

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MAINE ALLCARE PORTLAND CHAPTER MEETING MINUTES (abbreviated)

Members present: Nancy Bogg, Audrey Briggs, Dan Bryant (Leader), Jan Chapman, Diana Cundy, Ed Cundy, Nancy Greenleaf, Jaculin McCallum, Marilyn McWilliams, Bruce Moore, Ann Morrill, Robert Morrill, Elizabeth Oatley, Delene Perley, Marjorie Rosenbaum Guests: Chris Cayer (Statewide Field Organizer), Bryan Funk (Fundraiser, Peach Tree Strategies), Henk Goorhuis (Chairman, MAC BOD) Introductions Minutes of July 12, 2017 were approved. The need for a chapter Secretary/Scribe was briefly discussed. Recent

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