2018 RMNS Annual Business Meeting
Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Presidents Report – The meeting was called to order by Dr. Brett Dietze at 7:30 am. Dr. Dietze thanked Dr. Kelly Schmidt for putting on a great meeting and thanked our honored guest speakers, Dr. Hunt Batjer and Dr. John Hurlbert, for their excellent talks.
Vice President Report– Dr. Mark Mahan announced that there were 22 companies represented at this years meeting and acknowledged that it was more difficult for some vendors this year secondary to the international meeting.
Secretary Report – Dr. Joseph Sramek stated that the Summer meeting venue is still to be determined 2 years from now as sites at Jackson Hole were not available for 2020. He encouraged membership to update their addresses at the registration desk and announced that a “Save the Date” postcard was sent out in February of this year to try to increase meeting attendance.
Treasurer Report– Dr. Brad Duhon announced that RMNS cash reserves were down approximately $30,000 after the Lake Tahoe meeting and that he expected that the reserves might be down slightly after this meeting as well. RMNS has $140,239 in cash reserves. Travel awards and resident awards were dispersed for last years meeting and will be for this meeting as well. Physician attendance at this meeting was 43 which is up from prior years. Dr. Duhon announced that RMNS is sponsoring NREF at $2500/year over 10 years.
Historian Report – Dr. Al Capanna announced that the photo book is at the registration desk and asked that photos from this years meeting be sent to his e-mail.
Membership Committee – No new member applications were received. New potential members are encouraged to join RMNS.
Announcement of Executive Board
President Dr. Kris Smith
President Elect Dr. Michael Seiff
Vice President Dr. Bryan Wohlfeld
Treasurer Dr. Erik Parker
Member at Large Dr. Justin Davis
Scientific Program Dr. John Clough
Secretary Dr. Joseph Sramek
Historian Dr. Albert Capanna
Web Site Administrator Dr. Joel MacDonald
CME Committee Dr. Mark Mahan
Local Arrangements Dr. Brad Duhon
2019 Durango, CO
2020 Coeur D’ Alene ?
2021 Jackson Hole ?
Dr. Lee Krauth – proposed making Dr. Hunt Batjer an Honorary member which was approved by the RMNS membership.
Dr. Kris Smith – Stated that he was looking forward to more of a presence from BNI next year in Durango.
Meeting was adjourned at 7:50 am