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Minutes of the Southern Chapter Meeting
July 11, 2017

Members met at St. Meinrad Archabbey in the Monte Cassino room at 8:30 (CST) for donuts and coffee.

A tour of the facilities was given to members in attendance. First tour was given by Brother Gene. Brother Gene showed and talked about the campus of St. Meinrad and toured the Archabbey Church. A second tour was given by Scott F. and Andy H. of the wastewater lagoons for the Archabbey and the town of St. Meinrad. The tour was extended to include the pumping station located at the Archabbey.

Lunch was taken at the guest house cafeteria.

Meeting was called to order at 12:30 (CST)

Last meetings minutes were motioned for approval by Donna Oeding and seconded by Phil Barth.

Treasure reported a total of $476.75 of funds.

Food Protection – A food protection meeting was held at ISDH offices on Thursday, June 29

· Indiana Food Safety Task Food Safety in the event of disasters at Ivy Tech Culinary school in Indianapolis July 25th and 26th. Contact Laurie Kidwell if interested.

· Managing Food Emergencies: strategies for a community Response on November 14-15 in Nashville, IN. Contact Jennifer Rugenstein if interested.

Wastewater report

· August 11th IOWPA field day

· August 15th Inspector recertification deadline for those that certified in 2014

· September 18th- 22nd Septic Smart Week

· September 25th – 27th IEHA Fall Conference in Lawrenceburg, IN – CEU's available

· October 22nd- 25th NOWRA's Onsite Wastewater Mega-Conference Dover, Delaware – register at

TAHP report

· CBRNe Convergence November 6-8 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway- WMD training

· First Responders: Biothreat Environmental sample collection – Oct.23 contact Shelly Matheson ISDH if interested.

· Indianapolis Joint Criminal-Epidemiological investigations workshop Oct 4-5 at IUPUI contact Special Agent Bruce Guider – WMD coordination FBI Indianapolis

General Environmental-

· LHD Meth-Lab Cleanup meeting September 12, 2017 at Indiana Gov. Center, contact Lori Kyle Endris – IDEM (317-234-1819)

Reminder you can now book a room for Fall Conference at Double Tree Inn in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Reservations must be made by Sept. 9, 2017 ($91 + 12%tax)

Motion was made by Ryan Kasper to donate $200 for a breakout session at Fall Conference – seconded by Doug Ginder

Reminder Items are needed from the chapter for silent auction at Fall Conference.

Motion to adjourn – Doug Ginder

In attendance: Julia Hayes - ISDH; Addison Harper - Dubois; Donna Oeding - Dubois; Danny Schroeder - ; Carol Coudret - Vanderburgh; Colin Ward - Vanderburgh; Claire Will - Vanderburgh; Phil Barth- Dubois; Ryan Kasper – Monroe; Sydney Evans – Monroe; Semion Baker – Monroe; Jill Stauffer – ISDH; Doug Ginder – ISDH; Mark Miller – Greene; Jennifer Rugenstein – Brown; Tracy Monroe - ;

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