Florida State Foster Adoptive Parent Association, Inc.

Quarterly Membership Meeting, Orlando, Fl.

Saturday, June 8, 2016


The Quarterly Membership Meeting of FSFAPA was called to order at 7:30 am by Harriett Wynn, President.

A motion was made by Orlando Avila to accept the minutes as corrected, seconded by Thomas Croom.  Motion passed


Open business

Harriett introduced Lynda Thompson, Bylaws Chair

Lynda discussed the changes to the Bylaws and fielded any questions from the floor.  After discussion on the Bylaws, Lynda asked everyone to mark their green voting card Yes or No to approve the Bylaws.  Once all green voting cards were collected they were counted.  The final vote was 61 Yes and 0 No, so the changes to the Bylaws passed.

Harriett then yielded the floor to Orlando Avila, who was standing in for Curtis Byrd, Nomination Chair.

Orlando then opened the floor for nominations and announced the candidates previously submitted. President: Harriett Wynn, and Christopher Johnson; Treasurer: Denise Sasiain, and Paul Vernon. Orlando asked for nominations from the floor.  If no further nominations are brought forward nominations will be closed at the end of the Quarterly Membership Meeting.

Harriett then introduced Trudy Petkovich, Executive Director

Trudy announced the upcoming October Mini Conference & Quarterly Meeting


T.L.C. Association, Inc will be hosting the

Quarterly Membership Meeting & Mini Conference

October 8, 2016 at

Mulberry Christian Academy Church of God

200 Dean St.

Mulberry, 33860 

Limited Childcare 0-12 cost $5.00 per child

Conference will start at 9:00am to 4:00pm. 

Lunch will be served.

The Hotel will be announced later.

Lori Decker will be handling registration,

Phone 813-892-3016 or email:  loriadeckertlc@gmail.com

Harriett and Gay Frizzell then presented the 2016 Award Winners:

Caring Heart Award/Foster – Marcia and Stephens Croom

Dee Wilson/Adoption – Reyna Alvarez

Partner in Caring – Holly Torres

Leadership through Example – Eckerd Community Alternatives/Pasco & Pinellas Counties

Harriett thanked everyone for coming.

Motion to adjourn made by Thomas Croom and seconded by Stephen Rollo, the motion passed and the meeting was adjourned at 9:30 am.

Respectfully submitted for approval by FSFAPA Secretary Curtis Byrd