2015 International Subcommittee Meeting Summaries

July 10, 2015

FSPCA members met to discuss the establishment of an International Subcommittee (outreach strategy) and associated Working Groups (training content, trainer network, and technical assistance network). A charter will be drafted for discussion on the next call (Friday, July 24, 2015).

July 24, 2015

Core Outreach members met to discuss the International Subcommittee Draft Charter and membership of the associated Working Groups (training content, trainer network, and technical assistance network). Further refinement of the Charter and overall membership will be discussed on the next call.

August 7, 2015

Core Outreach members met to further discuss and refine the International Subcommittee Draft Charter and membership of the associated Working Groups (training content, trainer network, and technical assistance network). Logistics and possible funding for a cadre of international trainers of trainers was touched on and tasked to the Trainer Network Working Group.

September 4, 2015

The Charter has been finalized and Working Group member invitations will be sent out. Work within the Work Groups will commence once members are confirmed.

October 2, 2015

The kick-off meeting of Work Groups will be held soon after the final confirmation. Technical Assistance Network Working Group will contact and work with groups in Continuation and Web Subcommittees. Trainer Network Workgroup and other groups will find potential partners overseas.

December 9, 2015

There was a review of the working group kick-off call and requests were made for new possible members of the International Subcommittee. Updates on the previous Steering Committee meeting, focusing on the new subcommittee structure. Also, discussed the challenges of creating the FSPV curriculum and the International curriculum. The three working group leaders gave initial progress