Summary of the Representative Assembly Online Meeting: December 9 to 16, 2013


The Representative Assembly (RA) online meeting was convened by Speaker Francie Baxter at noon (ET) on Monday, December 9, 2013, and adjourned on Monday, December 16, 2013. Following roll call and the oath of office for newly elected or appointed representatives, a quorum was established and voting began on the Consent Agenda, which was passed by a vote of 41–0. The Consent Agenda included the following documents submitted for approval via the BPPC report: the RA and Ethics Commission Standard Operating Procedures (SOP); and Job Descriptions for the RA Speaker, Vice Speaker JD, Consumer Member, Sergeant at Arms, and Consumer Member. On Thursday, December 12, 2013, discussion opened on the motion to adopt the revised guidelines, Occupational Therapy Practice Framework: Domain and Process, 3rd edition (OTPF), which was submitted as an action item in the Commission on Practice report to the RA. Following discussion, voting on the motion to adopt the OTPF opened on Friday, December 13, 2013, and concluded on Monday, December 16th. The OTPF was passed by a vote of 40 in favor and 2 against. The meeting was adjourned at 12:30 PM (ET) on December 16, 2013.