Meeting convened at 9:10.
Approval of agenda.
New documents are on SLA Connect.
2018 Slate of candidates — see documents on Connect.
President’s remarks. –Dee
- Children’s books
- Ubuntu Scholarship
- Loyalty Cocktail Toast
- “Make your bed” — recommended book
- Contact with units.
- Strategic planning.
Amy — Moving ahead and use strategic structure on six pillars.
Treasurer’s Report — Very sound financially after many troublesome years.
Finance summary report — Kristen (sp?)
- under budget by 107 thousand dollars.
- Members — over 5000
- Fund raising — 721 thousand. (don’t understand)
Exec. Session May 10, June 6 review
Career Center Report – Tim Rink
Strategic Planning Subcommittee Update
2017 Annual Conference Advisory Council – Brandy
- condensed physical space
- learning streams
- clear explanation of levels of sessions
- Extra general session.
- Tags for SLA competencies
- continuity across conferences
- Should release titles of sessions by January
- Allow ticketed event registration by January.
- better use of social media and better app
2018 Annual Conference Advisory Council — Richard
Diversity and Inclusion Task-force —
Emergency Preparedness Planning
Industry Partners Alliance –Kathy Bradley– increase value of industry partners and give them a voice.
Information Outlook Advisory Council — SLA magazine — make a public magazine (?)
Governance & Bylaws Committee- working on charge from road map document.
Membership Advisory —
Nominating Committee for 2017 committee
Online Content Advisory Council — role being evaluated.
Professional Development Advisory Council —
Public Policy Task Force —
Public Relations Advisory Council —
Shared Learning Resources Initiative — share programming, identify units doing programming. Too much content seen as proprietary to separate units.
Student and New Professionals Advisory Council —
Tech Advisory Council — SLA Connect implementation
Division – Chapter Cabinet — revamping leadership training
Nominating Committee Assignment —
Coordinating work of chapters, council, task forces
Board Structure Assignment–
- Stop at Arizona chapter booth.