ARLIS NA Delaware Valley Chapter
Submitted January 16, 2002 by:
Mary Louise Castaldi
UPDATE (Incoming Officers for 2002)
Mary Louise Castaldi (University of the Arts) firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President/President-Elect: Nancy Thorne (University of Pennsylvania) email@example.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Ed Deegan (University of Pennsylvania) firstname.lastname@example.org
Delaware Valley Chapter in conjunction with the New York and DC/MD/VA Chapters
sponsored the ARLIS/NA Northeast Regional Meeting on May 13-14, 2001. Krista Ivy was the
Program Chair and the Planning Committee consisted of Rachel Beckwith, Mary
Louise Castaldi, Nancy Halli, Eileen Markson, Lilah Mittelstaedt, and Allen
Townsend. Ed Deegan provided assistance with registration and financial duties.
It was held at the Philadelphia
Museum Of Art and Bryn Mawr College. Thirty-nine ARLIS members attended
including Ted Goodman, ARLIS/NA President and Laurie Whitehill-Chong, ARLIS/NA
Northeast Regional Representative. Activities included: panel presentations by
Betty Jo Kish Irvine, Joan Stahl, and Jeffrey A. Cohen; gallery tour and lecture
by Debra Cashion; ARTBibliographies Modern database demonstration; tour of Bryn
Mawr campus; separate chapter and group business meetings.
the summer, Chapter President Krista Ivy resigned unexpectedly in order to
relocate to California. Vice President/President-elect Mary Louise Castaldi assumed
the duties of President in July, and will serve through 2002.
A Nominating Committee (Andrea
Goldstein, Judy Donovan, and Ann Gardner) was
appointed and charged with recruiting candidates for Vice President/President
Elect and for Secretary-Treasurer. After
a difficult search, the Committee nominated Nancy Thorne for VP/P-E in 2002 (and
thus for President in 2003) and Ed Deegan for a second term as
Secretary-Treasurer in 2002-2003.
Chapter members attended the Fall Business meeting on October 22, 2001 hosted by
Nancy Thorne at the Architectural Archives at the University of Pennsylvania.
Before the meeting opened, Julia Moore Converse, Director of the Architectural
Archives, welcomed the attendees and spoke briefly about the history and the
current organization of the collection. The agenda included a business meeting
followed by a demonstration of The
Philadelphia Architects and Buildings Project (www.philadelphiabuildings.org),
a web-based research tool. Business transacted included: unanimous election of Nancy
Thorne for Vice-President/President-Elect; Ed Deegan to continue as
Secretary/Treasurer for 2002-2003. There was a report on the 2001 ARLIS
Conference by Mary Louise Castaldi, first recipient of the Marietta Bushnell
Boyer Travel Award and a discussion of continued funding. A $250. donation to
the St Louis Welcome Party was approved. A committee to explore professional
development activities for Spring 2002 was set up.
and Chapters 1. Identify local and
regional sources of funding and work with Development Committee to obtain
funding to support ARLIS/NA professional development and continuing education
committee to explore professional development activities for Spring 2002 was set
up. We are in the process of identifying pertinent workshops and/or lectures.
FOR THE EXECUTIVE BOARD
The Chapter has no issues to raise at this time.