January 1 – December 31, 2001
Polly Trump, University of Arizona
Vice-President: Laura Schwartz, University of Texas at Austin
Secretary/Treasurer: Beverly Carver, University of Texas at Arlington
Past President: Jacqui Allen, Dallas Museum of Art
Web Master: Sam Duncan, Amon Carter Museum
ARLIS/NA South Regional Representative: Paula Hardin
Chapter Meetings: Annual Meeting held in Albuquerque, NM, November 1-3. 2001
Chapter Activities: A Planning Committee for the 2001 conference was formed at Houston meeting (2000), and produced an excellent meeting. The Planning Committee included Mary Leonard, Elizabeth Schaub, Maryhelen Jones, and Polly Trump. The Chapter met for three days in New Mexico, attending presentations and tours in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Attendance was slightly down due to a variety of circumstances.
Summary reports and meeting minutes are available in the Fall/Winter 2001 issue of The Medium, http://www.arlis-txmx.org/medium/issues/2001_v27_no3.shtml, Vol. 27, No. 3, which was edited by Laura Schwartz.
Column Editors for the Medium were:
- Karen DeWitt/Beth Dodd
Museum - Mary Leonard
Academic - Tara Carlisle
Visual Resources - Sheryl Wilhite
Public - Robert Beebe
Membership statistics: 39 members
1, 2001-October 30, 2001
Beginning balance January 1, 2001 $1,451.22
2000 Memberships 10.00
2001 Memberships 75.00
2002 Memberships 315.00
2001 Conference Registration 1,000.00
Chapter Dinner 525.00
Lois Swan Jones Travel Award 395.00
T-shirt sales 10.00
ARLIS/NA Travel Grant 500.00
Lois Swan Jones Travel Award
ARLIS/NA Conference Speaker Fund 100.00
Internet Service Provider 146.49
Van Rental 579.90
Chapter Dinner 559.50
ARLIS/NA Travel Grant 460.00
Monthly bank fees (March thru Sept.) 21.00
Check fees 33.00
The Chapter voted to donate $150 toward the Welcome Party of ARLIS/NA’s 2002 conference in St. Louis.
The Chapter elected Jon Evans of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, as Vice President/President Elect (2002/2003).
The chapter voted to amend the Bylaws and split the single position of Secretary/Treasurer into two positions: Secretary and Treasurer. The proposed amendment, approved by the membership at the Business Meeting, has been forwarded to Paula Hardin for presentation to the Executive Board of ARLIS/NA.
The membership welcomed two new members from Mexico. In an effort to grow membership from Mexico, the chapter received a grant from the Society and awarded a travel grant in the amount of $500 to Beatriz MacGregor to attend the Annual Meeting in Albuquerque.
The Lois Swan Jones Award Committee proposed changes in award applications and the changes were approved at the Annual Meeting. A full explanation of the changes can be found in The Medium, Vol. 27 No. 3, http://www.arlis-txmx.org/medium/issues/2001_v27_no3.shtml.
Submitted by Polly Trump, 2001 President, ARLIS/Texas-Mexico