ART LIBRARIES SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA
Executive Board Meeting
O'Neill Room, Faculty Club, Berkeley,
October 1-2, 1999
Motion #27: Unanimously approved that the Executive
Board award an honoraria for the Editorship of the 1999 Vancouver Conference
proceedings to Ann W. Lally.
Motion #28: Unanimously voted to approve the
special funding request from the ARLIS/SE Chapter to support the ARLIS/SE
1999/2000 25th anniversary meeting and conference.
Unanimously voted to approve the Pittsburgh Conference Budget as presented by
Motion #30: Unanimously voted to approve that ARLIS/NA
adopt a three year budgetary process, to be presented at the Toronto Mid-Year
meeting in Oct. 2000.
Motion #31: Unanimously voted that ARLIS/NA
purchases Directors and Officers Liability Coverage from Philadelphia Insurance
Motion #32: Unanimously voted that ARLIS/NA adopt the Refund
Policy C as proposed by ADI, with the wording for #1B changed to a $25
processing fee and #2 to read: "Membership dues are not
Motion #33: Unanimously voted to approve that the dues
schedule for Basic business affiliates effective 2001 be raised to $135.00
Motion #34: Unanimously voted to approve that Motion #33,
proposing a dues schedule change for Basic business affiliates effective 2001 be
submitted to the membership at the Pittsburgh conference.
Voted to approve that ARLIS/NA selects the Wilshire Grand Hotel for the 2001 Los
Angeles conference, with one no vote and one abstention.
Unanimously voted to approve that ARLIS/NA accept the invitation from the
Central Plains Chapter to hold the 2002 conference in St. Louis.
#37: Unanimously voted to approve that ARLIS/NA invite VRA to join in planning a
joint VRA/ARLIS/NA conference in St. Louis in 2002.
Unanimously voted to approve that the conference planning proposal introduced by
Karen McKenzie be accepted, with a goal of completion by 2001.
#39: Unanimously voted to approve that the ARLIS/NA Executive Board congratulate
the ARLIS/SE Chapter on their 25th anniversary. The strength of ARLIS/NA is
reflected in the vitality of its Chapters and we congratulate the Southeast
Chapter on this auspicious occasion.
Motion #40: Approved that the
proposed revision by Karen McKenzie to Policy Manual E.3, Guidelines for
election of Division and Section Moderators and Round Table Coordinators be
accepted as revised, with one no vote.
Motion #41: Unanimously voted to
approve that the Executive Board accept the nomination for the 2000
Distinguished Service Award as proposed by the Awards Committee.
#42: Voted to approve that the Executive Board accept the recommendation of the
Finance Committee to retain the Financial Advisor as the Society's new financial
management firm, with one no vote and two abstentions.
Unanimously voted to approve that the Finance Committee instructs the Financial Advisor
to invest a minimum of 90 days operating expenses in no risk competitive
rate, secured instruments.
Motion #44: Unanimously voted to approve that
the Executive Board instruct the Professional Development Committee to award the
first ARLIS/NA Internship Award in 2000 with monies funded from the accumulated
interest of the 25th Anniversary Scholarship Fund.
Unanimously voted to approve that the Executive Board congratulate the Travel
Award Committee for their successful work in securing the Research Libraries
Group Asia/Oceania Award as funded by the Research Libraries
Motion #46: Unanimously voted that a task force be struck to
develop a proposal for a lecture series on architecture for submission to the
previously identified donor of funds.
Motion #47: Unanimously voted to
approve that the Executive Board congratulates Katharine Martinez and Jane
Carlin, co-chairs of the Strategic Planning Task Force, and the other members of
the Task Force as well, for their outstanding efforts to date in the development
of a 2000-2002 Strategic Plan for the Society.
Motion #48: Unanimously
voted to approve that the Board adjourn the 1999 Mid-Year meeting at 5:00 P.M.
Submitted by Peter Blank