31st Annual ARLIS/NA
Wyndham Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore MD
2003 Pre-Conference Executive Board Meeting
Thursday, March 20
Motion #7: The Board unanimously accepted the proposal from the ARLIS/Texas- Mexico Chapter to host the 2005 annual conference in Houston, Texas.
Motion #8: The Board unanimously declared that the ARLIS/NA Management Services & Standards Guidelines will be superceded by provisions in the Administrative Management Services Agreement with Clarke Association Services, Inc.
Motion #9: The Board unanimously accepted the renewal of the Society’s contract with Clarke Association Services as stated in the Administrative Management Services Agreement document dated May 1, 2003.
Motion #10: The Board accepted the revised Policy Manual and commended Ted Goodman for his outstanding job; also agreed that the old Policy Manual will be archived. (8 yes, 1 abstention)
Motion #11: The Board established the position of Administrative Documents Editor as described in the draft job description, with an appropriate honorarium, and with the additional stipulation that the editor have Executive Board experience. (8 yes, 1 not present)
Motion #12: The Board recognized the seating of a new Executive Board on March 24, 2003, and unanimously authorized the changing of financial account signatories on all ARLIS/NA accounts, to include Allen Townsend, President; Jeanne Brown, Vice-President; Phil Heagy, Treasurer, Judith Herschman, Secretary; Elizabeth Clarke, Executive Director; and Bonnie James, Headquarters staff.
Motion #13: The Board thanked the ARLIS/Texas-Mexico Chapter and its Mexican Relations Committee for their diligent efforts to recruit members from Mexico. (7 yes, 2 abstentions)
Norine Duncan, Secretary