PASSED AT THE ARLIS/NA BOARD MEETING
Calgary, July 26-27, 2004
Motion 1: That the NY pre-conference minutes be approved as amended.
Motion 2: That the NY post-conference minutes be approved as amended.
Motion 3: That the Indianapolis Conference Proposal for 2008 from the
Midstates Chapter be accepted. 8
approved, 1 absent
Motion 4: That the recommended changes to the Canadian Bylaws be
approved. Approved unanimously.
Motion 5: That the position of Administrative Documents Editor be
abolished as of July 1, 2004, as
recommended by the current editor, Ted Goodman. Approved 8 for, 1 against.
Motion 6: That the Executive Board officially commend the work of the
former Administrative Documents Editor, Ted Goodman, and thank him for his
assistance and expertise. Approved unanimously.
Motion 7: That Board Liaisons are no longer counted as part of the
maximum number of committee members. Approved unanimously.
Motion 8: That, in consideration of the Diversity Committee’s
Conference Attendance Award request, one of the ARLIS/NA-funded $500 Travel
Awards be offered to a student from an under-represented group from the region
of the conference host chapter in 2005. If there are no qualified applicants,
the ARLIS/NA Award will revert back to the current guidelines for the awards.
The Board will review this decision at the Houston post-conference meeting.
Motion 9: That Section J (Finance) of the ARLIS/NA Policy Manual be
revised as recommended by the Finance Committee. Approved unanimously.
Motion 10: that the Board approve a non-exclusive contract with EBSCO
for licensing of full-text Art Documentation content contingent on review of the
contract with H.W. Wilson. Approved unanimously.
Motion 11: That the co-chairs and implementation team of the SEI be
commended for a very successful first institute. Approved unanimously.
Motion 12: That the ARLIS/NA-VRA Joint Educational Task Force be
dissolved as recommended by the Task Force. Approved unanimously.
Motion 14: That ARLIS/NA create a position of liaison to ALA for a
Motion 15: That the Past President’s duties in the Policy Manual be
revised to include working with overseas ARLIS groups to develop collaborative
projects. The Past President will serve as the Board liaison to the
International Relations Committee. Approved unanimously
Motion 16: That the Treasurer’s Duties section of the Policy Manual be
revised as proposed by Lynda White. Approved unanimously.
Motion 17: That the Board approve of taking money out of the reserve fund to fund the website redesign. Approved unanimously.
Motion 18: That the Board approve the ARLIS/NA 2005 budget as amended.
Respectfully submitted by Judith
Herschman, Secretary – 8/2/04