ARLIS/NA New York 2004 Conference Motions
Motion 1: That the Policy Manual Section E-4-d and the Handbook be revised to reflect the new language proposed by the Visual Resources Division, with the revision of spelling out of VRA. Approved unanimously.
Motion 2: That the Board approves the proposal from the chair of the Development Committee to change Policy G-9 to read “not to exceed 12 members”. Approved unanimously.
Motion 3: That Policy Manual edits sent to the Executive Board via e-mail be accepted as revised and that G-17 be changed from “website manager” to “website editor”. Approved unanimously.
Motion 4: That the Board recognize the seating of new Executive
Elizabeth Clarke, ARLIS/NA Executive Director
Bonnie James, ARLIS/NA Financial Manager
Jeanne Brown, President
Margaret Webster, Vice-President
Allen Townsend, Past President
Judith Herschman, Secretary
Lynda White, Treasurer
Motion 5: That surplus operating funds from 2003 be moved to the Reserve Fund. Approved unanimously.
Motion 6: That the Book Arts Discussion Group petition to become an official roundtable be approved. Approved unanimously.
Motion 7: That we approve the criteria for dissolution of roundtables submitted by the Board Task Force on the topic. Approved unanimously.
Motion 8: That ARLIS revise the Guest Conference Registration policy to add, “guest” does not include ARLIS members or members of affiliate societies. Approved unanimously.
Motion 9: That the Policy Manual Section G-7-Ca be revised to delete “to oversee administration of grants from the ARLIS/NA Internship Fund”. Approved unanimously.
Motion 10: That the board accept the Membership Committee’s proposal to amend the Bylaws Article II, section 2 and delete Article III, section 4. Approved unanimously
Motion 11: That the Policy Manual Section G-5 be amended to include Committee Chairs and DSRT Moderators as being excluded from Board candidacy. Approved, 7 in favor , 1 opposed , and 1 abstention.
Motion 12: That ARLISNA Executive Board accept the petition to make the Public Library group an official roundtable. Approved unanimously
Motion 13: That ARLIS/NA Executive Board amend the Policy Manual Section C-2 and C-7f to include reports to the Board on Board-L on chapter and regional meetings from the Regional and Canadian representatives. Approved unanimously.
Motion 14. That the Board accept changes in Article XI, section 1 as put forth by Daniel Starr and Marilyn Russell that the Standing Committee list be the responsibility of the Executive Board. Approved unanimously.
Motion 15: That the Bylaws Article XIX, Section 2 first sentence be changed to read “ the text of the proposed amendment shall be distributed to the individual members; and that Article XIX, Section 3 be changed to read” the ballot shall specify a voting deadline not less than 35 days from the distribution date of the proposed amendment and ballot. The ballot shall be counted by the Secretary who serves as teller. In Article XIX, Section 4 delete the word “postmark”. Approved unanimously.