2008 ALA Midwinter Executive Board Meeting Session II

- Monday, January 14, 2008 -
ALA Executive Board Meeting – Session II
1:30 – 4:30 PM
Independence Ballroom – Philadelphia Marriott

**Please turn off cell phones and other communication devices prior to the start of the meeting.  If there will be any handouts for the Board, please bring them to the Board Secretariat at the Staff table prior to your presentation.**

Midwinter Executive Board Meeting 2008, Session II Agenda
Time Period  Agenda Item
1:30 PM   

Call to Order (Loriene Roy)

1:30 – 2:00 PM   Auditor’s Report –  EBD #4.16 -- Decision/Action
Kenneth R. Herlin, Ernst & Young, will present the results of the FY2007 audit of ALA’s consolidated financial statements.  Mr. Herlin and Gregory Calloway will ask the Board to approve the audit. 
2:00 – 2:20 PM  

Endowment Trustees’ Report –  EBD #13.1
Robert Newlen, Chair, ALA Endowment Trustees, will update the Executive Board on the activities of the Endowment Trustees, including:
• Investment Policy Revision –  EBD #13.4

2:20 – 2:55 PM  

Washington Office Report –  EBD #12.3 -- Discussion/Exploration
Emily Sheketoff, ALA Associate Executive Director, Washington Office, and Alan Inouye, Director, Office for Information and Technology Policy, will provide a written report and lead a discussion regarding legislative and regulatory issues. 

2:55 – 3:05 PM  BREAK
3:05 – 3:20 PM  

Report from Task Force on Library Education
Carla Hayden, Chair of the Task Force on Library Education, will present a preliminary report on the task force’s activities.

3:20 – 3:45 PM  

2010 Initiatives –  EBD #12.37
Keith Fiels will provide an overview of FY 2008 ALA Ahead to 2010 initiative projects. 

3:45 – 4:05 PM   Executive Board Liaison Reports 
Executive Board members will report on their liaison activities thus far in this 2008 Midwinter meeting.
4:05 – 4:10 PM  Board Effectiveness – Leslie Burger
4:10 – 4:30 PM   The Board will review the following (executive/closed session):
• Appointments to Depository Library Council – CBD #6
• ALA Standing Committee Appointments – CBD #7
4:30 PM  Adjournment