ALCTS Board Action Items, Midwinter 2017

The ALCTS Board met twice during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting: Friday, January 20, 1:00-5:00, and Monday, January 23, 1:00-5:30. The Board’s action items and decisions follow:

Action Items

  • Adopted the Agenda and convened the 2017 Midwinter Meeting of the ALCTS Board.
  • Adopted the Consent Agenda for the ALCTS Board Meeting.
  • Approved the ALCTS News Editor position announcement.
  • Voted that the ALCTS board meeting continue on Monday, January 23, 2017.
  • Approved the preliminary FY18 budget.
  • Accepted the final report of the FY16 budget.
  • Approved that the Advocacy and Policy Committee be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Membership Committee be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Metadata Standards Committee be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Creative Ideas in Technical Services Interest Group be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Electronic Resources Management Interest Group be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Public Libraries Technical Services Interest Group be continued for the next five years.
  • Approved that the Out of Print Interest Group be discontinued.
  • Adopted revised changes to the ALCTS Bylaws, outlined in document MW 17.15.
  • Voted to endorse and promulgate the Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians prepared by the CaMMS Cataloging Competencies Task Force, with regular review and maintenance of the Competencies to be assigned to the CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group or another group that the CaMMS Executive Committee shall designate.
  • Approved in concept the establishment of the Lois Mai Chan Professional Development Grant and will submit the proposal to the appropriate ALA committee for review.
  • Voted to adjourn until the Annual Conference in Chicago, June 23, 2017.

Consent Agenda

The following actions were taken by a single vote:

  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during July 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the Report from the SAC Working Group on the LCSH “Illegal aliens” and directed the SAC Chair to submit the report to the Library of Congress on behalf of ALCTS.
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during November 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the following nominations:  Sandra Roe (Illinois State University) – IFLA Cataloging Section Standing Committee; George Prager (New York University Law School) – IFLA Classification & Indexing Section Standing Committee (renomination); Meg Mering (University of Nebraska, Lincoln) – IFLA Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section Standing Committee (renomination); Becky Ryder (Keeneland Library) – IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section Standing Committee (renomination).
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during November 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the Memorial Resolution Honoring Robert (Bob) Alan.
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during December 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the Memorial Resolution Honoring Valerie Bross.
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during December 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the slate of candidates for the 2017 election.
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during January 2017, the ALCTS Board approved the following nomination: Eva Semertzaki (Bank of Greece) – IFLA Knowledge Management Section Standing Committee (renomination).
  • To confirm the vote taken via e-mail during December 2016, the ALCTS Board approved the list of ALCTS Award Recipients for 2017.  
  • Adopt the minutes for the meeting, in two sessions, of the ALCTS Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.
  • To accept the Fiscal Year 2017 first quarter budget report in two parts, narrative and financials.
  • To accept the Administrative Report of the Executive Director dated January 12, 2017.
  • To adopt the ALCTS Conflict of Interest Statement of January 3, 1990.
  • To accept the LRTS Editor’s report dated January 2017.

ALCTS Board

Photograph of ALCTS Board Members during the 2017 ALA Midwinter Meeting

 

2016-2017 ALCTS Board of Directors

Back row: Andrew S. Hart (Division Councilor), Keri Cascio (ALCTS Executive Director), Chelcie Rowell (Intern), Patrick L. Carr (CRS Representative), Michele Seikel (Planning Chair), Santi Allen Thompson (Organization and Bylaws Chair)

Middle row: Shannon Tennant (Affiliate Relations Chair), Beth R. Bernhardt (CMS Representative), Rebecca L. Mugridge (ALCTS News Editor), Sally Gibson (AS Representative), Maria Davidson-DePalma Collins (Director-at-Large), Susan Wynne (CaMMS Representative)

Front row: Jacquie Samples (Director-at-Large), Kris Kern (PARS Representative), Mary Beth Thomson (President-Elect), Vicki L. Sipe (President), Norm Medeiros (Past-President), Karla Strieb (Director-at-Large), James J. Dooley (Budget and Finance Chair)