Major Actions of the ALSC Board
At the 2010 Midwinter Meeting in Boston, Mass., January 15-19, the ALSC Board:
VOTED, to approve the recommendation of the Scope of Attention Task Force to change the word "preschool" to the word "birth" in Bylaws Article II. Object.
VOTED, to approve the recommendation of the Scope of Attention Task Force to change the words "the eighth grade of junior high school age" to the words "through and including age 13" in Bylaws Article II. Object.
VOTED, that no individual may serve on the Wilder Award Selection, Geisel Award Selection, and Batchelder Award Selection Committees more than once every four years.
VOTED, to accept the budget as proposed by the Budget Committee
VOTED, to accept the Budget Committee’s recommendation to create a task force to look into the restructuring of the Newbery Caldecott Banquet fee schedule.
VOTED, to approve the consent agenda.
VOTED, to support “21 Things for the 21st Century KidLibs” with funds from the Library Services Endowment in the amount of $620.
VOTED, to award an annual ALSC Spectrum Scholarship from the Melcher Endowment.