YALSA Board of Directors Meeting Agenda

JUNE 24 - 28, 2011, New Orleans

The mission of YALSA is to advocate, promote and strengthen service to young adults as part of the continuum of total library service, and to support those who provide service to this population.

Board I    Sat. 2:30 - 5:30 in the Convention Center, room 241

Board II  Sun. 4:00 - 5:30 in the Convention Center, room 241

Board III  Tues. 1:30 - 3:00 in the Convention Center, room 241

We’ll pause in the agenda to accommodate 10 min. information exchanges with:

  • Emerging Leaders Group at 2:30 on Sat.
  • BARC Representative, Alex Villagran at 2:40 on Sat.
  • Incoming ALA President-Elect, Maureen Sullivan at 3:00 on Sat.
  • ALA Executive Board Representative, Steve Matthews at 4:30 on Sun.

AGENDA* – 6/8/11

*Please note: times in parentheses are suggestions only

Call to Order

Open Information Forum

– 10 minutes allotted at the beginning of each session for visitors or Board members to share information

Adoption of the Agenda -- Saturday

Mission Moment -- Saturday

Teen Tech Week™ Mini-Grant Impact ( 5 min.) —Kim Patton...................................................4/10/11
Goal #1 Advocacy, Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement

Consent Items (5 min.) – Saturday

Includes confirmation of items approved by email votes since the Board’s March 2011 meeting


Mega Issue – Saturday

  • Mega Issue Discussion (20 min) – Kim  5/31/11
    How can YALSA leverage social media to connect with and engage members and potential members and facilitate virtual networking opportunities?

Action Items – Saturday

  • Pre-Meeting Division Councilor Report (10 min.) – Nick....................................................5/23/11
    Administrative task
  • Resolution on Out of School Hours (10 min.) – Nick..........................................................5/26/11
    Goal #1 Advocacy
  • Theme for 2012 Symposium (10 min.) – Kim.....................................................................5/27/11
    Goal #4 Continuous Learning
  • Liaison Guidelines (10 min) – Kim.......................................................................................4/6/11
    Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement
  • Board Fellow Guidelines (10 min.) – Mary Hastler.............................................................5/26/11
    Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement
  • Board Assessment Implementation (15 min.) – Sarah Flowers............................................5/23/11
    Goal #4 Continuous Learning
  • Research Agenda Next Steps (15 min.) – Research Committee..........................................5/27/11
    Goal #1 Advocacy, Goal #3 Research
  • Award Seal Usage Guidelines (15 min.) – Beth Yoke..........................................................6/6/11
    Goal #2 Marketing
  • Making DG/IGs More Effective (10 min.) – Linda Braun...................................................5/23/11
    Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement

Discussion Items – Sunday 25 – 29, Tuesday 30 - 33

Informational Items – N/A

  • Guidelines for Board Meetings – YALSA Handbook.........................................................5/19/11
    Administrative task
  • Board Responsibilities for 2012 Conferences – Sarah.......................................................5/19/11
    Administrative Task
  • Board Liaisons for 2011-2012 – Sarah............................................................................5/23/11
    Administrative Task
  • Report Regarding Research on Teen Spaces – Anthony Bernier........................................5/26/11
    Goal #1 Advocacy
    Goal #3 Research
  • Action Plan Update  – Kim.................................................................................................6/8/11
    All goals
  • Communications Update – Beth..........................................................................................6/8/11
    Goal #2 Marketing
    Goal #4 Continuous Learning
  • Continuing Education Update – Eve Gaus..........................................................................5/16/11
    Goal #4 Continuous Learning
  • Events & Conferences Update – Nichole Gilbert..................................................................6/8/11
    Goal #4 Continuous Learning
    Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement
  • Membership Update – Letitia Smith..................................................................................5/16/11
    Goal #5 Member Recruitment & Engagement


Executive Session -- Tuesday

  • Executive Session (15 min.) – Kim.....................................................................................5/19/11
    Administrative Task

New Business -- Tuesday

Adjournment Tuesday