2013 August Conference Call Agenda and Documents

The primary purpose of this call is to discuss quarterly chair reports.

2:30-4:00 PM (Eastern) Aug. 29, 2013

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AGENDA* – 8/20/13

*Please note: times in parentheses are suggestions only

Call to Order

Information Forum – 5 minutes allotted at the beginning of the session

Adoption of the Agenda

Consent Items – 5 minutes

Item #1. Adoption of Minutes from June Meeting – Sarajo Wentling...................................... 7/31/13

  • Administrative Task

Item #2. Confirmation of YA Lit Section Structure–Shannon Peterson................................. 8/14/13

  • Administrative Task

Discussion Items

Item #3. Quarterly Chair Reports (60 min.) –all Board members............................................ 8/22/13

  • All Goals

Item #4. Board Member Professional Development (10 min.) – Shannon............................... 8/14/13

  • #5 Capacity Building

Item #5. Standing Board Committees (10 min.) –Shannon....................................................... 8/9/13

  • All Goals

Information Items

Item #6. Report from Rep to ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee – M. Giller..................... 8/8/13

  • #4 Member Recruitment & Engagement

Item #7. Awards Event Pilot for 2014 – Beth Yoke............................................................... 8/15/13

  • #4 Member Recruitment & Engagement, #5 Capacity Building

Item #8. Board Responsibilities for 2014 Conferences............................................................. 8/7/13

  • #4 Member Recruitment & Engagement

Item #9. Guidelines for Board Meetings………………........................................................... 8/7/13

  • Administrative Task

Adjournment