Board Meeting #6
2011 January 12
2 – 3:30pm
Meeting via Conference Call
Drew Harrington, Chair
Betsy Wilson, Chair-elect
Dalia Corkrum, Past Chair
Chris Shaffer, Treasurer (FY11 & 12)
Karen Clay, Secretary (FY11 & 12)
Donna Reed, Member at Large (FY10 & 11)
Jay Starratt, Member at Large (FY10 & 11)
Vickie Hanawalt, Member at Large (FY11 & 12)
Jane Carlin, Member at Large (FY11 & 12) – had to leave at 3 pm
John F. Helmer, Executive Director (ex officio)
1. Members of New Teams and Task Forces (Harrington)
Expected outcome: review, revise, and approve recommendations from Harrington, Wilson, and Helmer.
Document: nominations | committee history (password protected)
The recommendations were reviewed and approved with the minor changes.
2. Summer Meeting concept (Helmer)
Expected outcome: review Summer Meeting concept, revise as appropriate, and determine whether or not the Alliance will host such a meeting in 2011.
Document: Summer Meeting Concept
The idea was discussed and the consensus was to try out the Summer Meeting and see how it goes. Based on initial Council discussion in November and email responses to John Helmer’s announcement of the Summer Meeting concept, the Board agreed to go forward at this point. It was also agreed that there is not a need for a conference planning committee for the Summer Meeting..
3. Participation in IMLS Planning Grant led by University of Utah (Helmer)
Expected outcome: Decision regarding participation in a proposed grant that will explore collaboration among three western regional archives projects (Northwest Digital Archives, Mountain West Digital Library, and Rocky Mountain Online Archive). University of Utah will submit the grant on behalf of the Utah Academic Library Consortium and would like a letter of support from the Alliance Board.
Document: description of proposed grant
Following review of ways to control the Alliance staff time commitment to the grant, the Board is ready to put forth a letter of support for this Grant.
4. Incorporation update (Shaffer & Helmer)
- Gap MOU
- Stoel Rives
Submitted by: Karen Clay