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Board Meeting #28

September 30, 2013
2:00 - 3:30 pm


Chris Shaffer, Chair
Jane Carlin, Chair-elect
Jay Starratt, Past Chair
Deb Carver, Treasurer (FY13 & 14)
Scot Harrison, Secretary (FY13 & 14)
Susan Barnes Whyte, Member-at-Large (FY13 & 14)  -- not expected to be present
Natalie Beach, Member-at-Large (FY13 & 14)
Lynn Baird, Member-at-Large (FY14 & 15) -- not expected to be present
Merrill Johnson, Member-at-Large (FY14 & 15)
John F. Helmer, Executive Director (ex officio & non-voting)


1. Vision, Mission, and Strategic Agenda (Chris)
Expected outcome: discuss and revise draft document; forward for Council discussion and adoption in November.
Document: Vision, Mission, and Strategic Agenda

2. Center of Excellence: period of agreement and appointment to Leadership Team (Chris & John)
Expected outcome: Appoint a member of the COE Leadership Team.
Document: Center of Excellence (password protected)

3. Broadening of the charge of the SILS Policy Team to include Collaborative Technical Services and other Alliance groups. (Chris)
Expected outcome: discuss concept and determine next steps (e.g., Board review of a draft in October, recommendation to Council in November)

4. Shared ILS Implementation Team (John)
Expected outcome: Update and Board approval for Executive Director to work with teams to revise membership as needed.
  • SILS Team membership: Process for replacing members over time
  • Discovery Working Group: need for additional expertise 
  • Training Working Group: revised group is up and running
5. Updates
  • Shared ILS (John)
    • C2 certification: Alma in early November, Primo shortly thereafter
    • MARC holdings data extraction and III
    • UW site visit and task force
  • Collaborative Technical Services Symposium (Chris)
  • Finance Committee (Deb)
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration (Jane & John)
  • Professional Development Awards (Chris)
  • New CMS (John)
6. Topics for the future (Chris)
  • Committee structure
  • Replacing Team members and avoiding burnout
  • How do we ensure that we are developing shared practices to a sufficient extent and not diverging too much?