ASLS Membership Meeting Minutes, October 19, 2001

New York Library Association
Academic and Special Library Section
Annual Membership Meeting
Friday, October 19, 2001 4:00-6:30 PM
Steuben Club, Albany, NY


Approved as revised at the Executive Board Meeting of November 16, 2001

I. Welcome - David Harralson

II. Award Winners:

Dewey Fellowship - Greg Bobich

Spirit of Librarianship- Jean Sheviak

ASLS/Ridley's Book Bindery Student Internship Grant- No winner to date. A search will continue for nominees.

A Volunteer sign up Form was passed around for members to volunteer.

The drawing for the wine was done and the winner was Sheri Webber.

III. New Offices and Board Members -David Harralson

Cara Molyneaux, Vice-President/President Elect

Gail M. Staines, Director

Jane M. Verostek, Director

Introduction of continuing Board Members.

IV. Open Discussion

What would you like to see ASLS do to help members?

Changes in NYLA Conference Programs President's Program Regular Programs Poster Stations - see handout.

Discussion on ASLS programming meeting needs of Academic libraries.

Jean Sheviak - Explained newsletter changes and solicited ideas for the newsletter.

Tom Lawrence - Suggested that ASLS provide more advocacy support for members.

Carol Anne Germain - Suggested support of each other. 'Ask and seek for help.'

V. Adjournment and Conviviality. Enjoy yourself!

Respectfully Submitted: Thomas E. Lawrence, Secretary