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Midwest Chapter / Medical Library Association
Executive Board Meeting / Spring 2005 

Friday / March 18, 2005
Radisson Hotel & Suites / Chicago, Illinois

Encore Room (13th Floor)
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

AGENDA

1.  CALL TO ORDER
Sheryl Stevens
2.  INTRODUCTIONS, OPENING REMARKS, &
    REVIEW OF AGENDA
Sheryl Stevens
3.  PARLIMENTARIAN
Jan Cox

3.1.  Report
3.2.  Review of voting status
3.2.  Establishment of a quorum

4.  REVIEW & APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Terry Arndt

4.1.  Fall 2004 Board Meeting
4.2.  Fall 2004 Annual Business Meeting

5.  ACTION ITEMS
Sheryl Stevens

5.1.  Ratification of 11/24/2004 e-mail vote
        to approve Annual Meeting Finances
        Policy

5.2.  Ratification of 12/28/2004 e-mail vote
        to approve payment to Springfield
        Renaissance Hotel

5.3.  Ratification of 1/4/2005 e-mail vote
        to approve expenditure for Chapter
        Sharing Roundtables

6.  REPORTS FROM OFFICERS
6.1.   Immediate Past President
Melinda Orebaugh
6.2.   President
Sheryl Stevens
6.3.   President-Elect
Eileen Stanley
6.4.   Treasurer
Chris Shaffer
6.5.   Secretary
Terry Arndt
6.6.   Membership Secretary
        - Statistics by state 
        - Statistics by status & affiliation
Bette Sydelko
7.  REPORTS FROM REPRESENTATIVES-AT-
     LARGE
7.1.  Barb Bartkowiak 
 
7.2.  Sandra DeGroote
 
7.3.  Julie Schneider  
 
7.4.  Joan Zivich  
 
7.5.  Rick Brewer  
 
7.6.  Ed Holtum 
 
7.7.  Tammy Mays  
 
7.8.  Erika Sevetson 
 
7.9.  Mary Taylor  
 
 8.   REPORTS FROM MLA CHAPTER COUNCIL
       REPRESENTATIVES 
          8.1.  Chapter Council Representative Carole Gilbert
          8.2   Chapter Council Alternate Representative Pam Rees
9.    REPORT FROM POTENTIAL CANDIDATE
       FOR MLA NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Pat Redman
10.  REPORTS FROM STANDING COMMITTEES
10.1.    Annual Meetings Committee
Donna Barbour-Talley
10.2.    Archives Committee
Lora Gault
10.3.    Audit Committee
Rick Brewer
10.4.    Awards & Scholarships Committee
Elaine Skopelja
10.5.    Education Committee
Frances Cockrum
10.6.    Finance Committee (see Treasurer)
Chris Shaffer
10.7.    Governmental Relations Committee
Julie Schneider
10.8.    Membership Committee (see also
            Membership Secretary) 
Bette Sydelko
10.9.    Nominations & Elections Committee
Pat Redman
10.10.  Publications Committee
Clare Leibfarth
10.11.  Technology Committee
Barbarie Hill
11.  REPORTS FROM AD HOC COMMITTEES &
       SPECIAL APPOINTEES
11.1.  Annual Meeting Finances Task Force
Chris Shaffer
11.2.  Bylaws Task Force (see Past President)
Melinda Orebaugh
11.3.  AHIP Liaison 
Frances Cockrum
11.4.  Benchmarking Chapter Liaison
Linda Bunyan
12.  REPORTS FROM ANNUAL PROGRAM
       COORDINATORS
12.1.  Illinois (2004)
Karen Douglas
12.2.  North Dakota (2005)
Mary Markland
12.3.  Kentucky (2006)
Laura Davison & 
Michel Atlas 
12.4.  Nebraska (2007) (Lander) and
          Nebraska (2007) (Shaffer) --
          Joint Meeting with
          Midcontinental Chapter/MLA
Jim Lander & 
Chris Shaffer
13.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS         
14.  NEW BUSINESS
Sheryl Stevens

14.1.  Travel Reimbursement Policy

14.2   Complimentary membership for 
          students

14.3.  Electronic ballots & voting

14.4.  Bylaws revisions

14.5.  Research Task Force or Committee

14.6.  Professional Practice Task Force or
          Committee 

14.7.  Library science school contacts

14.8.  Membership survey

14.9.  Chapter Level Leadership Education
          Challenge Grant

14.10.  MLA/ARL Leadership & Career
            Development Program

14.  REVIEW OF MINUTES/ACTION PLAN  Terry Arndt
15.  ADJOURNMENT  Sheryl Stevens