Meeting Minutes

University of Hawaii at Manoa
American Library Association, Student Chapter

Executive Board and Committee Chairs Meeting


July 19, 2005

Hard Rock Cafe 6:30-7:30 pm



Attendees:     Christian DeLay, Lillian Nicolich, Loraine Oribio, Janel Quirante, Andrew Wertheimer




The minutes from the Executive Board and Committee Chairs meeting on May 5, 2005 were approved by the Executive Officers.  Lillian distributed Agenda and Committee Participation sheet.


Brief Reports


Fundraising Report (Loraine)

More T-shirts (10 of each size) will be ordered soon and will be here by Orientation (Aug. 16). 

We will concentrate marketing to alumni (via listserv), library staff, HLA, and current students.

Bake sales will be fundraisers for Hui Dui, not ALASC.


Membership Report (Loraine)

Zhan Hunt has been contacted about retrieving membership list/records that were lost in the flood.

Loraine, Lillian and Christian will update membership form.

Loraine wants to form a Membership Committee.

Christian will put a member list on website, with names and expected graduation date.

Membership goal is to have 50% of new students join ALASC.


Website Report (Christian)

Christian renewed website and is working on updating it based on information from Lillian.

There is a new calendar program that anyone can update.

Christian wants to train someone to take over website maintenance.

New photos online: Lynn Davis, still need photos of Loraine, Marta and Janel.


ALA Conference (Lillian)

Lillian gave a report on this year’s conference.

Lillian suggested to Dr. Knuth that UH participate in the ALISE booth at the conference next year.


HLA Student Panel (Andrew)

HLA conference will be held on the Big Island in November.  It is still not certain that UH will have a panel slot, but if we do Andrew will pick about 4 student papers to be presented.



Discussion Items


Orientation Aug.16

Lillian will make a presentation about ALASC. Loraine and Janel will also attend to represent ALASC.

Christian is still lining up guest speakers (Jo Ann Schindler is one guest).


Committee Openings

Lillian will mention committee openings at Orientation.


Mentoring / Buddy Program

This will be shelved until next semester.


First Fall Social (Ice Cream Social)

Tentatively scheduled for either Friday, Aug. 26 or Friday, Sept. 2, 2-4 pm.

Lillian will find out about reserving room.


Beach Party

Co-sponsored by Hui Dui, SLA-ASIST, Web Team. 

Tentatively scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 11, location TBA.


Brown Bags

We will try to have guests to speak about each of the LIS tracks.



Schedule of Fall Meetings

Tentatively scheduled for Wednesdays 4 pm, location TBA.



Meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.

Minutes submitted by Secretary, Janel Quirante.