Meeting Minutes

University of Hawaii at Manoa

American Library Association, Student Chapter

Executive Board and Committee Chairs Meeting

February 13, 2007

3:45 pm, POST 302

Attendees: Nadia Ayesh, Christine Cipolla, Margot Hanson, Sheryl Legaspi, Eric Leong, Vanessa Vallejos, Andrew Wertheimer, Wanda Wong, Carrie Ann Young

I. Reports

A. Welcome new committee members

-- Sheryl Legaspi (Fundraising Committee), Eric Leong (Service Committee Chairperson), Wanda Wong (Professional Co-Chair), Nadia Ayesh (Social Committee)

 

B. Minutes

-- Not approved.

 

C. Ice Cream Social

-- The Ice Cream Social had a great turnout. Thank you to Carrie for promoting the social and picking up the ice cream.

 

D. Treasurer’s Report (Vanessa)

--Current balance is $1429.28, of which $200 is earmarked for the Vann Award.

 

E. Website Updates

--Request to update committee members, minutes, and more prominent link to the Basement Blotter.

 

II. Committees

A. Social Committee (Nadia)

Suggestions:

1. Whale watching (Christine will get the name of the company.)

2. Jazz clubs, Honolulu Country Club (Andrew)

3. Symphony/Opera discounted tickets contact Jan Kamiya (Andrew)

 

B. Professional Committee (Wanda)

-- 7 members on the committee.

-- May co-sponsor events with SLA-ASIST.

-- Possibly arrange 4 events for the semester, suggest Friday/Saturday for tours, may schedule an event around Spring Break.

-- Contact Susan Johnson or someone who works at BHSD to reserve Hamilton Room 113 (Christine can arrange.)

-- Contact Gail to reserve Bilger 319.

 

Suggested Tours: Astronomy Library, Art Department Slide Library, Academy of Arts Library (Ron Chapman), Chaminade Library, Contemporary Museum of Arts (Christine will get the librarian’s name), UH Press.

 

Suggested Speakers: Dennis S. from the ICS Faculty – Medical Formatics, E-Tech/Web Design/Layout?, Russell Makanani – Kamehameha Schools Library, someone from Special Collections, Robert Sullivan – New Zealand (contact Analu?), Professor from Tokyo?

 

C. Service Committee (Eric)

1. Mail out surveys to Alumni for Accreditation (Christine)

2. Center for Pacific Island Studies Conference, March 15-16 – Contact: Karen Peacock

3. Friends of the Library volunteer opportunities? (Carrie)

 

D. Fundraising (?)

-- Sheryl will help with the committee.

-- Send email to lis-stu seeking fundraising chairperson/committee members (Christine)

 

Suggested Fundraisers: Krispy Kreme, T-shirts with Hawaiian theme (Sheryl), Pizza Hut discount card (Christine), Jamba Juice, Penny Drive (Nadia), Recycle bin in Bilger (Eric).

 

E. Blotter (Margot)

-- Planning meeting on Thursday, 2/15.

-- New issue is out, new larger format.

 

Topics for next issue: Dr. Nahl as the new Department Chair and Grant Project; New faculty article featuring Dr. Asato; Hamilton Budget; Accreditation Process; Interview: Fiction Selector at the Main Public Library; HSPLS “The List”; HASL Conference – Dr. Harada is giving the keynote address.

 

III. Other Business/Announcements

A. Prom

-- Prom will not be held at Tokai University.

-- QLC Room 412 is the alternate option. Margot will reserve room – either 4/28 or 4/21 depending on availability.

-- Carrie will find out about possible DJ.

 

B. Next meeting will be on March 13, 2007 at 3:45 pm in POST 302.

 

 

Meeting adjourned at 4:45 pm.

Minutes submitted by Vice President, Carrie Ann Young.