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Linda Crook's picture

Draft NMRT March e-Board Meeting #2 agenda

NMRT March 2012 e-Board Meeting #2, 3/26/2012, 3-5pm Eastern, via ALA Connect & Conference Call (details forthcoming)

Draft Agenda

  1. Approval of Minutes
  2. NMRT Professional Development Grant
    • The vendor has confirmed they will no longer be providing support. 
    • Proposal to increase NMRT Professional Grant Committee budget (requires board approval), http://connect.ala.org/node/165199: Laura Krier
  3. Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award
    • Allocate funds for 2012
  4. Association Options Fair - NMRT EL Project
    • Proposed cancellation of Annual 2012 NMRT Membership, Networking & Committee Interest Meeting, 6/24/2012, 1:30 – 3:30 pm
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Linda Crook's picture

Agenda: NMRT March 2012 e-Board Meeting  #2, 3/26/2012, 3-5pm Eastern

  1. Approval of Minutes
    1. NMRT E-Board Meeting (March 12) Minutes (requires board approval), http://connect.ala.org/node/172305
  2. NMRT Professional Development Grant
    1. The vendor has confirmed they will no longer be providing support. We should remove references to 3M from the Handbook.
    2. Kim Redd and Laura Krier (Committee Chair) have decided to provide only one grant this year, instead of 3. Laura will notify the winner after this meeting.
    3. Proposal to increase 3M/NMRT Professional Grant Committee budget (requires board approval), http://connect.ala.org/node/165199: Megan Hodge and Laura Krier
      1. Handbook says, "provides funding to cover the cost of registration fees, transportation, lodging, and some incidental expenses for recipients to attend the ALA Annual Conference."
      2. Should we indicate a cap on funds provided?
      3. We have the reimbursement form used by the Ebsco Scholarship winners, which our winner will use to request reimbursement from Kim after the conference.
    4. Allocate funds for 2012
    5. For future years
      1. Kim, Curtis, and the ALA Development Office continue to pursue options for financing the scholarship. Until their work has proceeded further, we will keep our budget options open and not re-allocate funds at this time.
  3. Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award
    1. Allocate funds for 2012
  4. Other budget items
  5. Cancellation of NMRT Membership, Networking & Committee Interest Meeting, Sunday June 24, 1:30-3:30pm
    1. New and potential members are encouraged to attend the ALA Association Options Fair, Sunday June 24, 1:30-3:30pm
    2. NMRT EL Project is contributing to the organization of the Association Options Fair

Linda Crook

Linda Crook's picture

We Need:

Prof Dev Scholarship - 1 @ $1790-2000 each=  $2,000

Special Event Scholarships - 2 @ $100 = $200

Total: $2,200

 

We Can Reallocate:

Leadership>>Scholarship>>Postage/Email = $150

Networking>>Membership Pavilion = $500

President = $456.99 ($132.11 would remain)

PP = $146.55

Treasurer=$48.85

Secretary=$48.85

Councilor=$48.85

Outreach=$100 ($193.10 remaining)

Networking=$100 ($193.10 would remain)

Member Services=$100 ($193.10 would remain)

Leadership=$100 ($193.10 would remain)

EL memberships (cost less than originally budgeted)=$448.76

Total = $2,200 

 

Plaque for scholarships can come out of the remaining funds in the President’s account. VP’s account reserved for Past President gift and other incidentals.  Remaining funds from directors’ accounts ($772.40) could be added to the budget for the Annual Social (currently $1495).

Linda Crook

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Please join the conference call & the chat, http://connect.ala.org/node/112955

Linda Crook