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RNTLOAK 2012 ALA Annual Meeting Agenda

Committee on Rural, Native, and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds

2012 ALA Annual Conference, Anaheim

Committee Meeting

Saturday June 23, 2012, 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Hilton Anaheim, Mezzanine Rm. 14

AGENDA

Presiding: Jennifer Peterson, Chair

Committee Roster:

Jennifer Lee Peterson (Chair, 2011 - 2012)
Naomi Bishop (Member, 2011 - 2013)
Carlene S. Engstrom (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Veronica Isabella Franco (Member, 2011 - 2013)
John D. Hales Jr. (Ad hoc Member-PLA, 2011-2012)
Jennifer E. Manning (Member, 2010 - 2012)
Christopher Brent Strange (Member, 2011 - 2013)
Darren Tanaka (Ad hoc Member-AASL, 2010 - 2012)
Aliza Allen Leventhal (Intern, 2011 - 2013)
Omar Jerome Poler (Intern and Ad Hoc Member-AILA, 2010 - 2012)
Stephen L. Matthews (ALA Executive Board Liaison, 2011 - 2012)
Andrea Berstler (Ad hoc Member-ARSL, 2011 - 2012)

Charge:

To review issues and challenges facing rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; to collaborate with other ALA units addressing the needs of rural communities; and to serve as an advocate for and partner with libraries serving rural, tribal and native populations.

Agenda

1.  INTRODUCTIONS

2.  ASSIGNMENT OF RECORDER FOR MINUTES

3.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES (with quorum)

4.  ALA Executive Committee Liaison Report – Stephen Matthews

5.  ONGOING BUSINESS ITEMS

  •  “Guide to Winning Big Support for Your Tribal Library” revision
    • Several have volunteered to participate, but no action yet
    • Timeline and plan
  • Rural library leadership series on OLOS Columns Blog
    • Promoted through AL Direct, ARSL
    • Posts so far:
      • John “Danny” Hales, Jr.
      • Melinda Tanner
    • Schedule of future posts needed
  • Promotion of RNTLOAK products
    • OLOS included the Tribal and revised Rural toolkits in a presentation at the ATALM Conference in Tulsa

6.  UPDATES

  • Advocacy and Fundraising for your Rural or Tribal Library (Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm)
  • Building and Sustaining Strategic Plans and Partnerships in your Rural or Tribal Community  (Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 10:30am to 12:00pm)

7.  NEW BUSINESS ITEMS

  • Welcome Liana Juliano

8.  ADDITIONAL ITEMS

9.  ADJOURNMENT