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VRT Meeting Agenda 2012 Annual Conference

VRT Executive Board Meeting

ALA 2012 Annual Conference

Date & Time: Monday, June 25, 2012, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm 
Location: Hilton Mezz Room 14

1. Introductions

2. Approve Minutes from ALA Midwinter 2012

3. Additions to Agenda

4. Guest Speaker: Kevin Reynolds, ALA Executive Board Liaison to VRT

5. Treasurer’s report (see attached, below) – Joe Clark (will not be present)

6. Midwinter Reports:

▪ Program/Gala – Virginia Allison (will not be present) & Rhonda Rosen

▪ Communications Committee – Brian Boling (will not be present)

▪ Website – Scott Spicer & Steve Brantley

▪ Membership – Rhonda Rosen

▪ Multimedia Production Discussion Group – Shelly McCoy 

▪ Notable Videos – Laura Jeneman (will not be present)

▪ Best Practices for Fair Use Working Group – Judith Thomas

▪ Digital Media Discussion Group – Tracy Montri

▪ Bylaws – Steve Brantley

▪ Nominations – Monique Threatt (will not be present)

7. Liaison Reports:

▪ ALA Freedom to Read Foundation:

▪ ACRL ARTS: Roland Hansen

▪ ACRL Media Discussion Group:


▪ ALA Copyright & Committee on Information Commons: Howard Besser

▪ ALA RTCA: Scott Spicer


▪ IFLA Audiovisual and Multimedia Section: Howard Besser, rotating off ?

▪ National Media Market


▪ NMRT: ?

▪ OLAC: ?

▪ PLA AV Liaison: ?

▪ SSRT: ?

▪ YALSA Select Films for Young Adults: Jim Scholtz?

8. Old business:

▪ VRT Manual/Moving to wiki/codifying tasks

9. New Business:

  • History of committee membership/VRT on wiki
  • Notables wording on web site
  • Scott’s media, emerging technology, user practice project
  • Program ideas for next year