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Poll Do you approve the minutes of the Wednesday, July 26 RUSA Board meeting?

by Alesia McManus on Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 02:13 pm
Yes
92% (12 votes)
No
0% (0 votes)
Abstain
8% (1 vote)
Total votes: 13

Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, July 27, 2017

by Chris LeBeau on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:29 pm

Draft

1:00 PM CDT

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1:00 PM CDT

Access link: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r4d92kzi28br/
Optional call-in number: 1-866-718-7314
Participant Code: 92491678#

Landing Page: http://connect.ala.org/node/268918
 
1. Approval of Agenda - C.LeBEAU

1a. President's Report - C. LeBEAU

2. NEW BUSINESS / BOARD ACTION ITEMS :

2a. Appoint Restructuring Implementation Task Force/Charge ^ - C. LeBEAU

2b. Proposal to change "RUSA Quarterly Update" to "RUSA Section Update" ^ - C. SCHUETZ

2c. Conference Planning - ALA's Remodel Schedule ^ - C. LeBEAU

3. DISCUSSION/ANNOUNCEMENTS:

3a. Update on Volunteer-Office Staff working relationship - C. LeBEAU

3b. RUSA Executive Director Search update ^  - A. MCMANUS

3c. Charges for New Committees ^ - update - B. GERMAN
      (documents are attached for board to review; please review and be prepared to vote at next board meeting)

3d. RUSA Archive Task Force - C. LeBEAU

3e. Emerging Leader - C. LEBEAU

3f. Standard Board Meeting time- C. LeBEAU

2:00 Orientation for New Board Members and Leadership ^ - MCMANUS
         (Anyone not needing orientation is free to leave)

 

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Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, 7-26-17

by Alesia McManus on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:54 pm

RUSA Board meeting

July 26, 2017

Wednesday, 11 PT/Noon MT/1 CT/2 ET

Access link: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r0okfsz6q7ji/

Optional call-in number: 1-866-718-7314

Participant Code: 92491678#

1 Approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from June 24, 2017.  Informal notes from the joint ASCLA/RUSA Board meeting are attached for your information. (attached) - MCMANUS

RUSA Board meeting

July 26, 2017

Wednesday, 11 PT/Noon MT/1 CT/2 ET

Access link: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/r0okfsz6q7ji/

Optional call-in number: 1-866-718-7314

Participant Code: 92491678#

1 Approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from June 24, 2017.  Informal notes from the joint ASCLA/RUSA Board meeting are attached for your information. (attached) - MCMANUS

3. New Business/Action Items:

a. Board action item: Motion to make RUSA open access (attached) - LE BEAU

b. Board action item: Motion to  approve the RUSA FY18 Budget (attached) - LE BEAU

3. Meeting adjourns

Note: Meeting is scheduled for one hour.

7.25.17

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Poll Do you approve the minutes of the June 13 RUSA Board meeting?

by Alesia McManus on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 11:32 am
Yes
90% (9 votes)
No
0% (0 votes)
Abstain
10% (1 vote)
Total votes: 10

Discussion RUSA President's Annual Report to ALA Council and ALA Executive Board amended

by Alesia McManus on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 10:30 am

The report was amended to reflect that RSS had a +2.05% increase in membership since last year rather than a decrease.

Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, 2017 Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

by Alesia McManus on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:51 pm

RUSA Board  of Directors Agenda

Saturday, June 24, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, MCP W475b

1 Approval of agenda and reports – MCMANUS (15 minutes)

a. Approval of June 13 Board minutes - via online poll  in ALA Connect

b. President’s Report to ALA Council (attached) – MCMANUS

c. Vice-President’s Report (attached) – LE BEAU

d. RUSA Staff Report - Wood/Cross/Tracy

2. New Business/Action Items:

RUSA Board  of Directors Agenda

Saturday, June 24, 1:00 - 3:00 pm, MCP W475b

1 Approval of agenda and reports – MCMANUS (15 minutes)

a. Approval of June 13 Board minutes - via online poll  in ALA Connect

b. President’s Report to ALA Council (attached) – MCMANUS

c. Vice-President’s Report (attached) – LE BEAU

d. RUSA Staff Report - Wood/Cross/Tracy

2. New Business/Action Items:

a. RUSA FY2018 preliminary budget & RUSQ open access proposal (attached) - LeBeau  Outcomes: Review and discussion.  Budget will be approved via online poll in ALA Connect after the conference.  RUSQ Gold Open Access proposal will be discussed in depth at a future Board meeting.  (15 minutes)

b. Update on RUSA Strategic Plan and Action Items including status of and next steps for RUSA restructuring (see attached) - McManus (15 minutes)

3. Recognition of outgoing Board members - McManus (10 minutes)

4. Adjournment of RUSA business portion of the Board meeting and short break (5 minutes)

5. Joint meeting with the ASCLA Board starting at 2:00 p.m.  - M. Ghikas Outcomes:   Discussion of ED search and what we are looking for in an ED.   Improve alignment of processes and procedures between RUSA & ASCLA (60 minutes).

6. Next board meeting time and date: TBD

Reminder:  Please download and bring copies of attached documents with you to the meeting.  Copies will not be provided.

6.24.17

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Poll Do you approve adding RUSA Liaisons to ALA Committees to the RUSA Leadership Council?

by Alesia McManus on Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 01:58 pm
Yes
85% (11 votes)
No
15% (2 votes)
Abstain
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 13

Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, 6-13-17

by Alesia McManus on Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 03:30 pm

RUSA Board meeting

June 13, 2017

Tuesday, 11 PT/Noon MT/1 CT/2 ET

1 Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 28, 2017 (attached) - MCMANUS

3. President’s Report to ALA Council (attached) – MCMANUS

4. Vice-President’s Update (attached) – LE BEAU

5. New Business/Action Items:

a. Board action item: Motion to approve RUSA dues increase (attached) - LE BEAU

RUSA Board meeting

June 13, 2017

Tuesday, 11 PT/Noon MT/1 CT/2 ET

1 Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 28, 2017 (attached) - MCMANUS

3. President’s Report to ALA Council (attached) – MCMANUS

4. Vice-President’s Update (attached) – LE BEAU

5. New Business/Action Items:

a. Board action item: Motion to approve RUSA dues increase (attached) - LE BEAU

b. Board action item: Motion to rename the Standards & Guidelines Committee to the Professional Resources Committee with a revised charge that modifies S&G's work and includes elements of the Publications & Communications Committee charge (attached) - MCMANUS

c. Board action item: Motion to sunset the Publications & Communications Committee (attached) - MCMANUS

d. Board action item: Motion to approve revised Guidelines for Implementing and Maintaining Virtual Reference Services (attached)  -  Tina Baich, Chair, RUSA Standards & Guidelines

d. Update on Section plans for Board representation - Section Chairs

e.  ALA Annual Conference check in

5. Next board meeting time and date: Saturday, June 24, 1-3 pm, MCP W475b

6.12.17

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Discussion Agenda, RUSA Board, 4-28-17

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:12 pm

RUSA Board meeting
April 28, 2017, Friday, 12 PT / 2 CT / 3 ET
Agenda

1. Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 6, 2017 (attached) - McManus

2. President’s Update (attached) – MCMANUS

3. Vice-President’s Update (attached) – LE BEAU

4. RUSA Office Update - Wood

5. New Business/Action Items:

1. Review and discussion of RUSA Division Level Restructuring Recommendations (attached)

RUSA Board meeting
April 28, 2017, Friday, 12 PT / 2 CT / 3 ET
Agenda

1. Roll call, introductions, announcements, changes to/approval of agenda – MCMANUS

2. Approval of Board minutes from April 6, 2017 (attached) - McManus

2. President’s Update (attached) – MCMANUS

3. Vice-President’s Update (attached) – LE BEAU

4. RUSA Office Update - Wood

5. New Business/Action Items:

1. Review and discussion of RUSA Division Level Restructuring Recommendations (attached)

a. Discussion of Awards-related restructuring recommendations

b. Motion to sunset the Organization & Planning Committee effective June 30, 2017.  RUSA Executive Committee proposes to appoint a Restructuring Implementation Task Force comprised mostly of members of the former O&P committee.

c.Discussion of restructuring Recommendation #5 Modify Committees to Address Professional Development.    See feedback from S&G (attached).  RUSA Publications & Communications is working on a rationale for continuing the committee (forthcoming).  The P&C MW committee report is attached.

d. Discussion of restructuring Recommendation #7 Develop a new model of Division Review.

2.  Discussion of proposed policy for unfunded awards (attached)

6. Board meeting agenda items for next meeting

RUSA dues increase

Finalize decisions on RUSA restructuring including section representation on the RUSA Board.

ALA Annual Conference check in

7. Next board meeting time and date: Tuesday, June 13, 11 am PT/noon MT/1 pm CT/2 pm ET

 rev. 4-28-17

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