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Agenda - Spectrum Advisory Committee - 2008 Annual Business Meeting

AGENDA
Spectrum Advisory Committee Business Meeting
ALA 2008 Annual Conference Anaheim
Friday, 6/27/2008 – 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Hilton Anaheim - Conference Room 6
Norman Maas, Chair Presiding

I. Introductions
II. Approve minutes from Midwinter meeting in Philadelphia

TASK FORCE REPORTS & PLANNING
III. Task Forces report out briefly on progress in their areas, and group discussion on items as needed.

  • Fund-raising Task Force
    Financial Report Review (from Keith Brown in ALA Accounting), Annual Report (next steps for summer), news regarding endowment spending inquiries?
  • Recruitment Task Force
    LIS School Survey, Spectrum Outreach event in Anaheim
  • Professional Development Task Force
    Working with Divisions, Spectrum Scholars on Committees
  • Community Task Force
    Review of SSIG Business Plan, communications vehicle guidelineS
  • Vision & Sustainability Task Force
    Welcome to new Chair and incoming members, Business Plan developmentS

IV. Task forces will discuss the original deliverables and priorities assigned to their group to narrow and redefine scope as needed to realize key 2008 objectives. Please prepare a brief series of objectives, actions under each, priority level for the next six months, and accountabilities (who will do what by when to mark an objective as complete) to share with the Office for Diversity no later than July 1. This will be used to draft a business plan for the Advisory Committee as a whole with each Task Force outlining objectives under their single goal statement.

SAC SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

V. UPDATE – Alanna Aiko Moore, Spectrum Scholar Interest Group
VI. UPDATE – Rachel Garza Carreon, Spectrum Institute Planning and Highlights

OFFICE FOR DIVERSITY REPORT

VII. UPDATE – Spectrum News from the Office for Diversity (GEP) – Spectrum PhD Grant and Program in Anaheim; Spectrum Jury updates and overview of 2008 applications/recipients; Highlights of the Reach21 IMLS Grant objectives and intersections with SAC working groups
VIII. UPDATE – Office for Diversity staffing (GEP)
IX. DISCUSSION – Spectrum Feasibility and Pre-Campaign Study (GEP)

UPDATES FROM COMMITTEE ON DIVERSITY

X. UPDATE – COD activities - COD Chair, Valerie Bell
XI. Items to be sent to the Committee on Diversity in SAC Report?

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

XII. Guests: ???
XIII. Adjourn