ALA Division Leadership Committee
Division Presidents Breakfast
ALA Annual Conference 2014
LVCC Room N263C, 7:00-8:30am, Sunday, June 30
Conveners: Zoe Stewart-Marshall, LITA / Mary Ghikas, ALA
Notetaker: *Volunteers Needed*
ALA President’s Update (7:25-7:35a) - Barbara Stripling
Executive Director Update (7:35-7:45a) - Keith Fiels
Planning Process for the new three year (2015-20180 ALA Strategic Initiatives - Discussion focused on (a) the planning process, (b) how it relates to the work the Executive Board did/shared in January, and (c) how it should/might/ought to relate to the work of the various Divisions as they engage in their planning work.
Small Group Work (7:45-8:20a)
15 minutes work in Groups
10 minutes for reporting out
10 minutes for follow on discussion with the entire group
Strategic Planning Process: http://connect.ala.org/node/225414
Attached Strategic Planning packet (pdf) - please review
Volunteer to convene 2015 Midwinter Meeting breakfast and suggestions for structure for future meetings (8:20-8:30a)
Use of e-forums for work between Annual and Midwinter? (G. Owens/S. Peterson)
Better use of the divpres list for topic discussions. How to use Connect.
Links to topics that were brought up on the list and that are being covered elsewhere at ALA Annual:
BARC/Divisions Meeting: The four files were shared via the list. Once they’re available in Connect I’ll add the links (or copy them into the Divisions Presidents’ Connect space for easy reference.
2014 Midwinter Meeting Kitchen Table Conversations Summary: http://connect.ala.org/node/223972
Report on the Summit on the Future of Libraries: http://connect.ala.org/node/223667
Report from the ALA Board’s Spring Meeting - Mary G. is checking on this.