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Amy Lappin

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Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 25, 2022 12:23 PM
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Hi Harriet,TAG discussed separating them out, but we believe they are interrelated. We also decided to present one item in the interest of moving this forward. The detailed recommendations will provide a starting point for the Constitution and Bylaws Committee and the Committee on Organization, but can ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 24, 2022 03:36 PM
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Hello Rodney,On behalf of the Transforming ALA Task Force, I appreciate BARC's time in getting the fiscal analysis done prior to Council I tomorrow. Thank you to you and the whole BARC team! Best,Amy LappinTAG Chair
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 23, 2022 06:44 AM
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Hi Amber, You are correct, there were TAG model drafts that included more member direct election options for the Executive Board positions. The task force worked hard to find ways to make this work without building in more complexity to the election process. Having dedicated EB seats elected by different ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 22, 2022 11:30 AM
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Hello Sonnet, The short answer is that nothing changes until a new Constitution and Bylaws are drafted by the Constitution and Bylaws Committee and then approved by Council. Once that happens, all Councilors who are serving at the time of the final approval will complete their full terms, so the transition ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 20, 2022 02:59 PM
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Hi Ann, I think those are all fine considerations. In creating reserved seats on the Executive Board, TAG wasn't looking as much at who the Executive Board member is reporting to as much as who they are representing. Just as it is in the current model, once you are on the Executive Board, your obligation ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 20, 2022 01:54 PM
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Hi Harriet and Ann, Thank you both. This definitely needs to be clarified and I appreciate the question and comment. I hope I can shed some light here. While the Council will be electing the Executive Board (and this was done for clarity in the election process, but also as a way to provide direct Council ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 20, 2022 12:05 PM
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Hello Councilors, Preparing for conference can be a bear and many of you may not have yet had a chance to read and reflect on the TAG Report including an action item that we will vote on at Council I on Saturday. This email is just to encourage you to ask questions as you consider the final TAG recommendations.  ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 16, 2022 05:35 PM
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Hello Council. I'm looking forward to seeing you all virtually or in person next week. The TAG Task Force found the feedback you contributed to the TAG recommendations since the March Virtual Council session to be extremely helpful.  In advance of discussions related to TAG proposals at the 2022 ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Jun 16, 2022 05:35 PM
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Posted By Amy Lappin May 28, 2022 03:25 PM
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Hi Ann, Thank you for creating thia resolution. As you and others have mentioned, I have also worried about conversations, questions. and debate being held at forums that belong on the floor of Council. Those who find Council sessions intimidating are not alone. I would love for all Councilors to think ...
Posted By Amy Lappin May 06, 2022 10:12 AM
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Greetings Councilors, TAG is looking forward to the discussion regarding the effectiveness of Council on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 3:00 PM CT. The conversation will focus on how Council can use their time in a way that is most responsive to the needs of the Association members and with effective time ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Apr 18, 2022 09:02 AM
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Hello Sam,There is absolutely room in Wednesday's meeting for you and anyone else who would like to join this discussion. Here is the link to register.https://ala-events.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkc--trj0uGN3yQHbm55FMJvrS5eTA2b_q Best,Amy-- Amy Lappin Deputy Director Lebanon Public Libraries Lebanon, ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Apr 16, 2022 03:29 PM
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Hello Councilors, The Transforming ALA Governance task force appreciated the conversation with Council earlier this month regarding the future size and compostion of Council and the Executive Board. Likewise, we are looking forward to the discussion this coming  Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. CT re: Taking ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Apr 16, 2022 03:29 PM
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Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 30, 2022 11:29 AM
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Hello Council, I'm looking forward to seeing many of you at today's meeting.  We plan to record it for those who are interested, but can't attend. Please be assured that the conversation is for discussion purposes only. The TAG Task Force is looking for Council's input as we created the action items ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 25, 2022 10:41 AM
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Hi Heather and Sara, Absolutely for discussion only. And, yes, we will record the meeting! Thanks for asking! Amy
Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 24, 2022 04:53 PM
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Hello Council,Thank you Nick and Ann for this conversation. I think that the model I shared may have confused matters by not being clear which is leading to confusion regarding voting members of the Executive Board. The Executive Director is an ex officio member of the board and non voting. The Transforming ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 23, 2022 04:11 PM
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Good Day Council, We are one week away from meeting to talk about the TAG recommendations for size and composition of both Council and the Executive Board. Your input will be important as we create action items for Council meetings in June. We hope you will join this one hour discussion on March 30, ...
Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 21, 2022 10:36 AM
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Hello Council, In my first email, I left out that all three of the scheduled conversations will last for an hour (3:00-4:00 p.m. CT). Best,Amy
Posted By Amy Lappin Mar 17, 2022 04:21 PM
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Hi John, Thanks for the question. No action items will be presented by TAG until Council meetings at Annual in June. The TAG convened meetings are for discussion purposes only. Best,Amy Transforming ALA Governance Task Force, Chair Amy Lappin Deputy Director Lebanon Public Libraries Lebanon, NH 03766 ...