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Mr. Aaron Dobbs

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

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Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 25, 2022 05:03 PM
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My experience (ymmv) On Thursday and Friday the WCC building staff were pretty active with reminding people to mask up as they entered the registration area. The hotels have been very hit or miss (the public lobby area and hallways) but the meeting rooms where I've been have been fairly well masked.(Of ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 25, 2022 09:35 AM
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Greetings ALA Council, The attached Resolution on Body Autonomy, Equity and ALA Conference Sites was received more than 48 hours before the start of Council III and is shared here for awareness and preliminary discussion. -Aaron:-)'---Submitted on Saturday, June 25, 2022 - 00:37 Submitted by anonymous ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 24, 2022 09:31 PM
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Greetings Councilors and Members (assuming this reply is also cross-posted to the ALA Members community), There have been some updates to the text of CD 57 which is a member-initiated resolution, Resolution on Damage and Destruction of Libraries, Schools, and Other Cultural Institutions in Ukraine. ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 24, 2022 12:34 PM
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Hi all, I've been on the receiving end of several questions about whether action items should be included in the consent agenda. Here's my understanding of how consent agendas work under Robert's Rules: Consent agenda items can include items such as: previous minutes, regular reports, reports without ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 24, 2022 09:53 AM
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To me, posts with links to ALA JobList position announcements should still be fine. I don't find the EBD Doc where this was recommended? -Aaron :-)' ------------------------------ Aaron W Dobbs (he/him) Library Support Staff Round Table, President, 2022 - 2023 Library Support Staff Interests Round Table, ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 24, 2022 09:40 AM
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Thank you to the members of TAG and the members of the previous groups that discussed options and brought forward recommendations - this has been a long, arduous, and continuous effort. As highlighted in the background section of the TAG report, this effort started out with an overarching goal to "create ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 24, 2022 08:41 AM
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Greetings ALA Councilors, The Resolutions Committee received the attached Resolution Defining the Purpose of Council and it is posted on the Council Documents page as CD  #60. -Aaron :-)' ​
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 22, 2022 02:29 PM
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As an information item: in the weeks leading up to this post, the ALA Resolutions Committee  has received the following Memorial, Recognition, and Tribute Resolutions for ALA Annual 2022: Memorials Dr. Ross J. Todd Donald C. Adcock Virginia "Ginny" Bradley Moore Nancy Kandoian Alvin Leroy ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 21, 2022 03:11 PM
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Greetings ALA Councilors and Members, (this is cross-posted to the ALA Members community) The attached member-initiated resolution, Resolution on Continuing Virtual Access to ALA Member Meetings is on the agenda for the 2022 ALA Membership Meeting. Per ALA Constitution Article VI, Section 4(a) "The ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 21, 2022 10:36 AM
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Greetings ALA Councilors and Members, (this is cross-posted to the ALA Members community) The attached member-initiated resolution, Resolution on Damage and Destruction of Libraries, Schools, and Other Cultural Institutions in Ukraine is on the agenda for the 2022 ALA Membership Meeting. Per ALA Constitution ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 16, 2022 01:59 PM
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Past practices description/memories: My read/memory of the pre-Pandemic way Council operated is that Councilors would register for the conference to attend and participate in Council meetings, but that anyone (technically any member, but nobody checked membership status at the door) could come in and ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 12, 2022 10:16 AM
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Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 12, 2022 10:16 AM
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HI Jennifer, thanks for asking. Based on conversations with the parliamentarian, it was ruled: Council has already addressed the contents of the previous CD#54 (which I have attached here for reference) during actions taken on CD 35b, Action item 3 under the TAG report during the March Meeting. In ...
Posted By Aaron Dobbs Jun 10, 2022 10:56 AM
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Greetings ALA Councilors and Members, (this is cross-posted to the ALA Members community) The attached member-initiated resolution, Resolution in Defense of the Right to Engage in Political Boycotts, is on the agenda for the 2022 ALA Membership Meeting. Per ALA Constitution Article VI, Section 4(a) ...