LLOPS Business Meeting Minutes 1/27/2010

By , February 9, 2010 6:11 pm

Attendees: 18 Members including M. Brinchman, B. Dacres, A. Eaton, R. Hagle, J. Hill, E.Hoffrance, C. Leith, K. Lloyd, B. Louzin, K. Ositis, K. Pitts and B. Rothwell.
Location:
Lane Powell, Seattle, WA
Time:
The meeting was called to order at 12:05p.m.

1. Committee Reports
Bylaws:
No report.
Employment:
No Report.
Government Relations:
Co-chairs L. Miller and L. Fossum have submitted position papers to the Executive Board. The Board will discuss the papers at their next meeting.
Grants:
$500 was awarded to K. Lloyd to attend the AALL Leadership Academy. Spring grant applications will be available soon. Grant funds will be also be available to attend the AALL Annual Meeting this year.
Marketing:
The committee is working on updating the publications page on the site and coordinating the LLOPS table at the AALL Annual Meeting.
Membership
: There are currently 138 members, including 5 lifetime and 9 new members. Last year, at this time, we had 149 members.
Blog
: This is a recently formed committee. The committee recently met and established a rotation for blog content. Anyone can sign up for updates via email or RSS. Submit any news to K. Lloyd. A survey will be sent to members in the spring.
Programs
: Future programs include: February – tour of the McNamara Courthouse; March – 3/1 Pat Wagner at 3pm followed by a social and 3/31 AALL visitor Cathy Lemann; April 4/29 Spring Professional Development Workshop; May TBD; June 6/30 Business Meeting.
Professional Development
: “The Social Librarian: Changing the Landscape of Library Interactions” workshop will be held on April 29th. An announcement will be forthcoming.
Social Committee
: A social will be held on March 1st in conjunction with the program with Pat Wagner.
Library School Liaison
: The student chapter if SLA and the PNWSLA are holding a program in spring.
Community Outreach
: A grant recipient has not been chosen. The Heller collection will be distributed to Jail and County libraries. Volunteers will be needed to help inventory the collection.
Salary Survey
: The Salary Survey will be forthcoming.
Web
: The LLOPS site will be redesign to integrate the blog and the rest of the site. A special committee will be formed.
Nominations
: The committee is seeking nominations for the positions of Vice-President/President-Elect and Secretary.

2. LLOPS Social Networking Tools
R. Hagle presented the LLOPS Facebook and LinkedIn pages. The Facebook page is administered by E. Hoffrance and the LinkedIn page is administered by K. Pitts.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 12:45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted by Tina S. Ching, LLOPS Secretary.

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