July 19, 2013 Board Meeting Agenda

Friday, July 19, 2013

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern


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ARSL Mission Statement:

The Mission of the Association for Rural & Small Libraries is to provide a network of people and materials to support rural and small library staff, volunteers and trustees to integrate the library thoroughly with the life and work of the community it serves.



I.          Welcome and Call to Order                                                 Andrea Berstler, President

II.        Consent Agenda

  • Approve Minutes of June 21, 2013*/**
  • Current Financial Statements*/**
  • Member Services Committee Report
  • Conference Committee Report
  • Partnerships  Committee Report
  • Member Development Committee Report
  • Governance Committee Report
  • Executive Committee Report
  • Nominating Committee Report
  • President’s Report

III.       Treasurer’s Report                                                               Lesley Boughton,


  • Recommendation on Investment Policy
  • Recommendation to Establish an Operating Reserve

IV.       Member Services Committee                                               Tameca Beckett, Chair

  • Discussion of MOU from Rory Litwin, President of Library Juice Academy**

V.        Partnerships Committee                                                       Steve Seale, Chair

  • Review/Approve 3 ARSL Affiliate Network Applications:
  • Texas State Library & Archives Commission
  • TechSoup
  • WebJunction

VI.       ARSL Merchandise at the Conference

  • Review Possible Items                                                                                Louise
  • Budget for this                                                                                             Lesley
  • Marketing and Sales Set Up                                                                      Donna

VII.     Annual Report Discussion                                                Louise

VIII.    Nominating Committee                                                         Becky Heil, Chair

  • Final Election Results

IX.       New Business


Next Board Meeting – Friday, August 16, 2013, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Eastern Time

See also Board Minutes Archive

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