|Beginning Balance (11/07/1998)||$1,032.57|
|Spring Meeting Receipts||272.43|
|Fall Meeting Registration||340.43|
|Income Sub Total||989.01|
|Fall 1997 Newsletter||192.84|
|Spring 1998 Newsletter||186.54|
|Post Office Box Rent||58.00|
|Checking Account Fees||98.00|
|Expenditure Sub Total||786.59|
CURRENT BALANCE AS OF 11/19/1998 $1,234.99Respectfully Submitted
TreasurerKen Tilley mentioned that he had taken in approximately $200 in dues that morning.
Minutes from the Fall 1998 meeting were reviewed. A motion was made the minutes be accepted as written, motion was seconded, and the motion carried.
NOTE: The 1998 minutes contained a resolution Endorsing State Funding for an Alabama Virtual Library. This resolution did not pass.
Elisa Baldwin is getting the newsletter out and asked for items for the newsletter. She suggested sending the newsletter to non members to solicit members. Elisa asked the members to give the names and addresses of individuals who could receive the newsletter.
Jim Baggett read over the following slate of officers for the coming year.
President: Marty OlliffThere were no other nominations and the motion was accepted as read. Motion was seconded and carried.
Vice President: Linda Overman
Treasurer: Victor Nielsen
Secretary: Brenda Pietrowski
Jim Baggett said according to our constitution, the Executive Board should consist of the four elected members, the past president, and three appointed directors. The duties of the Executive Committee include establishing committees, soliciting membership, and approving resolutions. Tracey Berezansky suggested that because of the extra jobs coming in the future, we had a real need to increase our membership now. After some discussion, the following were appointed to the Executive Board:
Motion was made that the slate of Executive Board nominees be accepted as given, motion was seconded, and the motion carried.
Nominees for the Membership Committee were taken from the floor. They are:
Ken Tilley Southeast Central AreaA motion was made that the new SALA Membership Committee be accepted, motion was seconded, and the motion carried.
Jim Baggett Birmingham and Northern Area
Mike Thomason Mobile and Southern Area
Linda Overman suggested that SALA adopt an Archives Week. Information was given out on the Archives Week program used by Mississippi. The members agreed that we need to explore this and suggested the following:
-An Archives Week would encourage participation of usersMembers agreed to endorse the concept of an Archives Week and asked Linda Overman to get more information. Members also agreed to begin at the grass roots level and build up. Members are aware that there could be a financial drain on resources and people. One expense would probably be getting a brochure out on the Week. Linda Overman will report back.
-Be a great way to help the local community and get the SALA name out to the public
-Tracey Berezansky said the governor would sign a petition designating an Archives Week
-Would help in recruiting for new SALA members
Marty Olliff thanked Jim Baggett for a job well done. Marty suggested in the coming year we have to focus on small programs and how we can help people understand our jobs and how they can benefit from SALA. SALA has acquired a list serve through Auburn University and we have a web site: http:\\www.auburn.edu\sala
Marty Olliff adjourned the meeting at 10:00 AM.
BRENDA K. PIETROWSKI
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