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..............................................................................p. 3 \par \par \par }{\b\fs28 II.\tab Officers and their Duties}{\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 A. Chair .........................................................................................p. 6 \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 B. Vice-Chair/Chair-elect .............................................................p. 8 \par C. Secretary/Treasurer ..................................................................p. 9 \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 D. Members-at-Large ...................................................................p. 10 \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 E. Immediate Past Chair ...............................................................p. 11 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }{\b\fs28 III.\tab Committees}{\fs28 \par \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 A. Nominating Committee ...........................................................p. 12 \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 B. Standing Committees ..............................................................p. 13 \par C. Discussion Groups, or Roundtables ........................................p. 14 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }{\b\fs28 IV.\tab }{\b\fs28\ul Technical Services Law Librarian}{\b\fs28 (Newsletter)}{\fs28 .................................p. 15 \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \par }{\b\fs28 APPENDICES}{\fs28 \par \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 1. Bylaws of the OBS-SIS .......................................................................p. 16 \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 2. }{\i\fs28\ul TSLL}{\i\fs28 Structure and Policies}{\fs28 Document ..............................................p. 22 \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 3. Sample OBS-SIS Membership Survey ................................................p. 28 \par 4. Sample Committee Appointment Letter ..............................................p. 33 \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 5. Sample Cover Letter and Ballot for OBS Elections ............................p. 35 \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\fs28 \sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl {\footer \pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\sl-240\slmult0 \nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\field{\*\fldinst {\fs20 DATE \\@ "MMMM d, yyyy"}}{\fldrslt {\fs20\lang1024\langfe1024\noproof August 29, 2000}}}{\fs20 \par }}\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\fs28 CALENDER OF ACTIVITIES}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\v\fs28\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\fs28 \tcl1CALENDER OF ACTIVITIES}}}{ \par }\pard \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul July}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {\f29 A}{Leadership Training}{\f29 @}{ Workshop (incoming chair and vice-chair) -- Saturday before AALL Annual Meeting. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {CONELL Marketplace -- Saturday morning. Current chair usually represents OBS during the CONELL orientation to different groups within AALL. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {SIS Council Meeting (outgoing chair required to attend; incoming chair may attend) -- Saturday afternoon. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Executive Committee (outgoing Committee meets on Saturday; incoming Committee on Tuesday) \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS General Business Meeting (Sunday) -- presided over by chair, passing gavel to incoming chair at close of meeting. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {AALL Activities Area -- OBS displays its publications, newsletter, member brochures, etc. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }{\b\scaps\fs28\ul August}{ \par \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {TSLL columns due for publication in September issue: \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {-- Committee chairs report on their meetings \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {-- OBS chair writes }{\f29 A}{Letter from the Chair}{\f29 @}{ column \par -- Secretary/Treasurer submits minutes of OBS business meeting \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Annual report for OBS-SIS due (prepared by immediate past chair) \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {Program/Workshop proposals due, to be sent to Chair of AALL Education Committee or Headquarters (as directed by current Education Chair) \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul September}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Special Projects Funds Requests due at AALL Headquarters. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {OBS Chair appoints a Nominating Committee. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \sbknone\linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul October}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Chair submits forms for scheduling OBS-related meetings at next summer}{\f29 =}{s AALL convention, after consulting with TS-SIS Chair about meeting times. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {\b\ul TSLL}{ columns due for December issue. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {Nominating Committee should begin work in early October. Slate should be completed by December for submission to }{\b\ul TSLL}{. \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul January}{\b\scaps\fs28 \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Chair appoints facilitator(s) to lead Discussion Groups or Roundtables at the next Annual Meeting, as needed. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {Nominating Committee has candidates send letters of acceptance to OBS Chair, and biographical statements to Secretary/Treasurer. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {OBS Vice-Chair sends the annual }{\f29 A}{Membership Survey}{\f29 @}{ to members. Need early \tab feedback, especially for education program ideas. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul February}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\ul TSLL}{ columns due for March issue. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Chair sends slate of candidates to }{\b\ul TSLL}{ for publication in March issue. It may also \tab be a good idea in the future to post the slate to the Law-Lib and Law-Tech listservs and to add to the OBS Web page for faster dissemination. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28 March}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {OBS Secretary/Treasurer may receive petitions for further nominations up to March 23. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Ballots for OBS election are mailed by the end of the month. Ballots are due by May 1. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Membership survey returns are due. Vice-Chair compiles results. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \sect }\sectd \sbknone\linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul April}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Suggestions of candidates for AALL offices due to AALL Nominations Committee by \tab 15th of the month, or as otherwise directed. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul May}{ \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {TSLL Columns due for June issue. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {SIS }{\f29 A}{Biography}{\f29 @}{ form due to the SIS Council Chair. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {OBS Vice-Chair sends Committee appointment letters to selected OBS members. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Completed OBS ballots are counted and elections results reported to the OBS Chair. \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {-- OBS Secretary/Treasurer calls the candidates to notify them of the results \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {-- OBS Chair reports results to AALL Headquarters, SIS Council Chair, \par }\pard \ql \fi1440\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { }{\b\ul TSLL}{ editor, }{\b\ul AALL Newsletter}{ editor, and posts on Law-Lib. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\scaps\fs28\ul June}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Vice-Chair appoints a new representative to TSLL Advisory Board, to begin a two-year term in July. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Education Committee gets program proposals ready for final discussion at AALL Annual Meeting. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {OBS Chair sends letters of appreciation to employers of Executive Committee members \tab and committee chairs when their terms end. \par }\pard \ql \li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\fs30 CHAIR}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \v\fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\tcl1}{\b\fs30 CHAIR}}}{ \par }\pard \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {After ser ving a full year as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, this officer is installed as OBS Chair at the end of the OBS General Business meeting. She/he then sets the agenda and presides over the second OBS Executive Committee meeting of that conference, and the follow ing year}{\f29 =}{s General Business Meeting and first OBS Executive Committee meeting. \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}}\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {Corresponds with other OBS officers and committee chairs on matters affecting their areas of responsibility, or issues requiring their input or advice. It is recommended that the Vice-Chair receive copies of all OBS-related correspondence from the OBS Chair, so that she or he will be well-informed and prepared for what to expect the following year. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Communicates with OBS members throughout the year through a }{\f29 A}{Message from the Chair}{\f29 @}{ column in }{\b\ul Technical Services Law Librarian}{. Promotes the activities for the Section by sending notices for publication in the }{\f29 A}{Special Interest Section News}{\f29 @}{ column of the }{\b\ul AALL Newsletter}{. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Coordinates the scheduling of OBS-related meetings which ta ke place at the AALL conference and submits initial paperwork (detailed plans for food/beverage service are completed by Committee chairs). Appoints board member (usually newer member-at-large) to coordinate with TS, RS and ASD board members to plan the Joint Reception at the conference. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Appoints the members of the OBS Nominating Committee and monitors their progress to make certain that deadlines specified by the OBS bylaws are met. Appoints other committees (Bylaws Revision, etc.) as needed. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Advises AALL on the person to be appointed as AALL Representative to MARBI; works with the MARBI representative to achieve input where needed. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Serves on the SIS Council. May be appointed to special committees by SIS Council Chair as needed. Attends the SIS Cou ncil meeting on Saturday afternoon. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Participates in CONELL, usually by attending a reception or }{\f29 A}{marketplace}{\f29 @}{ for new librarians. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Provides information/opinions to AALL as needed. Recent requests have dealt with implementation of the AALL Strategic Plan; structure and policies of AALLNET, etc. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Maintains contact with }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Editor and the OBS representatives on the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Advisory Board regarding matters concerning the newsletter and its financial support. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \sbknone\linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}}\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {After the conclusion of her/his term of office, submits an annual report in August to AALL headquarters, detailing the activities and accomplishments during her/his year as OBS Chair. \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}}\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \b\scaps\fs32 Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \v\fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\tcl1}{\b\scaps\fs32 Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect}}}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Serves as a member of the OBS-SIS Executive Committee, which meets twice during the AALL Annual meetings. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Chairs the OBS Education Committee immediately upon election, coordinating planning and submission of program proposals for OBS sponsorship for the following year}{\f29 =}{s annual meeting. Presides over the Education Com mittee meeting at the AALL annual conference. Program planning begins as early as two years before the convention. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Conducts the annual }{\f29 A}{membership survey}{\f29 @}{ to solicit ideas for projects, program proposals, and volunteers for OBS offices or committees. AA LL Headquarters will provide a set of mailing labels for all OBS members; photocopy and postage costs can be reimbursed from SIS funds by submitting receipts to OBS Secretary/Treasurer. A summary report on membership survey is given to the other OBS offi cers; an oral report is presented during the OBS General Business Meeting. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Appoints members to OBS standing committees after consulting with the current OBS Chair and Committee Chair. Appointment letters are sent in May; appointments are for one year. Co mmittee members are encouraged in this letter to attend the upcoming Committee meeting (as an incoming member) and the following year}{\f29 =}{ s meeting (as an outgoing member). Sends list of all appointees to the appropriate Committee Chair, who may make further suggestions. Also appoints a new representative to the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Advisory board, to serve her/his first year during the Vice-Chair}{\f29 =}{s tenure as chair. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Attends the AALL }{\f29 A}{Leadership Training}{\f29 @}{ workshop on Saturday just prior to the AALL Conference, the day before being installed as OBS Chair. May also attend the SIS Council meeting, although the outgoing Chair is the voting member. Newly-elected Vice-Chairs are encouraged to attend Leadership Training at the conference immediately following their election as we ll as the year they are installed as chair. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs32 Secretary/Treasurer}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec } \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \v\fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\tcl1}{\b\scaps\fs32 Secretary/Treasurer}}}{ \par }\pard \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Elected to serve a two-year term as secretary and treasurer; is also a member of the OBS Executive Committee. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Takes minutes at Executive Committee meetings. A lthough no minutes are typed and distributed, the Secretary/Treasurer may be consulted for clarification on an issue if there is disagreement later on what was said or decided. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Takes minutes at the OBS General Business Meeting. Types these minutes for the official record to be published in the first issue of }{\b\ul TSLL }{ following the AALL conference. The outgoing Secretary/Treasurer takes the minutes in transition years. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Maintains the Section}{\f29 =}{s official, latest version of its Bylaws. If amendments to the Byla ws are being proposed, the Secretary/Treasurer notifies the membership by mailing of publication in }{\b\ul TSLL}{ and conducts the necessary balloting in accordance with the Bylaws. Approved Bylaws amendments are sent to AALL Headquarters. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Conducts the election o f new officers. In even-numbered years, the section elects a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect and one Member-at-Large. In odd-numbered years, the section elects a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, one Member-at-Large, and the Secretary/Treasurer. The mailing usually inclu des a ballot and biographical statements from each of the candidates. Refer to the OBS Bylaws for deadlines for conducting elections. The Secretary/Treasurer encloses a small, pre-addressed return envelope, stamped }{\f29 A}{official ballot}{\f29 @}{ to minimize the possib ility of illegal duplicate ballots being returned. The current OBS Chair is notified of the election results as soon as possible after the ballots are counted, and the Chair then notifies AALL and the chair of the SIS Council. The Secretary/Treasurer no tifies the nominees of the election results. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Monitors financial statements for OBS-SIS monies sent by AALL throughout the year and submits requests to AALL for reimbursement for expenses as needed. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {During the OBS General Business Meeting, the Secretary/Tr easurer announces the results of the most recent election (without revealing how many votes were cast for each candidate) and presents a brief report on the state of the OBS-SIS treasury. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30 Members-at-Large}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \v\fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\tcl1}{\b\scaps\fs30 Members-at-Large}}}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Two officers, elected for two-year terms, each in alternate years, who serve on the OBS-SIS Executive Committee. In addition to attendance at the Executive Committee meeting(s) and the OBS General Business Meeting during the AALL conference, may be consulted by the OBS Chair throughout the year for reactions/input on issues before the Section. \par \par Various specific tasks or projects may be assigned to the Members-at-Large, including (but not limited to) the following: \par \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li1440\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin1440\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Assisting in the planning for the OBS/RS/TS/ASD joint reception (usually newest member represents OBS on the planning committee) \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li1440\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin1440\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Assembling materials for the OBS display at the AALL Activities area at conference exhibits \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li1440\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin1440\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Revising the OBS-SIS brochure \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li1440\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin1440\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Helping coordinators/speakers at OBS-sponsored programs (counting attendees, operating overhead projectors, etc.) \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30 Immediate Past Chair}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\scaps\v\fs30\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\scaps\fs30 \tcl1Immediate Past Chair}}}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { After the conclusion of her/his term of office, submits an annual report in August to AALL Headquarters, detailing the activities and accomplishments during her/his year as OBS Chair. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Serves as a member of the OBS Executive Committee for one full year after stepping down as Chair. Generally acts in an advisory capacity to the new Chair. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {Reviews the OBS-SIS Procedures Manual to determine if any revisions or additions are needed. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { Sends OBS-related reports, correspondence, etc. on to the new Chair, after first weeding through the files to remove duplicate or unneeded papers. Sends material to AALL Archives. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar{\*\pn \pnlvlcont\ilvl0\ls0\pnrnot0\pndec }\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par {\pntext\pard\plain\s16 \f30\cgrid0 \loch\af30\dbch\af0\hich\f30 \'43\tab}}\pard\plain \s16\ql \fi-720\li720\ri0\nowidctlpar\tx-1440{\*\pn \pnlvlblt\ilvl0\ls1\pnrnot0\pnf30\pnindent720\pnhang{\pntxtb C}} \aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\ls1\adjustright\rin0\lin720\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {May assist with special projects, as needed. \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 { \par \sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30 Nominating Committee}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\scaps\v\fs30\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\scaps\fs30 \tcl1Nominating Committee}}}{ \par }\pard \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { Three OBS members are appointed by the OBS Chair to serve on the Nominating Committee; one will be designated as Chair. The Committee begins its work in the Fall preceding the election after consulting with the Chair about volunteers to run for office who may have responded to the OBS membership survey. Refer to the OBS Bylaws for deadlines on the election process; it is important to note that the slate of candidates must be published in }{\b\ul TSLL}{ before the ballots are mailed. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { In even-numbered years, the OBS elects a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect and one Member-at-Large. In odd-numbered years, a Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, one Member-at-Large, and a Secretary/Treasurer are elected. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {According to the Bylaws, there must be at least two candidates for each office. While soliciting volunteers, it may be helpful to show the nominee a }{\f29 A}{ job description}{\f29 @}{ such as those found in this procedures manual. Potential candidates might also be encouraged to contact current or past OBS officers for an assessment. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {As soon as the nominees are designated, the Nominating Committee Chair must \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {1) Send the slate of candidates to the OBS Chair; 2) Ask each candidate to send the OBS Chair a signed letter accepting the nomination and expressi ng the willingness to serve if elected; and 3) Ask each nominee to send a biographical statement to the OBS Secretary/Treasurer. The }{\f29 A}{bio}{\f29 @}{ should include the nominee}{\f29 =}{ s name, current position, educational and experience background, professional involvement in AALL and OBS-SIS, and other accomplishments, as appropriate. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { In addition to officers for the OBS-SIS, the Nominating Committee should also consider advising the current OBS Executive Committee on making recommendations to the AALL Nominating Committee . Particular attention may be given to members who have served the OBS-SIS in various leadership roles in the past; these persons may be ready and capable of leading now at the national level as a member of the AALL Executive Board. \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30 Standing Committees}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\scaps\v\fs30\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\scaps\fs30 \tcl1Standing Committees}}}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { Chairs of the OBS RLIN, OCLC, and Local Systems Committees are elected for two-year terms by the members of their respective Committees, usually during the committee meeting at the AALL conference. The }{\b RLIN}{ and }{\b Local Systems}{ }{\b Committees }{ elect new chairs in odd-numbered years; the }{\b OCLC Committee}{ elects a new chair in even-numbered years. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { The Education Committee is chaired by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect immediately upon her/his election for a one-year term. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {The Standing Committ ees work on special projects (e.g., the design of the Law Library Systems Survey questionnaire), may appoint subcommittees or working groups to study certain problems (e.g., OCLC Advisory Committee on Authority Records for Names of Treaties), may assist i n the planning of the AALL programs, and will hold open meetings for sharing and discussion at the AALL conference. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Although chairs of the Standing Committees are not on the OBS Executive Committee, they are encouraged to attend the Executive Committee mee tings. In any case, Standing Committee chairs are expected to give an oral report at the General Business Meeting, a written annual report to the OBS chair in July or August, and occasional Committee news columns to the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ newsletter. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {In October the OBS Chair will consult the Committee chairs for decisions on scheduling the following summer}{\f29 =}{ s OBS committee meetings. In April or May the OBS Vice-Chair will consult the Committee chairs about members to appoint to the committee for the upcoming year. Usu ally the resulting list will combine some members who volunteered to serve on the committees when members surveys were returned, and others who are known and suggested by the Committee chair. Members from each type of library should be appointed to Commi ttees. \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30 Discussion Groups, or }{\b\f29\fs30 A}{\b\scaps\fs30 Roundtables}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\scaps\v\fs30\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\scaps\fs30 \tcl1Discussion Groups, or }{\b\f29\fs30 A}{\b\scaps\fs30 Roundtables}}}{\b\f29\fs30 @}{ \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {According to the Section}{\f29 =}{ s Bylaws, informal discussion groups may be formed to meet under the auspices of the Section during the AALL Annual Meeting, provided that at least five (5) OBS members have requested it and the OBS Chair approves it. Unlike the standing committees, these discussion groups generally will not work on projects during the year, nor will any members be appointed to the group, although the OBS Cha ir does seek a volunteer to serve as }{\f29 >}{facilitator}{\f29 @}{ to help lead the discussion. The Groups are encouraged to summarize their discussion for a report to be published in the post-convention issue of }{\b\ul TSLL}{. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {In 1995, OBS had one active discussion group, the }{\b Research Roundtable}{, which is a discussion group formed jointly with the Technical Services SIS. The }{\b Reference Roundtable}{ met for several years but was disbanded in 1995. \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\sect }\sectd \linex0\headery1440\footery1440\sectdefaultcl \pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs24\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\b\scaps\fs30\ul Technical Services Law Librarian}{\b\scaps\fs30 (N}{\b\fs30 ewsletter}{\b\scaps\fs30 )}{\pard\plain \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \b\scaps\v\fs30\lang1033\langfe1033\langnp1033\langfenp1033 {\tc {\b\scaps\fs30 \tcl1}{\b\scaps\fs30\ul Technical Services Law Librarian}{\b\scaps\fs30 (N}{\b\fs30 ewsletter}{\b\scaps\fs30 )}}}{ \par }\pard \qc \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {\b\ul TSLL}{ is the quarterly newsletter of the Online Bibliographic Services SIS and the Technical Services SIS. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {A }{\f29 A}{Message from the Chair}{\f29 @}{ column containing SIS news, announcements, etc. should be submitted for each issue. Check with the current }{\b\ul TSLL }{ editor for exact deadlines. Chairs of the OBS-SIS committees are also encouraged to write articles concerning the work of their committee. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {All OBS-SIS members automatically receive the newsletter as a benefit of membership. Funding for 1995/9 6 was proportionately divided between the Technical Services SIS and OBS-SIS, with OBS contributing $1,360 and TS contributing $2,140. Similar arrangements will need to be made each year by the new SIS Chairs after receiving budget information from the } {\b\ul TSLL}{ editor. Subscriptions to the newsletter are also available separately from the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Business Manager. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {Two representatives from the OBS-SIS serve on the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Advisory Board. Each serves a two-year term, receiving their initial appointment in alternate years. The Advisory Board meets at least once during the AALL Annual Meeting and may be consulted by the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ editor and OBS Chair during the year. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }\pard \ql \fi720\li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 {The Chair should work with the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ Advisory Board Representatives to monitor changes in the }{\b\ul TSLL}{ newsletter and give feedback to the editor. \par }\pard \ql \li0\ri0\nowidctlpar\aspalpha\aspnum\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 { \par }}