Diana Jaque - November 2004

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October/November 2004

Centennial Q & A

Answer: In 1961, this law librarian was the first private law librarian to be elected as AALL President. Name this person.*

Look at the end of this newsletter for the answer, or rather the question!

Welcome New Chapter Vice-Presidents

Recent Chapter elections have given us a new crop of Chapter Vice Presidents. Please join me in welcoming to the Council Alice Askew (ALLUNY), Brian Striman (MAALL), Kyle Passmore (ORALL), and Lisa Mecklenberg Jackson (WestPac). Congratulations to each one of you!

Introducing the Chapter Education Listserv

Ever wondered how to plan a successful chapter education event? Looking for a topic for your next education meeting? Why reinvent the wheel, the Chapter Education Listserv is back by popular demand. The list will provide a place to get your juices flowing and share ideas about chapter education programs. Join the Chapter Education Listserv now! A quick email to Diana will add your name added to this list. And like magic, you will gain insight from chapter education chairs around the country and become a chapter education pro!

Don't Be Late, Don't Be Late for a Very Important Date: Upcoming Deadlines for Chapter Presidents and AALL Members!

NOW: Let your voice be heard as AALL solicits input on its strategic directions initiative. Encourage chapter members to participate in the strategic planning process through the online questionnaire, moderated online discussions (extended through 11/5/04), and the Watercooler bulletin board. For further information see: http://www.aallnet.org/press/ftdo_victoria_trotta_102804.asp

November 1, 2004: Deadline to submit preliminary scheduling forms for chapter receptions, or other chapter events, at the 2005 Annual Meeting in San Antonio. Contact Pam Reisinger if you have questions.

November 15-December 15, 2004: Participate in the AALL Online Election

December 1, 2004: AALL Committee Volunteer Forms are due to headquarters. The form is available online at: http://www.aallnet.org/committee/volunteer_form.asp

January15-February 15, 2005: Submit nominations for the 2005-06 Council Chair

February 1, 2005: Deadline to submit nominations for Chapter Professional Development Awards see: http://www.aallnet.org/prodev/chapter_prodev_award.asp

Spring 2005: Watch your mail to reserve space in the CONELL Marketplace and AALL Activities Area

June 2004: Submit AALL-VIP form to headquarters

Chapter Annual Reports due to Frank Houdek, LLJ editor, by outgoing Chapter Presidents see: http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/prep_an_report_llj.asp

RSVP for Chapter Leadership Sessions at AALL

July 16, 2005 (San Antonio, TX): Leadership training for incoming Vice-Presidents and Presidents. Training consists of a morning professional development session, joint Chapter Council and SIS Council Lunch, afternoon Leadership roundtables, and Chapter Council Business Meeting.

Centennial Q & A: Part II
Who was Elizabeth Finely, law librarian for Covington and Burling in Washington, DC? Finley joined the association in 1939.*

Sincerely,

Diana C. Jaque
Chapter Council President