Kimberly Serna - September 2006

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September 2006

Chapter Rosters

Please review your chapter roster. If your roster is not up to date, please send your updates to Kim Rundle at krundle@aall.org. Additionally, please send me any updates so I can add or remove individuals to the Chapter Council Listserv.

Executive Board Chapter Visits

It's not too late to request a board member visit to your chapter, if you have not already done so. Every three years, your chapter is entitled to a visit by the President, Vice-President/President-Elect or Immediate Past President. To see if it's your chapter's eligible, go to http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/rotation_schedule_05_06.pdf. More information about chapter visits can be found on AALLNet at http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/chapter_visit_policy.asp, including "Top 10 Reasons Why Your Chapter Should Request a AALL Chapter Visitor" and "Q: What's Half as Much Hassle as You Think and Twice as Rewarding? A: A Chapter Board Visit."

Upcoming Chapter Deadlines

Sept.

  • If an Executive Board Member is visiting your chapter in the fall, communicate with him/her regarding chapter visit details.

Oct.

  • AALL Annual Meeting Scheduling Forms will be sent to Chapter Presidents. They must be returned by November 1. You will need to specify the room set-ups and AV requirements for any function you wish to schedule on behalf of your chapter, e.g., a reception. If your chapter is not planning to sponsor any activities, simply check the box by "We WILL NOT be holding a function at the Annual Meeting," and return the form by the deadline.
  • Agenda items for the Fall Executive Board Meeting are due Oct. 2nd. Refer to the guidelines regarding submitting agenda items.
  • October 20 - Payment for chapter liability insurance is due.

AALL Calendar of Events

Have an upcoming chapter event that you would like to announce? Looking for events in your area? Don't forget about the Calendar of Professional Education events, which is provided as a service to our profession and can be located at http://www.aallnet.org/calendar. Remember to submit your chapter events so we can keep the calendar up to date and see what's happening in our organization.

Sincerely,

Kimberly Serna
Chapter Council President