PLL EXECUTIVE BOARD
July 20, 2005, San Antonio, TX, by Kaye Waelde, Faegre & Benson,
LLP, Denver, CO.
The meeting was called to
order at 7:05 A.M.
The following members were present :
Terry Psarras, Sue Johnson, Lynn Fogel, Janice Leicher, Pin-Sheng
Hsiao, Stephanie Fox, Anthony Smith, Randy Thompson, Mary Koshollek,
Kaye Waelde, Elizabeth LeDoux, Patricia Barbone
Terry Psarras stated that we will go forward with the Professional
Achievement Award and that Lynn Fogel will review and develop the
Terry reported that the executive committee will have quarterly
conference calls. He will also formalize his communications to the
The toolkit project will be handled by LeJean Humphreys. She will
use the previous work that has been done and update it.
Terry stated that our strategic plan will be simplified. Following
the AALL outline of leadership education advocacy, we may have a
weekend retreat in Chicago. Elizabeth reported that Claire Germain
has set up a committee to work with the strategic plan and suggested
that we could work with the PLL members on that committee.
Elizabeth discussed the centennial events. She said that we need PLL
volunteers for the variety show. Lunch at the 2006 meeting will be
our centennial event. It will also be PLL�s 30th anniversary.
The AALL Annual Meeting programming changes were discussed. Time
will be set aside for vendors and the AALL business meeting. Other
than that, we can schedule our programs and meetings at any time.
Proposals must be in by August 9th. We have to be aware of the costs
when scheduling programs.
The ALA representation was discussed. Our VIP this year was the
executive director of the ALA. We want to have a administrative
themed PLL Perspectives issue later this year. Chris and Stephanie
will be working on that. We want to work toward official
representation at the ALA Conference. Kaye suggested that we also
work toward getting PLL articles in the online ALA Management
The �From Ideas to Print� initiative was discussed. Unless we have a
requirement from our employer, most of us don�t publish enough.
Terri Lawrence has prepared handouts to support and encourage
members to write more.
Terry Psarras suggested that we should create guidelines for
developing partnerships with the library schools to present
Mary brought up the issue of whether we have made any overtures to
any legal marketing associations.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:53
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