Anne Ellis, PLL Chair called the meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. The
reading of the Secretary's Report of the 1996-1997 Executive Committee
Meeting was dispensed with. Those in attendance were: Michael Saint Onge,
Karl Gruben, Jean O'Grady, Anne Ellis, Glenn Gustafson, Claire Engle,
Lori Weiss, Gail Zwirner, Jan Brown and Joan Jarosek.
The Newsletter Advisory Committee Joan Jarosek reported that the
Committee had met in Baltimore and discussed advertising rates. Joan
will assign liaisons from the Committee to the various Committee
Chairs. They will put PLL Perspectives deadlines up on the PLL web
page. The idea of making PLL Perspectives an electronic publication
was discussed, but not advanced as a viable idea. There was a
discussion regarding the status of the Editor and Co-Editor as members
of the Newsletter Advisory Committee. Jean O'Grady made a motion that
they be ex-officio members of the Newsletter Advisory Committee. This
motion was seconded and passed unanimously.
Anne Abate will be the liaison to Special Libraries Association.
There was a discussion of how to promote AALL in Anaheim to local SLA
chapters in California. This task will be assigned to the Public
Relations Committee. There will be an initiative to establish links
with SLA for important projects such as the salary survey and consumer
PLL will seek to promote participation by members in the AALL
Anaheim - Michael Saint Onge has suggested changes in the PLL event
schedules. There will be keynote speakers every day including Sunday.
Strategic Plan - Martha Goldman will chair the Task Force on the
Implementation of the PLL Strategic Plan.
PLL fund raising - No initiatives were discussed.
The 1997-1998 Budget was discussed and the Executive Board agreed
to raise the amount allocated for attendance at PLL related meetings
to $2,000. The cost of the election was discussed and it was suggested
that Secretary, Jean O'Grady, draft new procedures which would
simplify the balloting process in order to reduce costs.
There was a discussion of PLL Luncheon registration problems. It
was determined that vegetarian meals should be handled differently.
From now on 30 vegetarian meals will be added to the total to assure
that the last minute registrants and others can be accommodated
Lori Weiss moved to approve the Budget and Karl Gruben seconded.
The Executive Committee approved the budget unanimously. The budget as
amended was passed.
Anne Ellis adjourned the Meeting at 6:30 p.m.