Diana Jaque - May 2005

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May 2005

Centennial Q & A: Part I

Answer: This print publication began in 1997 and continued through 2002. The publication served as a means of communication between the Chair of the Council of Chapter Presidents and the Council's members.

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

Leadership Training Sessions: San Antonio 2005

Incoming Vice Presidents and Presidents should plan to attend the sessions in San Antonio designed for chapter leadership. Here's a brief run down of these events for the 2005 Annual Meeting. I've included notes where an RSVP is necessary; please make certain that the incoming chapter Vice Presidents are aware of these events.

Saturday, July 16, 2005

8A.M. - 11:30 A.M. Professional Development

This session will concentrate on developing successful chapter education programs. Sharon Blackburn, Blythe McCoy, and Pam Reisinger are scheduled to speak. Topics covered will include needs assessment, program development, speaker selection, program marketing, and financial aspects of meeting planning. The session is ideal for those arranging single or multi-day chapter programs. Please RSVP to Diana Jaque (djaque@law.usc.edu) prior to June 15, 2005.

11:30 A.M.-1:00 P.M. Joint Chapter and SIS Council Lunch (sponsored by LexisNexis)

Incoming 2005-06 Vice Presidents and Presidents are invited to this event. Please RSVP to Diana Jaque (djaque@law.usc.edu) prior to June 15, 2005.

1:30 - 3:30 P.M. Vice Presidents and Presidents Leadership Training

This session is typically comprised of announcements, roundtables, and a general introduction to resources important for incoming chapter leadership.

3:45 - 5 P.M. Council Business Meeting

At least one individual should attend from each chapter

Roundtable Sessions

Monday, July 18, 2005

7:45-8:45 A.M. Membership Development (Steven Oberhoffer)

10:15-11:30 A.M. Treasurer Training (Steve Lidga)

5:15-6:15 P.M. Policies and Procedures (Larry Meyer)

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

7:00-8:45 A.M. Meeting Management (Darcy Kirk)

7:45-8:45 A.M. Public Relations

5:15-6:15 P.M. Government Relations (Mary Alice Baish)

Program Planning for the 2006 AALL Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) invites Chapters to start planning program proposals for the 2006 AALL Annual Meeting in St. Louis.

Program Planning Resources:

Program Planner's Handbook:

Quick Glance:

2006 AALL Annual Meeting Program & Workshop Proposal Collection Site: http://proposals.aallnet.org/

The AMPC Open Forum in San Antonio is on Tuesday, July 19, 12:00pm-1:00pm (Check final program for room location.) The Open Forum is an opportunity to ask questions and to get helpful information on the proposal process.

Remember, the deadline for program submission is August 15, 2005.

Please share this information with your chapter members.

Direct any questions, concerns or suggestions to:
Jean M. Wenger, 2006 AMPC Chair, jwenger@cookcountygov.com

Chapter Elections: Incoming Vice Presidents

If you haven't already, please let me know the name and email address of any newly elected chapter V-Ps. I would like to add them to the Council Listserv and make certain that they are aware of the leadership events at the San Antonio meeting.

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer--but remember these deadlines first!

June 15, 2005

RSVP to Diana (djaque@law.usc.edu) for Professional Development session and Joint Chapter Council/SIS Council Lunch

June 16, 2005

Annual meeting signage request forms are due to Pam Reisinger at headquarters by this date

June 20, 2005

Chapter Annual Reports are due to Frank Houdek, LLJ editor, by outgoing Chapter Presidents. Frank's memo on preparing the reports is available at: http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/prep_an_report_llj.asp

Let's strive for a 100% participation. These are the official reports for your chapter, so showcase your chapter's successes this year!

June 24, 2005

Deadline to notify Nancy Thoms (nthoms@locke.com) if your chapter would like to participate in the CONELL Marketplace.

July 16, 2005 (San Antonio, TX):

Leadership training for incoming officers: Morning Professional development session, Joint Chapter Council and SIS Council Lunch, afternoon Leadership roundtables, and Chapter Council Business Meeting.

Centennial Q & A: Part II

Question: What is the Chapter Leadership Bulletin? Past issues of this publication are available online at http://www.aall.org/chapter/chat.asp. The same web page also links to archived "issues" of the Chapter Council Chat.

As always, please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.


Diana C. Jaque
Chapter Council President