Kimberly Serna - March 2007

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March 2007


The Chair of Council of Chapter Presidents election is under way. We have a great slate of candidates, Mary Lu Linnane, Patrick Meyer, and Scott Snipes. Make sure to read their bios and vote. One vote per Chapter please. Good luck to our candidates.

Annual Meeting Chapter Leadership Training

Chapter Presidents and Vice Presidents should make plans to attend the chapter leadership training in New Orleans. Outlined below is the tentative agenda, with relevant dates and times. Hope to see you there!

Saturday, July 14th - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Chapter Program Development Leadership Training

This session will focus on developing successful chapter programs, retaining speakers, program marketing, evaluations and surveys, local arrangments, and contracts.

Saturday, July 14th - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Joint Chapter and SIS Council Lunch

Incoming 2007-08 Vice Presidents and Presidents will receive an invitation.

Saturday, July 14th - 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Chapter Leadership Panel Discussion

In this session we will review chapter policies and procedures, AALL resources, including speaker's database and continuing education, public relations, bylaws, archives and more...

Sunday, July 15th - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Public Relations Roundtable

Monday, July 16th - 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Chapter Treasurer Training Roundtable

Monday, July 16th - 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Chapter Government Relations Roundtable

Tuesday, July 17th - 7:45 AM - 8:45 AM
Chapter Meeting Management Roundtable

AALL Online Elections

Chapters now have the option to use the AALL Online Election System. It is customizable and easy to set-up. For more detailed information, including costs involved please refer to

Upcoming Deadlines

April 2nd: Deadline for grant and scholarship applications.

April 15th: Deadline for reserving space in the Annual Meeting activities area.

May 1st: Deadline for notifying AALL of the recipient of your AALL chapter registration award.

AMPC Open Forum

Save the date. The AMPC Open Forum will be held in New Orleans on Tuesday, July 17, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Kimberly Serna
Chapter Council President