Kimberly Serna - June 2007

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June 2007


As this is my last Council Chat, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you all for serving your chapters as President and Vice President. You have all done a fantastic job! Thank you for your leadership and contribution to our organization.

Annual Reports

Reminder to chapters that all annual reports are due to Raquel Ortiz, our AALLNET coordinator, by July 9th. They should be submitted directly to Raquel via e-mail (preferably as an attached WordPerfect or Word File) at A copy of the report should also be sent to Kim Rundle, Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, at

Annual Meeting Chapter Leadership Training

Chapter leadership training in New Orleans is quickly approaching. Mark you calendars now to attend the sessions listed below. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

Saturday, July 14th - 7:30 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 arrangements, and contracts.

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

Incoming 2007-08 Vice Presidents and Presidents.

Saturday, July 14th - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMChapter Leadership Resources

In this session we will review chapter policies and procedures, AALL resources, bylaws, continuing education, chapter visits and more!

Saturday, July 14th - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Council of Chapter Presidents Business Mtg.

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


Incoming presidents of all chapters holding elections May-July: Give the name and e-mail address of your incoming VP to the Council Chair as soon as you know it. Also, please review your chapter profile on AALLNet.


Kimberly Serna
Chapter Council President