Business Meeting Minutes, February 20, 2015

ACRL MD Business Meeting, 2/20/2015

In Attendance: Sara Arnold-Garza, Gergana Kostova, Natalie Burclaff, Claire Holmes, Alison Cody, Kimberly Miller

  1. Annual Conference Updates
  • All forms are in for Annual Conference
  • All speakers confirmed, forms completed
  • 9 amazing programs, Alison and Natalie have scheduled blog teasers
  • Registration is live for the conference, Natalie will send email to those who have expressed interest in ACRL MD
  • Schedule is a PDF and also on, which can be used as mobile site, see speakers, opt in to attending programs
  1. Silent Auction update and discussion
  • Still collecting donations to fund the ACRL MD silent auction basket, contact Natalie to contribute $5-10 or a new item related to the theme.
  • Theme is related to space – space out, relaxing, concentration
  • Basket can be large or small, all types of items
  1. Social event at the 2015 MLA/DLA
  • Natalie will schedule Liquid Assets happy hour event, Wednesday, May 6, 7-9 pm following all-conference reception.
  • We pay for appetizers, not alcohol.
  1. Steven Bell workshop updates
  1. Nominations for ACRL MD officers for 2016
  • Natalie will move to President role
  • 2 other officer nominees
  • Vote for ACRL MD officers this spring
  1. Spring program planning
  • Jo is leading this, already thinking about plans. She will join next meeting to discuss.
  • Usually an unconference style gathering
  • Will probably take place mid-June.
  • ACRL in Portland may provide ideas, we could meet in Portland or after it, based on committee members schedule/availability. Sara will communicate this idea to Jo.

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