Executive Committee Minutes 08/31/05

Minutes Meeting No. 12

LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting August 31, 2005

10:00 - 12 noon
Dean’s Conference Room, Boalt Hall

Present: Chris Tarr (Outgoing Chair), Allan Urbanic (Past Chair), Lily Castillo-Speed (Vice Chair/Chair-Elect), Lucia Diamond (Incoming Vice Chair/Chair Elect), Linda McLane (Outgoing Treasurer), Juliet Demeter (Outgoing Secretary), Brian Quigley (Incoming Secretary), Paul Atwood (Outgoing Affiliated Representative), Manuel Erviti (Library Representative), Teresa Mora (Library Representative), Rita Evans (Affiliated Representative)

Absent: Carole McEwan, Kathleen Gallagher, Harrison Dekker

I. Announcements

None.

II. Reports

A. Treasurer's Report L. McLane

Balance as of July 31 is $48,093.30

B. LAUC Statewide Turnover Meeting C. Tarr, L. Castillo-Speed

Issues brought up at the turnover meeting included future goals for LAUC, discussion of the Librarian VII level, changes in the bylaws, as well as salary and recruitment issues for attracting librarians to the UC system. Jenny Reiswig is new LAUC President for 2005-2006. The next Statewide Fall Assembly is tentatively scheduled for November 17-18 at UCSB.

III. Recap of Open Business

A. Plans for Next LAUC Conference

Possible topics were discussed for the next conference to be held in 2006-2007. Diversity issues were mentioned as a possibility. ExComm will review topics at a future meeting.

B. SIMS Task Force

The task force will submit a report to the LAUC-B Executive Committee in October. In their report they will make recommendations regarding internship standards for SIMS students and other roles members of the UCB library community can take in facilitating more communication with SIMS students, faculty and administration.

C. Technical Services Reorganization

TS reorganization is an ongoing issue that LAUC is concerned with. ExComm sent out the TS re-organization reports to LAUC membership but have not received direct comments on them. Comments are being sent to TS administrative staff, but can also be sent to LAUC.

D. Other Loose Ends

The LAUC-B website has been updated by Randy Brandt and is now online.

IV. Turnover to the new ExComm

A. Introduction of Goals and Issues for 2005-2006 L. Castillo-Speed

The new LAUC-B Chair discussed her goals for the next year. Issues include diversity in recruitment, P.I. status for librarians, salary and professional development, as well as increasing communication between LAUC-B and the Library Administration, TALAG, SIMS and both statewide and LAUC-B committees.

B. Meeting Schedule and Location

ExComm will meet in 303 Doe on the second Thursday of the month. Dates for the following year will be Sept. 8, Oct. 13, Nov. 10, Dec. 8, Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, and Aug. 10.

C. Naming of a new mentor coordinator and a new lunch coordinator.

Manuel Erviti was appointed new mentor coordinator. Teresa Mora is the new lunch coordinator.

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Next LAUC-B ExComm meeting will be held on September 8, 10am -12pm, 303 Doe Library