Executive Committee Minutes 1/11/07

LAUC-B Executive Committee Meeting 
January 11, 2007
10:00 a.m. - 12 noon
303 Doe 

Present: Lucia Diamond (Chair), Armanda Barone (Vice Chair/Chair Elect), Lily Castillo-Speed 
(Past Chair), Jennifer Nelson (Secretary), Harrison Dekker (Treasurer), Susana Hinojosa 
(Library Representative), Jean Dickinson (Library Representative), Susan Garbarino (Affiliated 

Guests: Barbara Kornstein, Karen Munro, Pat Maughan 

I. Announcements 

• Harrison to give a presentation on Data Services to the affiliated librarians, Friday 
• Susana and Jennifer to meet with Elizabeth Leavitt to discuss putting processes in place 
for informing ExComm in timely manner about new hires of affiliated librarians. 

II. Reports 

 A. Treasurer's Report (H. Dekker) 
• Balance of 2005-2006 budget is $33,897 . 
• 2006-2007 budget of $95,928 has been approved by the Executive Vice 
Chancellor/Provost Breslauer. 
• Librarians’ travel budget and spending patterns discussed. 

 B. Meeting with the University Librarian (no meeting) 

C. Committee on the Library, Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate (no 

III. Procedure for LAUC-B Web Manager Replacement 

• Randal Brandt will step down as Web Manager at the end of this year. 
• ExComm to solicit volunteers from LAUC membership and appoint a new Web Manager 

IV. Statement on Role of LAUC representatives 

• Guidelines are needed to clarify what it means to represent LAUC on university-wide 
committees/advisory bodies (such as the Systemwide Operations and Planning Advisory 
Group (SOPAG) and the HOPS Information Literacy Common Interest Group). 
• Any LAUC member who is on one of these committees/advisory bodies is expected to 
represent LAUC and keep LAUC informed as to the group’s activities by reporting to the 
statewide LAUC president and at bi-annual statewide LAUC meetings. 
• Lucia Diamond and Tammy Dearie (San Diego) to craft guidelines. Suggestions 

V. Library Space Statement 

ExComm to craft a statement stressing the need for librarians to be involved in discussions about 
space from the very beginning of any decision-making process. Statement will address solutions 
such as space-sharing and digitizing collections, as well as concerns such as security. 

VI. New Business 

None discussed at this time 

VII. Next Meeting (Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m. - noon, 303 Doe)