LAUC-B Executive Committee 1992/93 (15) July 21, 1993 MINUTES Present: E. Byrne, W. Diamond, G. Handman (Chair), L. Osegueda, R.Lhermitte, A. Sevetson (recorder), G. Peete, K. Vanden Heuvel, A.Youmans Absent: P. Stewart, M. Drabkin ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1. G. Handman announced the three LAUC-B representatives to new committees: Collections and Information Resources Group (CIRG) - Michaelyn Burnette, Public Services Steering Committee (PSSC) - Gary Handman, Public Services Advisory Group on Public Services (PSAG-PS) - E. Byrne. LAUC-B will have to regularize the appointment process for these positions in the future. It will also be important to develop specific mechanisms within LAUC for reviewing and commenting on the work of the two advisory groups. 2. One candidate for the position of Townsend Center librarian fellow has been received and forwarded to D. Gregor and Tom Laqueuer, Director of the Center. 3. G. Handman announced that B. Whitson would like to talk to the Committee about LAUC-B Archives. This will be calendared for a future meeting. ONGOING BUSINESS: 1. The LAUC-B Ad hoc Committee on Diversity is developing bylaws amendments to allow for the addition of a local LAUC standing committee on Cultural Diversity A separate bylaws election will be required to pass these amendments. 2. Nominating and Elections Committee issues were discussed. 3. Travel: The travel issues were discussed again. The Affiliated Librarians raised a number of concerns regarding the potential impact of proposed changes on Affiliated Librarians. The need for effective record keeping for travel funding under the revised procedures was discussed; the Executive Committee would like to closely monitor allocations under the new procedures and compare these allocations with those under the old procedures. As a part of this process the LAUC-B bylaws are being revised to collapse two committees, the Research and Professional Development Committee and the Committee on Programs for Research and Professional Development. NEW BUSINESS: 1. The Committee reviewed a list of possible inclusions to a LAUC-B Welcome Packet. A. Sevetson will pull something together for review in the near future.