BRASS EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEALA Annual MeetingWashington, DCTuesday, June 26, 2007, 8-10 amWCC (Convention Center) Room 144 B/CAttendance: Ryan Womack (Chair), Mark Anderson, Jennifer Boettcher, Bobray Bordelon, Wendy Diamond, Christy Donaldson, Mary Gilles, Judith Faust, Greg Fleming, Gene Hayworth, Patricia Kenly, Lydia LaFaro, Chris LeBeau, Stacey Marien, Michael Oppenheim, Julia Martin, Stephanie Maatta, Rita Moss, Susan Neuman, Sylvia Ortiz, Celia Ross, Ann Fiegen (recording)1. Call to order2. Welcome Ryan Womack, Chair, welcomed the committee members and asked members to only report action items or issues for discussion. Brief committee reports are to be submitted to the Ann Fiegen, Secretary for the minutes. 3. Approval of agenda4. Announcements -- Womacka. Executive planning committee reportVisitor, Gillian Etienne, from Emerald expressed interest in a continuation of the Emerald Research Award after next year. A way to provide something tangible in return for major BRASS sponsors could be a vendor panel review of10 minute reports from BRASS’ major sponsors. BRASS will submit a formal proposal to RUSA board for a vendor panel. b. RUSA boardDid not get to legal medical and business guidelines.There will be 120 emerging leaders were selected. Next year the process will differ.Emerging leader applications will be submitted directly to the emerging leaders program, and RUSA will get one pick. Forms will be available July 1, and the deadline for submission is August 15. Ryan encouraged applicants to solicit letters from BRASS leaders for nominations. Projects for emerging leaders are also being solicited and due by late October. Let Ryan or Judith know if you are interested in submitting a project. Wiki.. RUSA sponsors a project at a cost of $1,000. BRASS can also submit project.11234567891011121314151617181920212223242526272829303132333435363738394012
5. Old Businessa. Development issues—will be covered under section 8 of the agenda.b. Archives-Greg FlemingGreg visited the BRASS archives currently housed at UIU. He compared the finding aid against the archives. There are a few gaps, some mislabeling (the general membership meeting is really the general business meeting). Compiled listof committee chairs from the rosters. The labeled year represents the beginning of the appointment year.Celia added that she has the Education Committee gaps, and was waiting instructions on where to send because of archives transition. Exec confirmed that committees can send archives (Committee notebooks more than 2 years old) to ALA. Gregg will send out information related to archives and send message to ALAcommunities. Committees should currently be archiving documents to the online communities. Exec encouraged members to send photos labeled with names to collect a BRASS history.