November 29, 2017 Conference Call
Executive Board Minutes
NASIG Board Conference Call November 0 1 2 3
0 Eugenia Beh, Ex Officio Kate Moore, Ex Officio Tom Osina , Guest
1 Members at Large: Betsy Appleton Chris Bulock Karen Davidson Ted Westervelt
2 Executive Board: Steve Oberg, President Anna Creech, Past-President Angela Dresselhaus, Vice President/President-Elect Kelli Getz, Secretary Michael Hanson, Treasurer Jessica Ireland , Treasurer-Elect
3 Regrets: Maria Hatfield, Member-at-Large Adolfo Tarango , Member-at-Large
VOTE: Creech moved to approve SSP's Cross Organizational Diversity Initiative Statement of Principles. Hanson seconded. The motion passed unanimously.
1. Welcome (Oberg)
The meeting was called to order at 3:05 pm Central.
2. Conference A/V Options (Oberg)
The Board and Tom Osina from Non-Profit Help (NPH)
reviewed a/v quotes.
After reviewing the quotes, the Board unanimously
expressed a preference for Action AV as the preferred
A/V company. Osina will convene a smaller group
including Oberg, Creech, Dresselhaus, and CPC co-chairs
soon to arrive at a final decision.
3. Organizational Membership Definition and Cost (Hanson/Oberg)
There needs to be additional clarification surrounding
the organizational membership category regarding cost
and what is included. The discussion was tabled until
Hatfield could provide a proposal based on a meeting
between her, Perlmutter, and Creech.
4. UKSG Collaboration Ideas (All)
The ideas discussed include collaborating on standards
and core competencies.
5. Cross Organizational Diversity Initiative Statement
of Principles (Creech)
6. Sponsorship Update (Creech)
There are four sponsors so far - one tier 1, two tier 2,
and one tier 3. More sponsorships will likely come in
after the new year.
Hanson received our taxes back for 2016. NASIG
sustained $11,000 in losses over the course of 2016.
This follows $2,000 of losses in 2015.
The stock market is doing well, which is reflecting
positively in the current portfolio.
8. Secretary’s Report (Getz)
Nothing to report.
9. Committee Updates (All)
Marketing & Social Media Coordinator: There
was a discussion about late proposals. The
proposal deadline was already extended once
but will not be extended a second time. Beh
was encouraged to send out information about
Atlanta including things to do and the ease of
taking public transportation.
• Program Planning Committee: PPC is reviewing
67 session proposals. They worked with a
preconference speaker who did not sign
NASIG’s MOU due to an issue with the license
to publish language.
Action Item: Dresselhaus will talk with Taylor & Francis
to see if they would be willing to change language in the
So far, CPC has been unable to find a Freedom
Rider to present at the opening session. They
will be continue working on lining up another
opening session speaker.
10. Adjourn (Oberg)
The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 pm Central.
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