December 3, 2015 Conference Call
Executive Board Minutes
NASIG Board Conference Call December 0 1 2
Ex Officio: Kate Moore 0 1 2
0 3.1 Board Activity Report
1 Regrets: Anna Creech, Vice President/President-Elect Beverly Geckle , Treasurer
2 Executive Board: Carol Ann Borchert, President Steve Kelley, Past-President Kelli Getz , Secretary Michael Hanson, Treasurer-Elect
1.0 Welcome (Borchert)
The meeting was called to order at 3:23 pm.
2.0 Treasurer’s Report (Geckle)
Geckle was unable to make the conference call.
3.0 Secretary’s Report (Getz) 3.1 Board Activity Report
Two votes were held during the conference call:
VOTE: To approve the meeting minutes from the Oct.
27 Fall Board Meeting. Made by: Borchert. Seconded:
Kelley. The vote passed unanimously.
VOTE: To approve the updated reimbursement policy
that reflects that the Board no longer meets at ALA
Midwinter for the Winter Board Meeting. Made by:
Robertson. Seconded: Oberg. The vote passed
Votes approved since the last conference call include:
VOTE: To accept the Treasurer's corrected report from
the Fall Board Meeting. Motion made by Kelley.
Seconded: Oberg. Vote passed with 10 votes in favor
and 2 abstentions on 11/12/15.
VOTE: To approve having October Ivins as our
consultant for the Strategic Planning Session. Motion
made by: Kaplan. Seconded by Getz. Motion passed
unanimously on 11/18/15.
ACTION ITEM: Borchert, Getz, & Oberg will investigate
alternatives to the Google Sheets document used by the
Board to organize action items. The group will begin
their investigations in February after the Winter Board
Per Collins, the advertisement for the Proceedings
Editor position will go out before the Winter Board
Hanson announced that NASIG now accepts American
Express credit cards.
4.0 Committee Updates (All)
Kaplan and MDC will review older conference surveys to
see if those surveys contain enough information as to
why people chose to stop attending NASIG conferences.
If more information is needed, MDC will send out a poll
to see why people chose not to attend the NASIG
conference in DC. A bigger picture issue is that one
person needs to coordinate NASIG advertising and how
often surveys are conducted.
ACTON ITEM: Borchert will contact the NASIG Publicist
to see if the announcement regarding free student
memberships will be going out soon.
Kaplan will take the investigations of the petition
process done by the Board sub-group to the Bylaws
Committee now that the sub-group has made their
Per Kelley, CPC has a conference call scheduled where
they will be picking items for the Cafe Press store. CPC
will make sure that Cafe Press has the new NASIG logo.
Also, Leigh Ann DePope, NASIG Publicist, will speak to
the company that has the video of the vision speakers
so that CPC can try to get the video online. The NASIG
Archives can only handle paper materials, so the disc
does not meet the requirements of being archived.
ACTION ITEM: CPC will add to their manual instructions
for uploading the vision speaker videos to the NASIG
website right after the annual conference. (Kelley)
The online NASIG membership registration form
currently only allows for individuals to join as regular
ACTION ITEM: Burris will work with CMC to add in the
additional categories of membership onto the online
NASIG membership registration form (e.g. student
Per Burris, Beth Ashmore announced that the SERIALST
listserv now accepts attachments as Word documents.
The official announcement will go out on the listserv in
7.0 Adjourn (Borchert)
The meeting adjourned at 4:06 pm.
Minutes submitted by: Kelli Getz Secretary, NASIG Executive Board 1/13/16
5.0 Archivist & Archives Task Force (Borchert/Getz) [ Board discussion] 6 .0 CMC / Publicist - Free Student Membership Announcement (Kaplan/Burris)