July 21, 2017 Conference Call
NASIG Board Conference Call
Executive Board: 0
Members at Large: 1
Update on Webinar for Committee Chair Orientation 3
0 Steve Oberg , President, Anna Creech, Past-President, Angela Dresselhaus, Vice President/President-Elect, Kelli Getz, Secretary, Michael Hanson, Treasurer, Jessica Ireland, Treasurer-Elect
1 Chris Bulock , Karen Davidson, Maria Hatfield, Adolfo Tarango, Ted Westervelt
2 Betsy Appleton , Member-at-Large
3 (Bulock , Hanson, Oberg)
The meeting was called to order at 12:01 pm Central. The webinar for Committee Chair Orientation will be held on Monday, July 31 at noon Central. The orientation will feature a revised PowerPoint originally created by Dave Macaulay last year and updated by Bulock, Hanson, and Oberg. Hanson should have committee budgets ready to distribute during the Committee Chair Orientation webinar. Ireland is now in charge of scheduling conference calls. Hanson continues to work with the Westin Indianapolis to address billing issues. There were considerable problems with the award winner hotel bills. VOTE: Dresselhaus moved to approve a $500 sponsorship to Library Publishing Forum. Creech seconded. The motion passed with three abstentions and nine votes in favor.
The sponsorship form as it relates to the Vendor Expo
needs to be revisited. Michael Hanson and the
Conference Planning Committee Co-Chairs are working
to update the form. The goal of updating the form is to
simplify it and more closely align conference
sponsorship and the Vendor Expo. The updated form
should be ready by next month.
Vote on minutes from 6/11
VOTE: Westervelt moved to approve the minutes from
the 6/11 Board Meeting. Tarango seconded. The
motion passed with eleven votes in favor and one
Committee Updates (All)
Communications Committee: Committee listservs
should be updated. Also, Communications made
some recommendations regarding the use of
Google Drive that will be discussed at the
Committee Chair Orientation. The main Google
Drive recommendation centers around making the
shared account the owner of files and folders to
help with continuity.
Conference Planning Committee: CPC is organizing
the Fall Board Meeting dates and selecting a
conference theme. Also, the 2017 vision session
videos have been uploaded onto NASIG’s YouTube
Digital Preservation Task Force: Shannon Regan will
be chairing DPTF. The Library Publishing Coalition
will be having a round-table in
September. Westervelt is on the panel to talk
about digital preservation. NASIG will be a
cosponsor, and there is no financial contribution.
• Evaluation & Assessment Committee: E&A will
soon send out a survey to vendors regarding their
experience attending the NASIG conference.
Program Planning Committee: PPC is in the process
of selecting vision speakers for the 2018
Web-Based Infrastructure Task Force: The task
force has finished the report and is waiting on the
feedback from the committee chairs. The feedback
is due by the end of August.
There was also a discussion about the weekly UKSG
eNews that is sent to NASIG members. NASIG currently
pays UKSG an annual fee to distribute the newsletter.
The Board is revisiting the UKSG eNews to see whether
NASIG members want to continue receiving the
The meeting was adjourned at 1:02 pm Central.
Minutes submitted by: Kelli Getz Secretary, NASIG Executive Board
Registrar: Karen Davidson will continue on as
Registrar for the 2018 conference in Atlanta. Mary
Ann Jones will be the Registrar-in-Training in
Atlanta, and she’ll take over as Registrar for the
2019 conference in Pittsburgh.
Newsletter: Moore will be sending out a call for the
Editor-in-Chief. The Newsletter members are
working on the next issue.