Minutes of the Annual LION Board Meeting
December 16, 2003
Hubbard Room, Russell Library
Present: Mark Hewes, LION, Joan Gillespie, LION, Gale Bradbury, LED, Mary Fiorelli, OLY, William Deakyne, ELY, Valerie Harrod, DUR, Barbara Cangiano, BRB, Pat Johnson, BIB, Leslie Scherer, WAL, Peter Ciparelli, NLN, Betty Page, STC, Jan Day, WBR, Marie Shaw, ELH, Phyllis Wigham, MAD, Lewis Daniels, WSB, Sandy Long, MAD, Nancy Wardell, GUI, Linda Rusczek, MDT, Isabel Danforth, MDT, Ann Penfield, HAD, Suzanne Risley, MTC, Sandy Ruoff, Rick Widlansky, LION.
I. Call to Order: Gale Bradbury called the meeting to order at 9:10 am.
II. Additions to the Agenda:None.
III. Public Comment: None.
IV. Approval of the December 15, 2002 minutes. Sandy R. moved, and Peter C. seconded. All voted in favor.
V. Annual Reports
a. Auditor’s report by George Duffy, CPA; LION is strong financially. Report on file.
b. President’s report. Gale thanked everyone for his or her work and cooperation this past year. Report on file.
c. Executive Director’s report. Joan thanked the staff and Board. Report of major activities on file.
d. Associate Director’s report. Mark reported on significant technology upgrades within IPAC and HIP. Annual statistics report distributed. Report on file.
e. System Manager’s report. Rick reported on member library technology issues, particularly telecom, and exploration of other hardware upgrade solutions. Report on file.
Current officers are Gale Bradbury, President, Jan Vaill Day, Vice President, Bridget Quinn-Carey, Secretary, and Linda Rusczek, Treasurer. Members were reminded that designation forms were due at today’s meeting.
Nomination Committee Report. Valerie H. reported on the following slate of officers: Gale Bradbury, President, Peter Ciparelli, VP, and Bridget Quinn-Carey, Secretary.
The committee had a great deal of difficulty finding someone to be Treasurer. Art Meyers, MDT, has offered to take over temporarily when Linda R. retires in 2004. Mark noted that the by-laws allow for dual officer position of either Secetary/Treasurer or VP/Treasurer. Bill Deakyne raised concerns on financial controls within LION and recommended that George Duffy investigate bonding of Board members and LION Officers and staff.
VII. Other Business. None.
VIII. Adjournment Ann P. moved and Leslie seconded a motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:20am.