SLA WCC Bylaws Process Feb to May 2002 Review, Revise Drafts to Final Drafts Ballots to SLA WCC Membership (e-mail, by mail or fax, and also to Chapter Discussion List) Amendments approved - 100% Ratification of amended Bylaws
Bylaws Motion I move that the amended SLA WCC Chapter Bylaws, as revised by the Chapter Bylaws Committee and approved by ballot of the membership, be ratified by the assembled members of the SLA WCC Chapter at this annual business meeting.
Mission SLA WCC provides dynamic individuals and groups involved in the business of information with an energizing environment in which to build and share the skills and expertise they need to thrive and prosper in a changing economy. We achieve this through enterprising leadership, timely communication, meaningful mentoring and the provision of outstanding learning opportunities.
Strong, diversified, active, satisfied membership Member Needs Survey Survey coming soon 222 members Employment Resources 278 postings to Discussion List Revised Web Page
Strong, diversified, active, satisfied membership Student involvement Student Scholarships Mentors for Students 2nd Annual Student/Practioner Pub Nite Presentations to students
Flexible, responsive human and technical infrastructure Behind the Scenes Operational Plan Financial Reporting Bylaws
Flexible, responsive human and technical infrastructure Communicating Chapter Business Web Site - www.sla.org/chapter/cwcn –Chapter’s Financial Summary - Treasurer –Mentors for Students section – Tracey Carmichael –Updated Bylaws – Bylaws Committee Discussion List –396 subscribers –Changes coming Greater security, better speed in posting Archiving & searching capabilities No attachments
Flexible, responsive human and technical infrastructure Communicating Chapter Business Wired West - www.sla.org/chapter/cwcn/wwest/ –A Special Collection (Spring 2002) –Learning (Winter 2002) –Flexibility (Fall 2001) –SLA Annual Conference Reports (Summer 2001)
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Wired West Spring 2002 Volunteer Workers at the YWCA Women's Information Centre Letter from London, Internet Librarian Special Libraries and the Saskatchewan Multitype Library System WWW: Writing for the Wired World
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Wired West Winter 2002 A Librarian's Experience in an MBA program Archives: An Overview It's About The People Strategis: Hot Tips and Pet Peeves The Adventures of the Practicum Student Conference Report: Internet Librarian 2001 Who's Hiring Where
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Wired West Fall 2001 Setting up a Library from Scratch Learning valuable lessons, and painful ones, on the "cutting edge" Knowledge Champions Institute Virtually Yours - Yours Virtually Invitation to Mentor a Student
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Wired West Summer 2001 SLA Annual Conference in San Antonio –Motivating the Team –New Web Order –Gary Hoover –First Time Experience –Conference Report –Best International Business Sites –Image of Librarians Seattle Meeting, April 21, 2001
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Wired West Contributors Ana Rosa Blue, Arden Matheson, Arlene Higgs Barbara Holder, Carol Shepstone, Coral Payne Daphne Bruce, Debbie Schachter, Debbie Millward Gordon Coleman, Jennifer Bobrovitz, Joel Minion Joleen Wright, Karol Sinats, Lorinda van Kleek, Lynne Foster, Michelle Mallette, Patricia Cia sRhona Karbusicky, Robyn Wanner, Rosemary Griebel Shelley Tegart, Suzanne Ottewell, Tracey Carmichael
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Quality Events 32 programmes in 7 cities Calgary –The San Antonio Experience –Beyond Libraries: Leveraging Skillsets in the Information Age –Electronic Licensing * –Taming Wild Content: Making Information Useable & Searchable –Generational Change –Business Information Sources and Analysis
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences Quality Events Manitoba –New Applications, New Challenges: Technology Trends * –"Powerful Talk": Effective Business Communications Vancouver –Bill Fisher, SLA President Elect - How to be a survivor and stay that way! –Holiday Networking Event SLA/VOLUG –Due Diligence –Competitive Intelligence in Review (tonight)
Innovative, quality, responsive & timely professional development experiences SLA WCC Virtual Initiative SLA WCC Virtual Events –Inaugural year –3 programmes –48 sites (Swift Current, Nanaimo, Edmonton, Saskatoon…) –161 participants SLA International Virtual Events –3 seminars –Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Vancouver, Victoria
Leader in the Western Canadian information management community Exploring Partnerships Co-sponsoring events –BCLA, CASLIS, GLABC, SAIT, SCIP VOLUG, VALL, HLABC, Saskatchewan Library Assn Extending members rates to SLA WCC –BCLA annual conference Vendors
Partnership with SLA International Information conduit Chapter Cabinet meetings Board Watching Focus Group Participant Obtained SLA Chat Transcripts SLA International updates
Who made it happen Directors Chairs Committees and volunteers SLA International YOU... and YOU the members!
Officers Debbie Millward - Past President Gael Blackhall - President Elect Diane Walker - Secretary Lynne Foster - Communications
Directors Susanne Barker - Vancouver Island Carol Saxon - Vancouver Nancy MacKenzie - Calgary Christina Andrews - Edmonton Carol Shepstone - Saskatchewan Shu Huang - Manitoba
Chairs Joleen Wright - Archives Susannah Tredwell - Bulletin Editor Kim Nayyer - Discussion List Gordon Coleman - Employment