Presentation on theme: "Annual General Meeting May 12, 2004. AGM Agenda Call to order Approval of minutes of 2003 AGM Treasurers Report Communication Directors Report Year in."— Presentation transcript:
AGM Agenda Call to order Approval of minutes of 2003 AGM Treasurers Report Communication Directors Report Year in review Election of officers Incoming Presidents remarks New business Motion to adjourn
Communicating Chapter Business Web Site - www.sla.org/chapter/cwcn Discussion List – about 400 subscribers AGM access in 4 provinces Wired West - www.sla.org/chapter/cwcn/wwest/ –Printable version in MS Word –Content summaries from all regional events –SLA Annual Conference Reports (Summer 2003)
Communications: Website Statistics 8525 visits per month (25% increase) 279 visits per day Top Content –Employment –Wired West –Board Members Most visitors… Most popular single pages….
SLA WCC Bylaws Update 2002: Revised and sent Ballots to SLA WCC Membership, Ratification carried out 2003: Revised in light of SLAs bylaws change SLA Executive ratified generic governing documents at June 2003 SLA Executive meeting Chapter Governing Document came into effect February 1, 2004 Chapter Recommended Practices will be reviewed and revised this summer
2003-2004 Initiatives Members 219 SLA WCC Brochure Interim revision of brochure Employment Resources 442 postings to Discussion List SLA Doing Business As Implications for Web site, Wired West Bulletin, communications tools
Student involvement 3 rd Annual Student/Practitioner Pub Night Tour of government libraries in Edmonton Presentations to students SLA Student Scholarships No submissions received this year for the SLA WCC Student Scholarship for Special Librarianship
Wired West Contributors Laura Lemmens, Debbie Hunter, Teresa Bendall, Marjorie Munroe, Carla Graebner, Carol Saxon, Don Taylor, Katy Nelson, Sandra Wong, Claudette Cloutier, Patricia Cia, Keith Low, Juanita Richardson, Christina Zeller, Valerie Patrick, Michelle Romero, Gordon Coleman, Bronwen Sprout, Sylvia Skeene, Rex Turgano, Sharon Allentuck, Debbie Schachter, Rhona Karbusicky, May Chan, Catherine McBratney, Gael Blackhall
Professional Development Opportunities Calgary Licensing Electronic Products Wanted Dead or Alive: Marian the Librarian Demonstrating Leadership Skills in a Special Library Environment Linking Information to Compelling Financial EventsEdmonton 108 th Street Special Library Tour Going beyond Google and Yahoo!
Professional Development Opportunities Vancouver Lifelong Learning in the Information Profession Fee for Service and ILL in Vancouver Achieving Results through Relationships: the Power of Influence Vancouver Island Hosted a variety of virtual programs.
Professional Development Opportunities Saskatchewan Intranet Research, Analysis and Marketing: Now that youve built it, get them to come (Legislative Library Open House) Took advantage of a number of virtual programs.Manitoba Tour of the National Research Council and Transport Canada libraries
SLA WCC Virtual Programs Building Communities of Practice (COPs) for Knowledge Exchange: Roles for Information Professionals Victoria, Regina Marketing Your Special Library Vancouver, Regina Business Planning: Building the Plan and the Buy-In Victoria, Regina, Edmonton and Winnipeg
SLA WCC Virtual Programs Competencies for Info Pros: The Critical Balance Victoria Knowledge Management: The Role of Storytelling Victoria, Regina Creating Value Added Research and Analysis Victoria Business Planning: Building the Plan and the Buy-In Victoria, Regina, Edmonton and Winnipeg
SLA WCC Virtual Programs Taxonomies for Indexing Vancouver, Victoria, Crucial Conversations Victoria, Regina Information Research Strategists Victoria, Regina The Visible Librarian: Asserting your Value through Marketing and Advocacy Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg
Venue Sponsorships Teck Cominco Vancouver Art Gallery Environment Canada National Research Council Transport Canada Saskatchewan Legislative Library Alberta Labour Relations Board
Reaching out Co-sponsoring events CASLIS, SCIP, GLABC, VLA, Grant MacEwan College, BCLA. SLAIS Speaking to groups –Sandra Wong, Debbie Schacter, Amber Lannon, Maureen Matthews, Kate Bird, Christina Zeller, Alison Halyk, Andrew Waller, Rosemary Griebel, Jennifer Bobrovitz, Jim Gray, Heidi Porth, Tracey Carmichael,Keith Low, Debbie Hunter, Cathy McBratney, Sharon Allentuck,
Who made it happen Directors Chairs Committees and volunteers SLA YOU... and YOU the members!
Officers Claudette Cloutier - President Keith Low - President Elect Gael Blackhall - Past President Diane Walker - Secretary Christina Zeller - Communications
Directors Alison Halyk - Vancouver Island Catherine McBratney - Vancouver Lorraine Bedet - Calgary Debbie Hunter - Edmonton Maria Swarbrick - Saskatchewan Sharon Allentuck - Manitoba
Chairs Cheri Rauser - Archives Sandra Wong - Bulletin Editor Christina Zeller - Discussion List Dawna Turcotte – Employment Tracey Carmichael – Fund Development Susan McConkey - Membership Debbie Schachter - Public Relations Christina Andrews - Student Liaison Suzanne Geba - Virtual Programmes
Continuing Officers 2004-2005 Past PresidentClaudette Cloutier Vancouver Director Catherine McBratney Vancouver Island Director Alison Halyk Manitoba DirectorSharon Allentuck Saskatchewan DirectorMaria Swarbrick
Continuing Chairs 2004-2005 Bulletin EditorSandra Wong Employment Dawna Turcotte MembershipSusan McConkey Student LiaisonChristina Andrews Virtual ProgramsSuzanne Geba
Incoming Chairs 2004-2005 Archives Discussion ListDiane Walker Fund Development Suanne OHanley Public Relations