Board Minutes 2009 12 Annual Meeting

Minutes of the Annual LION Board Meeting
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Russell Library, Middletown

PRESENT:Bonny Albanese, MA; Matt Beardsley, LION; Gale Bradbury, LB/LG; Richard Conroy, EX; Lew Daniels, WS; Meryl Farber, OR; Mary Fiorelli, OL; Janet Flewelling, WA; Andy Gardner, LION; Alan Hagyard, LION; Vince Juliano, MD ; Lydia Main, EL; Kelly Marszycki, RA; Cornell McNair, NW; Cindy Muhlbach, HA; Kathy Rieger, BR; Karen Roesler, ME; Sandy Ruoff, GU; Tara Samul, NL; Leslie Scherer, WA; Lynn Serra, WD; Marie Shaw, EH; Cyndi Shirshac, DU; Rick Widlansky.

I. CALL TO ORDER: Kathy R. called the meeting to order at 10:10 AM.

II. ADDITIONS TO AGENDA: None

III. PUBLIC COMMENT: None.

IV. APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 16, 2008 ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES: The minutes were accepted on a motion by Leslie S. and a second by Mary F.

V. ANNUAL REPORTS:

  1. Auditor’s Report: The written report was distributed. Michael Solakian, CPA, was delayed. His presentation took place during the December regular meeting.
  2. President’s Report: Kathy R. thanked everyone for a good year. Her written report will be distributed by email.
  3. Executive Director’s Report (handout): Alan H. referred to 2009 as a stable year in which progress was made and a strategic plan was adopted.
  4. Associate Director’s Report (handout): Andy G. discussed work he did to better accommodate loan rule changes in member libraries. He reported that bibliographic records indicated libraries were keeping collections up-to-date.
  5. System Manager’s Report (handout): Rick W. was pleased about increased bandwidth on the CEN connection and is working on the new e-mail server.

  6. Personal Computer Network Manager’s Report (handout): Matt B. anticipates no large PC installation projects. Installation of Windows 7 machines is proceeding. There are now almost 800 PCs in place in LION libraries.

VI. OFFICIAL DESIGNATION OF LION BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Board members submitted completed designation forms for 2010.

VII. NOMINATIONS COMMITTEE REPORT: The Board accepted the following slate of officers for 2010, as moved by Mary F. and seconded by Kelly M: Kathy Rieger – President; Cindy Muhlbach – Vice-President; Richard Conroy – Treasurer; Karen Roessler – Secretary.

VIII. OTHER BUSINESS: None.

IX. ADJOURNMENT: 10:25 A.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Vince Juliano,Secretary

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