Director’s Association

Upper Hudson Library System
Friday, November 1, 2002 At UHLS

Attending: Jeff Cannell (APLM); Ginny LaJuene (ALTM); Nancy Pieri (BETH); Darlene Miller (CAST); Deborah Canzano (COHS); Pat Nonamaker (EGRN); Barbara Nichols Randall (GUIL); Carol Gaillard (HOOF); Lenny Zapala (MEND); Pat Sahr (NASS); Margie Morris (POES); Judy Felsten (RCSC); Paul Hicok (TROY); Phil Ritter (UHLS); Bobbi Crowther (VAFL); Gail Sacco (VOOR)

Visitors: none

Meeting convened at 9:00am

Motion (Canzano, Cannell) to approve September 6, 2002 minutes. Carried.

b: Phil Ritter

Directors’ Association Representative to UHLS Board
Motion (Sacco, Pieri) Adopt changes in Directors’ Association bylaws as distributed. Carried.

UHLS Administration: N. Pieri
Meeting canceled.

Services: J. Felsten
Meeting canceled

Finance Committee & UHLS Board: J. Cannell
(All items previously discussed – see UHLS Report from Phil)

Automated Services Committee: N. Pieri
(This report will be removed from future minutes as items are typically covered in Phil’s report)

Central Library: J. Cannell

Nuts & Bolts:
GUIL: Barbara is the SMART representative for NYLA. Teen Read Week – McInerney dedicated the new sound system & Breslin dedicated the new YA furniture.
POES: Chapter 414 vote on November 5th.
RCSC: Started a toddler story hour. Feura Bush is still looking for municipal support but they are not chartered.
Phil: Discussed the money coming to Rensselaer County libraries from Sen. Joe Bruno.

Old Business:
Directors’ Conference: Pat Nonamaker distributed evaluation summary for the conference held on October 4th at HVCC. Nineteen member libraries were represented.

New Business:
Gail Sacco: Next NYLA Conference is in Saratoga. PLS is responsible for continuing education program before conference.
Judy Felsten: Law firm is disposing of its law library – there are books and compact shelving.

Motion (Gaillard, Canzano) Meeting adjourned 11:45 am. Next meeting December 13, 2002 (Please note this is NOT the first Friday in December!) at UHLS.