Illinois Heartland Library System Advocacy Committee met August 8
Illinois Heartland Library System Advocacy Committee met August 8.
Here is the minutes as provided by the committee:
Call to order: The meeting was called to order at 2:03 pm, by chair Sandy West.
Members present-- Sandy West, Geoffrey Bant, Tina Hubert, Beverly Obert, Sara Zumwalt,
Chris Dawdy, Ellen Popit
Members absent—Susan Pennington, Stacey Carter, Leslie Bednar
Approval of Minutes from June 2017 Meeting: Sara Zumwalt made a motion to approve the
minutes as written. Geoffrey Bant seconded the motion. 6 ayes, 1 abstention, no nays; minutes
a. Next phase of IHLS Advocacy project
Committee discussed July board training with Laura Huth, especially emphasis that
large part of advocacy is education. Considered several small projects that will be
shared with IHLS staff for concurrence. Staff will edit target list developed at July
trainings to be ready for next committee meeting.
b. Discuss meeting dates/time for FY18
Staff will poll committee members regarding availability to meet in FY2018, suggest
potential standing meeting days/times.
c. Review benchmark – established as 18 months from October, 2016
Determined to remain as ad hoc committee and extend benchmark to June 2018.
Will reevaluate at that time.
Tina Hubert motion to adjourn. Sara Zumwalt seconded the motion. All ayes. No nays.
Meeting adjourned at 3:05 pm