2014-2015 Board Meeting Agenda (01-31-2015)

2014-2015 CALA Board Meeting

@ ALA Midwinter Meeting

Saturday Jan 31, 2015, 7pm - 9pm

Sheraton Hotel (SHER) Chicago ROOM# Chicago Room 06  



1.       Test Online with Onsite[i] (8 min)

2.       Welcome – Happy Chinese New Year! ( 1 min)

3.       Approval of Agenda (3 min)

4.       ALA Executive Board Chief Operation Officer, Liaison Robert Banks Visit (7:15pm – 7:25pm)

5.       ALA Presidential Candidate Visit: Julie Todaro (7:25pm – 7:35pm)

6.       Online Business Orientation for Board Members (8 min)

7.       Self-Introduction (1 min per person or max 20 min)

8.       2014/15 President’s Budget[ii]  Approval (10 min) - Motion

9.       Executive Director Report[iii] (10min) - Motion

10.   President's Report of Important Issues Raised by Committees (10 min) 

11.   2015 Annual Conference- Brief Progress Report[iv] (3 min)

12.   CALA 2020 Strategic Planning Brief  Progress Report[v] and Board Discussion on CALA Vision, Mission and Value Statements (20 min)

13.   Next Business (announcement here; to be conducted online after Midwinter; 5 min)

a.       Finance and Treasurer Report

b.      Donation Acceptance and Management Policy 

c.       Board Resolution on Sheila Lai Scholarship and Research Grant Award  

d.      Agreement on Sally C. Tseng’s Professional Development Grant

14.   Adjournment (total ~118 min)

15.   Picture Taken & Social Hour

Please see attachments for the follow appendices

[i] Online in charge- Weiling: setup and overall coordination; Qi: text chat; Lian: voice chat

[ii] Appendix II: Budget Report

[iii] Appendix III: Board Participation Report

[iv] Appendix V: Conference Flyer

[v] Appendix IV: Progress Report