PALMCOP ANNUAL MEETING MINUTES 13 November 2003
The annual business meeting of PALMCOP was called to order by Director Harlan
Greene at approximately 11:00 AM. The minutes from the 2002 Annual Meeting were
approved without discussion.
Harlan gave the Director's Report. It consisted of thanks to the current board members, a discussion of the two book repair workshops that PALMCOP ran, one on May 15th at the Charleston Museum and one on September 18th at the South Carolina State Library. He also pointed out that between the two workshops, PALMCOP attracted almost 50 attendees and that the group made money. Thanks were also offered to Gloria Kelley and Bessie Meeks for their hard work in setting up the online newsletter at began in September. Harlan pointed out that PALMCOP had begun a scholarship program to send a member to any archival workshop in the Southeast if the attendee would teach the same workshop (or a close facsimile) to the membership. He concluded by pointing out that another book repair workshop would be held in the coming year, as well as one on disaster preparedness and he urged members to join committees and to give the board their guidance. The report was approved without debate.
Following the Director's Report, Sarah Murray gave the Treasurer's Report. Up to October 31st, PALMCOP had made in income $3881.29 and had spent in expenses $3074.95 for a net GAIN of $806.34. The balance on November 1st, 2002 was 6143.89 and as of October 31st, 2003 it was $6950.23. The report was approved without discussion.
The Nominating Committee's Report was given by Marie Ferrara. The following people were offered: Nichole Green (1st District Rep.), Alan Burns (3rd District Rep.), and Roger Wellington (4th District Rep.). All were elected by acclamation. Harlan thanked the retiring board members for their service. The current board members as of November 14th, 2003 were: Harlan Greene (Chair), Grace Cordial (Vice-Chair), Sarah Murray (Treasurer), Tally Johnson (Secretary), Nicole Green (1st District Rep.), Felicia Yeh (2nd District Rep.), Alan Burns (3rd District Rep.), Roger Wellington (4th District Rep.), Nancy Sambets (5th District Rep.), Marie Martin (6th District Rep.).
Old business was the request of the Board to the membership to create a new membership category for individuals instead of institutions. After some discussion, the membership level was set at ten dollars ($10.00) and the members voted to approve the change.
New business consisted of a discussion of the possibility of having a joint meeting with SCAA for the next annual meeting. The Board was authorized to pursue that course. Next was the announcement of a survey of the membership to assist the board in planning for the next couple of years. Attendees were urged to return the forms before the end of the afternoon session. There being no further new business, the meeting was adjourned at approximately 11:45AM.
Secretary, PALMCOP Board
Home Contact Us FAQ Related Links
Annual Meeting Minutes from: 2004 || 2005