Nominating Committee meeting summary - April 24, 2018

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The Library Board Nominating Committee met Day, April 24, 2018, Ridgedale Administrative Offices, Meeting Room 229.

Attendees

Committee members: Chair Caitlin Cahill, Tim Dolan, and Margy Ligon

Staff: Lois Langer Thompson and Tracy Thompson

Welcome and Call to Order

Chair Caitlin Cahill called the meeting to order at 2:05 p.m. and welcomed attendees.

Approval of agenda and meeting summary

Margy Ligon made a motion to approve the agenda; seconded by Tim Dolan. Motion passed.

Discussion of 2018 Slate of Library Board Officers

  • The Committee reviewed Committee and Library Board procedures for nominating officers.
  • The Committee discussed the role for each of the officers, reviewed current and past office holders, and confirmed Library Board members who opted out of running for office.
  • Caitlin Cahill stated Katherine Blauvelt, Chris Damsgard, Jonathan Gaw, Sheila Letscher and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as president for a one year term and asked for nominations. Katherine Blauvelt was elected to the slate.
  • Caitlin Cahill stated Chris Damsgard, Jonathan Gaw, Sheila Letscher, Samuel Neisen, and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as vice-president for a one year term and asked for nominations. Erin Vrieze Daniels was elected to the slate.
  • Caitlin Cahill stated Adja K. Kaba Ann, Chris Damsgard, Jonathan Gaw, Sheila Letscher, Samuel Neisen, and Erin Vrieze Daniels showed interest in serving as secretary for a one year term and asked for nominations. Adja K. Kaba Ann was elected to the slate.
  • Per the bylaws, the committee recommends the new President appoint a member at large to the Executive Committee. Jonathan Gaw was elected to recommend be appointed as committee member at large.
  • Prior to the next meeting current and proposed officers will be contacted.
  • The slate of officers will be sent to the full Board one week prior to the annual meeting in May.

Adjourn

Margy Ligon made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 2:51 p.m.; seconded by Tim Dolan. Motion passed.