annual meeting

WYLD NETWORK Business Meeting
Minutes

May 21, 2004

WYLD NETWORK ANNUAL MEETING 5/21/04

  1. Call to order - Scott Kinney, President
    Network President Scott Kinney Called the meeting to order at 9:00 am
  2. Roll Call of Delegates & ascertain quorum - Laura Block, recorder
    Roll call was completed - a quorum was present
  3. Additions or changes to the agenda
    Scott Kinney moved to place Recognition of Members' service in front of WYLD Network Foundation on the agenda. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

    Lucie Osborn moved to add a presentation and discussion about the decision to use Juvenile instead of Children as a home location as the last item on the agenda. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

    Debbie Iverson moved to add discussion of WYLD annual meeting location for next year to the agenda as the last item. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

    Lynnette Anderson moved to adopt the agenda. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

  4. Approval of minutes (June 6, 2003)
    Susan Simpson moved to approve the minutes from the June 6, 2003 WYLD annual meeting. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.
  5. Reports of Committees
  6. Bylaws Committee (Lucie Osborn, Chair)
    No report at this time (Bylaws are further on the agenda)

    Database Products Committee (Ara Anderson, Chair)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage

    Online Quality Committee (Susan Simpson, Chair)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage

    Resource Sharing Committee (Marilyn Heiner, Chair)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage

    Training Ad-hoc Committee (Katie Jones, Chair)
    The committee has compiled a skills checklist that is directed towards Library Directors to have staff trained. The Regional Council has approved it and is available on the Training Committee's web page. The check list will be included in the Director's Handbook.

    Fees/Statistics Ad-hoc Committee (Cathy Butler, Chair)
    The fee structure has been approved by the Governing Board

    Regional Council (Crystal Stratton, President)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage. The WYLD Network retreat last September was a significant event to get the network moving again. There has been tremendous activity on the Regional Council, including 34 training sessions conducted in the regions.

    Governing Board (Scott Kinney, President)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage. The Governing Board has completed 7 of the 8 goals that were set a the WYLD Network retreat.

    Nominating Committee (Debbie Iverson, Chair)
    A written report is posted on the WYLD Homepage.

    WYLD Office (Brian Greene, Manager)
    The next upgrade to Unicorn 2003.1 has been delayed. Sirsi has pulled the product so that bugs can be fixed. The Delaware State Library has contacted the WYLD Office and asked about the WYLD Network's structure and are considering the WYLD Network as a model for state-wide network in Delaware.

  7. Proposed Network Bylaws (Lucie Osborn, Chair)
    Lucie Osborn presented the membership with proposed changes, which have been previously approved by the Governing Board, to the Bylaws for the WYLD Network.

    The Bylaws committee moved to approve the Bylaws changes and amendments as approved by the Governing Board. The motion carried.

  8. Recognition of Members' service
    Certificates of recognition were distributed to those committee members' whose terms have ended and to those individuals from the State Library serving as ex-officio committee members.
  9. Juvenile vs. Children Home Location
    Lucie Osborn gave a presentation to the membership about the use of Juvenile instead of Children as a home location.

    Lucie Osborn moved to establish a procedure by which members can request reconsideration of committee decisions. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

    Lucie Osborn moved to request the Online Quality Committee reconsider Juvenile vs. Children as a home location. The motion was seconded.

    Discussions continued.

    Debbie Iverson moved to limit debate. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

    Lucie Osborn's motion to request the Online Quality Committee to reconsider Juvenile vs. Children as a home location carried.

  10. WYLD Annual Meeting location for 2005
    Northwest College and Sheridan College, both offered to host next year's meeting. Sheridan College's offer is contingent upon availability of lab use.

    Patty Myers moved to have the Governing Board consider the offers to host the WYLD Annual meeting in 2005. The motion was seconded. The motion carried.

  11. Adjourn
    Meeting adjourned 11:00 am.

The WYLD Network Foundation meeting followed directly after adjournment of the WYLD Network Business Meeting.