Attending: Vickie Bane, Linda Carlson, Barb Lundy, Matt Shield, Jerrie Hurd, Cheryl Carpinello, Peg Brantley, Mike Madigan, Kim Field; Linda Lange, Margi Evans, Trina Lambert
Call to order @6:05
Minutes approved by Linda Carlson, 2nd by Peg Brantley
Treasurer Report: Mike Madigan
Budget serves a number of purposes for growing the organization and authorization for her to sign checks.
Expense report form devised years ago. Linda has report and will email. Contact her at email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Any outstanding expenses need to be turned in ASAP.
Program: Linda Carlson
Great year, good programs; good comments; survey handed out at last program; Linda typed up email for Denny and Christine about the year’s program.
Vickie advises of bigger room upstairs at Englewood Library for future uses. Linda will email Denny and Christine about new room.
Membership: Jerrie Hurd
Membership up to 252, two more than proposed increase for 2014.
Two new members to vote on:
Michael Seldon: scientist; The Boy Who Ran
Gin Getz: The Color of the Wild
Kim Field moves & Linda Carlson 2nd approval for membership.
New members approved in April and tonight will not have their dues go up.
Membership letter should inform that there is no longer a $45 application fee.
Awards: Barb Lundy
Report Barb submitted:
Key Reasons for success
Suggestions for upcoming year:
Bill Porter (Denver Post?) really likes us!
Publicity: Kim Field
People interested in what CAL is doing
Build list of contacts and keep it updated
Keep it blurbs for publicity short
Kim did a super job noted Vickie Bane.
Reason for success: More to offer, programs, new awards, Holiday Mart
Ron Richards will be doing publicity this coming year.
General:Remarks after were good; food good, veggie meal not so good; view fabulous; lighting at podium not good
Go back to Courtyard with Margi to negotiate for next year; CAL prefers to stay there
Mike and Margi – Courtyard-Margi has appointment Friday morning (May 23) at 10. Courtyard excited to have CAL back.
Mike: New Business
Mike to do InPrint renewal
Mailing first helped, then followed up with email, and then phone call
Jerrie Hurd will do Membership Letter
9 early entries; Mike will email; don’t have to be there to sign but can still sell.
Reserved 3 tables for this year
Discussion: Put minutes on website for board? Once approved make available to whole membership? Transparency. Redact memberships not approved. Start out just for the board? Discussions sometimes not for all. Maybe an abbreviated edition?
Call for motion to vote: Matt Schild: Everything except membership discussion but will put in approved. Approved.
Proposed 2014-15 meeting
Move June 16 to 28th for brainstorming (Goal setting) 2-3 hours 10-1pm
Vickie suggests Evite to board with dates for brainstorming; need people to come in with ideas
Dates library not open: Jan 19/Feb 16 2015
Have a lot of members from Springs: need to address; Poetry West, Hamien Writers
Newsletter/Colo. Librarian Conference: Margi Evans
Approved $200 for librarian conference in Oct.
Oct. 17/18 9-5 in Loveland
2 tables 2 days for $200
Tucson book festival; too expensive, too far- put on website
Final Business: Exchange of information between old and new board
Finished at 7:35pm.