Committee Planning Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field


**Type of report being submitted: Committee Planning Report


**Date:  1/01/03


**Committee Name:  Local Arrangements    


**Supervising Board Member:  Joseph Yue


**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Heather Underwood Momberger


**Committee members:  Ariel Lebowitz, Jessica Placke, Dante Tange


**Committee Charge:  Oversee local conference arrangements for NMRT committees.  


**2002 - 2003 Project Description / Goals: The Local Arrangements Committee assists other NMRT committees with Annual Conference arrangements by making local contacts and providing information. It also prepares guides to the conference city.

The committee provides local information of interested to NMRT members or any ALA conference attendees, who are budget travelers, solicit gifts from retailers, restaurants, ... for door prizes at NMRT conference events at Annual 2003.

The committee coordinates conference events with other committee and provides on-site support as needed and identifies programs, services, information that will enhance NMRT's goal and mission for conference attendee.    


**Specific Objectives (numbers, tangible end-products): 

  1. Develop a list of DJ's to play at the social.
  2. Develop a list of resources of activities in Toronto
  3. Develop a list of web resources for the budget traveler.
  4. Solicit donations from retailers and restaurants


** Specific Timeline for Activities:

Location for Social:  December 2002

DJ list:  February 1, 2003

Web resources: February 1, 2003

Solicit donations from restaurants and retailers: April 1,2003


 Financial Report Section:


Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a. N/A

Amount which you have spent so far this year

b. N/A

Your estimated additional expenses this year

c. N/A

Total of amount spent and additional "estimated" expenses for this year (b+c)

d. N/A

Difference between budgeted amount and total expenses from above (a-d)

e. N/A


f. Vendor support planned or anticipated for the year (either money or in-kind gifts), list here:  N/A


g. Vendor support requested: (From the above list, what, if any, has been requested from the Exhibitor Contact and Relations Committee?)  We will solicit gifts from retailers and restaurants in Toronto for door prizes.


 h. Vendor support received: (From the above list, what if any, has been received?)



Specific Needs/Support (non-financial): (For the categories below, please include approximate date service needed)


a. Web Support (help with web page creation, web form creation, web database, web database, scripting, etc):  N/A


 b. On-site conference volunteers: (include estimated numbers needed and brief job description)


c. Publicity planned for the committee (posting to other discussion lists, official press release for web page, etc.):  N/A


**Report submitted by:  Heather Underwood Momberger


**Email address: