Committee Progress Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field

**Type of report being submitted: Committee Progress Report

**Date:  February 28, 2003

**Committee Name:  Liaison Coordination and Support Ad Hoc Committee

**Supervising Board Member:  Shannon Tennant

**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Sigrid Kelsey, Co-Chair; Marilyn Ochoa, Co-Chair

**Committee members:  Zahra Baird, Glynis Grau, Courtney Young

**Activity in Current Reporting Period 

a)      Projects completed (For example, any procedures, tip sheets, checklists, etc. created during this period):

1.  Filled Ad Hoc Committee positions.

2.      Made recommendations to President for Liaison appointments.

3.      Drafted skeleton proposal for Program including roles and responsibilities. 

4.      Drafted Criteria for Liaisons and Terms of appointment

5.      Compiled list of ALA Units with which to liaise.

b)      Projects in progress but not yet completed:

Development of Liaison Program.

  *Establishment of plan to use Liaisons as a potential bridge for planning ALA programs.

**Action Items/Issues To Be Resolved (What is left to do, based on your Planning Report?
Have there been any substantial changes in plans since then? What items, if any, have been deferred until next year?):

  1. Affiliates program has been deferred until NMRT Liaison Program is underway.
  2. Liaison Program Issues:
    1. Revisit Liaison roles and responsibilities; Criteria for Liaisons; and Terms of appointment.
    2. Determine Policy/responsibilities for different liaison positions and determine timetables for liaisons.
    3. Determine Reporting format.
    4. Develop leadership and support structure.
    5. Decide how to keep members informed/to disseminate information.

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

**Report submitted by:  Marilyn Ochoa

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