Committee Planning Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field


**Type of report being submitted: Committee Planning Report for 2004-2005 (MW to MW timeframe)


**Date: May 1, 2004


**Committee Name:  Handbook Committee



**Supervising Board Member:  Chrissie Anderson Peters



**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Stephanie DeClue



**Committee members:  Tracey Reed, Wendy Westgate, Andrea Cheney, Johnna Childs, Laura Kortz, Lara Martinez, Brooke Lippy


**Committee Charge: 


The purpose of the committee is to develop a handbook that will provide pertinent information on the goals, history, and major functions of NMRT for those associated with the Round Table.


**2003 - 2004 Project Description / Goals: 


Continue updating and editing the Handbook.


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


-         Finish editing and updating the Committees section of the Handbook, based on new material sent in by committees.

-         Create new entries for committees not yet represented in the Handbook.

-         Work on creating content for Section 1 of the Handbook as follows:

- Create content for NMRT Organizational Chart


- Add other officers to the Past NMRT Officers page

- Add link to .pdf file for the 2003-2004 budget to the Budget page


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: 




g. Vendor support requested: (From the above list, what, if any, has been requested from the Exhibitor Contact and Relations Committee?)




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 webpage creation, web form creation, web database, web database, scripting, etc): 


The Handbook Chair has attended ALA Web Server training and can take care of most Handbook changes.  We will need to reply on Web Committee to assist with some more major changes to the Handbook such as the Organizational Chart.


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 webpage, etc.): 




**Report submitted by:  Stephanie DeClue, 04-05 Handbook Committee Chair


**Email address: