Committee Planning Report for 2005-2006

Vice Presidential Planning Committee



Type of report being submitted: Committee Planning Report


Date: August 16, 2005


Committee Name:  Vice Presidential Planning Committee


Supervising Board Member:  Amanda Roberts (


Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Bruce Stoffel (


Committee members:

Rebecca Immich (

Deana Groves (

Karen S. Davidson (

Alexis Linoski (

Maureen Barry (


Committee Charge: 

The Vice Presidential Planning Committee is an ad hoc NMRT committee charged with assisting the NMRT Vice President plan her presidential year.


2005 - 2006 Project Description / Goals: 

Assist NMRT Vice President Amanda Roberts with her planning for her year as NMRT President (2006-2007), providing assistance to her as requested.


Specific Objectives (numbers, tangible end-products):


1.         Assist with planning the Presidential Program for ALA Annual, Washington, D.C.,         June 2007.


            A.        Identify the program theme.

            B.         Identify program content.

            C.        Identify potential presenters.




            Recommendation to Vice President Amanda Roberts.





2.         Investigate the feasibility and advisability of creating a new, ongoing NMRT peer-          reviewed publication to provide opportunities for NMRT members to gain experience in            academic publishing.  In investigating this possibility, the committee will consider the potential impact on existing NMRT publications (e.g., Footnotes) and on existing             committees and services (Scholarship, Writing, and Research Committee and    NMRTWriter). 




            Committee report submitted to the Vice President for her consideration. 


            If appropriate, a proposal to the NMRT Board of Directors for creation of a new          publication.


Financial Report Section:


Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a. 0

Amount which you have spent so far this year

b. 0

Your estimated additional expenses this year

c. 0

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

d. 0

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

e. 0


f. Vendor support planned or anticipated for the year (either money or in-kind gifts), list here:  None


g. Vendor support requested: NA


h. Vendor support received: NA


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):  None


b. On-site conference volunteers: None


c. Publicity planned for the committee (posting to other discussion lists, official press release for webpage, etc.):  None



Report submitted by:  Bruce Stoffel, Chairperson


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