Minutes for Exec Meeting for December 5th, 2011

 

  • present: Keith, Susan, Dan, Michael, Stéfan (regrets: Richard)
  • approval of agenda, with addition of name change discussion
  • reports:
    • President French:
      • society name change committee added Dominic, looking for one more
      • FEDCAN payment page is to be presented to the ADHO SC for discussion and approval of a MOU – the site may serve as a model for other constituencies
    • President English: mostly ADHO business, we need a replacement webmaster
    • Treasurer: still waiting about news for disbursements from ADHO
    • Congress: bilingual CFPs are ready, will be released soon, ConfTool won’t be used this year (MES will find out more)
    • DS/CN: almost caught up, moving toward to issues a year, new infrastructure moving to Lethbridge almost ready
    • Website:
      • three main tasks: 1) cleaning and categorizing; 2) translation; 3) ongoing point person
      • possibility of webmaster in addition to members-at-large
      • motion (SS) for $500 for web clean-up, seconded (KL), carried
    • Nominations: inventory of positions (ADHO) and society
  • new business:
    • minutes & agendas:
      • default is public, filtered out on main page
      • DO action: go through previous agendas and minutes to ensure integrity
    • ADHO new membership: unanimous approval
    • explore possibility of expanding exec
    • name change for society prize: issues of internationalization, scope of award, emerging scholar (action SB will lead report from awards committee)
    • we need someone for the ADHO awards committee
    • MEB will be ADHO rep