Library Board Executive Committee
February 17, 2010
|Library Board Members
Therese VanBlarcom, President
Claudia Kelly, Vice President
John Pacheco, Secretary
Lois Langer Thompson
Attendees: Library Board members: President Therese VanBlarcom, Vice President Claudia Kelly, Secretary John Pacheco, past-President John Gibbs and Jill Joseph Budget & Finance Committee Chair. Staff: Director Lois Langer Thompson, Jennifer Nelson and Char Sohlberg. Public: Bacon and Associates Carolyn Bacon, Capstone Project Members Diane Leider and Timothy Stolz
Welcome and Approvals
President VanBlarcom called
the meeting to order at with a quorum in attendance. Claudia Kelly made a
motion to approve the agenda; seconded by John Pacheco. Motion passed. Ms. Kelly
made a motion to approve the summary of the
Lois Langer Thompson summarized strategic planning efforts that include an active role by Library Board members that is welcome. John Pacheco reviewed mandated Library Board roles. Carolyn Bacon from Bacon and Associates shared the process framework (relationships, planning template and timeline) and asked for Executive Committee feedback to articulate the roles before presenting the plan to the full Board for their endorsement. A kick-off meeting with a "futurist" guest speaker is planned followed by working sessions with Library Board members. Three scenarios were presented:
· Two 3-4 hour Library Board workshops. The first on Mission, Vision and Key Results followed by the second on Strategic Focus Areas; both attended by the Library Board, representatives from the County Board and library leadership.
· One 3-4 hour Library Board workshop that combines Mission, Vision, Key Results and Strategic Focus Areas to be attended by the Library Board, representatives from the County Board and library leadership.
3-4 hour Library Board workshop recognizing the current
Discussion followed. A
majority of Committee members were in favor of the third option. John Gibbs
recognized there are three Library Board appointments to be made by the
Agenda was set by the Library
Board President. Mr. Gibbs noted he is
unable to attend the Library Board meeting
Claudia Kelly made a motion to adjourn the committee meeting at ; which was seconded by John Pacheco. Motion passed.
Draft meeting summary will be forwarded to members to be approved at March 8, 2010 meeting.
committee meeting agenda topics: revised committee structure chart; Mr.
Pacheco-Library Board Strategic Plan; set
Approved March 8, 2010