Director’s Association

Upper Hudson Library System
Friday, March 7, 2003 At UHLS

Attending: Jeff Cannell (APLM); Ginny LaJuene (ALTM); Nancy Pieri (BETH); Carol Trager (BRUN); Darlene Miller (CAST); Deborah Canzano (COHS); Pat Nonamaker (EGRN); Barbara Nichols Randall (GUIL); Carol Gaillard (HOOF); Lenny Zapala (MEND); Pat Sahr (NASS); Margie Morris (POES); Paul Hicok (TROY); Phil Ritter (UHLS); Gail Sacco (VOOR); Barbara Schoen (WVLT)

Visitors: none

Meeting convened at 9:00am

Minutes:
Motion (Gaillard, Trager) to approve February 7, 2003 minutes. Carried.

UHLS: Phil Ritter

Horizon: P. Nonamaker

UHLS Administration: N. Pieri

Services: J. Felsten

Finance Committee & UHLS Board: J. Cannell

Central Library: J. Cannell

Nuts & Bolts:
GUIL: Has been awarded the DEMCO Grant through PLA – one library in the country receives this. It is for a cooperative with the library, the middle school, and the high school. Also there was discussion regarding protesters handing out leaflets at the library. Phil reminded everyone to have this topic covered in their library usage policy, as you would for any behavior rules. State as No Solicitation.
EGRN: A trustee on the Board is a lawyer and has been asked by NYLA to attend the ALA Training Institute to discuss library First Amendment issues.

Old Business:
None

New Business:
None

Motion: (Cannell, Zapala) Meeting adjourned 11:10 am. Next meeting April 4, 2003 at UHLS.