Minutes of the Business Meeting

of the ACRL/Louisiana Chapter

at the Joint Meeting of

ACRL/Louisiana Chapter and the Academic Section of LLA

Sunday, March 4, 2001

Lafayette, LA



Rebecca Stenzel, President of ACRL/Louisiana introduced all officers and board members present at the business meeting.  Those introduced included: Laverne Simoneaux, Secretary/Treasurer; Cathy Tijereno, Chair of Publicity Committee; and Judy Irvin, Chair of Elections.


Treasurer's Report

Laverne Simoneaux gave a treasurer's report and suggested that we may want to sponsor a speaker for the fall meeting.


Membership Report:

Rebecca Stenzel gave membership report.  She spoke about the identified liaisons at each university and the successful membership drive which took place in the Fall 2000.  She spoke about how members of ACRL National may join ACRL/LA for free and to be a state member of ACRL/LA only costs


Old Business

Stenzel spoke about the success of the ACRL/LLA-LOUIS Users Group Conference which took place in the fall at Nunez CC in Chalmette.


Stenzel encouraged LLA conference particpants to attend the post-conference workshop, Copyright Law in the Age of Technology,  featuring Laura Gasaway the Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  The post-conference is being co-sponsored by the State Library of LA, the Academic Section of LLA, LSU Libraries, the USGS National Wetlands Research Center Library and ACRL/Louisiana Chapter.

New Business


Stenzel thanked the Election committee including Cathy Tijereno and Judy Irvin and Judy Irvin who served as teller for the election.  Vice President/President Elect is Laverne Simoneaux of Southeastern Louisiana University and Secretary/Treasurer is Ginger Bryan of Bossier Parish Community College.


Stenzel went further to announce that next fall's ACRL/LA-LUG Conference will be held in Hammond, Louisiana at SLU.


Meeting Adjourned.


Respectfully submitted,

Laverne Simoneaux


Laverne Simoneaux, MLIS
User Education Librarian
Sims Memorial Library
Southeastern Louisiana University
SLU 10896
Hammond, Louisiana  70402
Phone:504-549-3965; Fax: 504-549-3995