Governance Update, November 2021
October 29, 2021
The Board of Directors met on October 29, 2021 in Salt Lake City and via video conference. In attendance were Brian Detlor, PhD (President); Naresh Agarwal (President-Elect); Clara Chu, PhD (Past President); Ina Fourie, PhD (Treasurer); ); AJ Million (SIG Cabinet Director); Anna Maria Tammaro, PhD; Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE (Executive Director); and Chris Cunningham, PhD (Parliamentarian). Guests in attendance were: Abebe Rorissa, PhD (Incoming President-Elect); Tia Jia Du, PhD; and Joan Bartlett, PhD
ASIS&T Consulting Program
The Board discussed the updated consuting program business plan. Various issues were clarified and additional detail on intellectual property was suggested.
Executive Director Role & Responsibilities
The Board clarified the role of the Executive Director, agreeing that she should have full operational control to make decisions that do not impact policy or strategy.
ASIS&T Strategic Plan
The Board reviewed the status of the Strategic Plan and agreed that several changes should be made which will be voted on via iConnect.
The Board discussed committee charges and agreed on the 2021-22 charges for each Committee.
November 3, 2021
The Board of Directors met on November 3, 2021 in Salt Lake City and via video conference. In attendance were Naresh Agarwal, PhD (President); Abebe Rorissa, PhD (President-Elect); Brian Detlor, PhD (Past President); Ina Fourie, PhD (Treasurer); Joan Bartlett, PhD; Maria Bonn, PhD; Anna Maria Tammaro, PhD; Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE (Executive Director); and Chris Cunningham, PhD (Parliamentarian). Guests in attendance were Clara Chu, PhD & Agnes Mainka, PhD
Deanna Hall reported on the status of the Curator's Work Group.
Annual Meeting Debrief & AM22 Discussion
The Board discussed what worked well and not as well during the 2021 Annual Meeting, agreeing that overall the conference went quite well. Some improvements for how a hybrid meeting could be handled were suggested.
The discussion then turned to the 2022 Annual Meeting and whether or not to offer hybrid options for that meeting. The Board agreed that the 2022 Annual Meeting should be fully face-to-face to maintain the integrity of the meeting and control costs. Other presentation and attendance options for virtual participation will be made available to members throughout the year.
Next Board Meeting
The next meeting of the Board will be held as follows:
Monday, February 7, 2022
Meeting ID: 895 2450 5446
All members are welcome to attend as observers without voice or vote.