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Governance Update, July 2023

The Board of Directors met on May 31 -June 2, 2023 at Simmons University in Boston Massachusetts, USA for Strategic Discussions and a Business Meeting. In attendance were Abebe Rorissa, PhD (President); Crystal Fulton, PhD (President-Elect); Naresh Agarwal, PhD (Past-President); Ina Fourie (Treasurer) Joan Bartlett, PhD; Maria Bonn, PhD; Tina Du, PhD; Lisa Hussey, PhD; Aylen Imeri, PhD; ; Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE (Executive Director). Guest in attendance: Kimberly Granados, CAE (Deputy Executive Director)

The Board discussed the following issues:

FY24 Budget
The Board reviewed an approved an FY24 budget that projects an operating deficit of $133,000 which includes all strategic investment for the year.

Strategic Initiatives/Discussion

  • Potential future increased collaboration and partnership with iSchools and ALISE
  • The future of ASIS&T meetings
  • ASIS&T History and the Pioneers of Information Science Project
  • ASIS&T's Role in Continuing Education
  • Defining, Identifying, Attracting and Engaging Practitioners

Knowledge Management
The Board approved a Records Management Policy and Procedures document.

Consent Agenda
The consent agenda was approved. It consisted of:

  • Minutes of January 2023 Meeting
  • April 2023 Financial Statements
  • April 2023 Membership Report
  • Committee Reports
  • Publisher’s Report

Next Board Meeting

The next meeting of the Board will be held as follows:

Monday, August 14, 2023
4:00 - 6:00 pm eastern

Via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 875 5155 5994
Passcode: 301495

All members are welcome to attend as observers without voice or vote.