February 2011 Board Meeting Minutes

ETLA Business Meeting
February 2, 2011 6:00 PM

Sean McCollough Program
University of Tennessee at Knoxville’s Center for Children’s & Young Adult Literature

Susan Simmons
Lisa Travis
Chris Durman
Susan Poorbaugh
Martha Earl
Ann Viera
Judy Greeson
Tim Byrne
Matt Jordan
Carrie Beth Lowe
Linda Behrend
Caramia Willoway
Alison Jones
Andy Madsen
Sean McCullough, Speaker
30 students from IS 330

I. Welcome and Introductions: President Susan Simmons convened the Business Meeting at 6:16.  She welcomed ETLA members and guests from Cara Mia’s IS 330 class.

II. Approval of Agenda: skipped

III. Minutes-Distributed: Approval skipped

IV. Treasurer’s Report:  Approval skipped

Financial Statement

Balance             $1,323.56



Balance as of December 31, 2010          $1,323.56

Submitted by Susan Poorbaugh, Treasurer

V. Old Business:

Susan Simmons reported on the success of the Book Bash and Rugby Trip programs.

A.     Book Bash, September 2010

B.     Rugby Trip, November 2010

VI. New Business

A.     Rothrock Lecture  (Lisa Travis)- Lisa reported that planning for the Rothrock lecture for 2011 is in progress.

B.     Webinars (Ann Viera)- Ann reported that Pam Martin, University of Utah, will present a webinar on “Societal Foundations.” The webinar is potentially scheduled for March.

C.     Looking for candidates for ETLA treasurer and Vice President/President –Elect-Skipped

VI. Next Board meeting:  Brief gathering after tonight’s meeting

VII. Susan Simmons adjourned the meeting at 6:20. The program began at 6:21pm and concluded at 8:00pm.