AHA Board Minutes, November 23, 2004


Present: Jim Cartwright, Ellen Chapman, Judy Kearney, Leilani Pyle, Linda

Soma, Andrew Wertheimer


Excused: Pat Ogburn, Helen Wong Smith


Jim called the meeting to order at 5:35. Minutes of the October meeting

were approved as corrected.


SOCIAL: Linda reported that 12 people have signed up so far. The cost is

$24.15 (includes tax and tip) and checks should be made out to AHA; Jim

and Linda will collect payment at the door. For door prizes, Jim will

bring a few AHA tote bags and other Board members said they will bring

appropriate gifts.


NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Outgoing Board members Judy, Leilani, Linda and Pat

will form the nominating committee; Judy was appointed chair and Jim will

be an adviser. The committee needs to find at least three names for Board

members, one for President, and assuming the proposed by-laws will be

accepted, one vice-president/president-elect. Linda distributed a current

list of members to aid in nomination considerations. The proposed slate

will be distributed to all AHA members at least 30 days before the annual

meeting at which the election of new officers and Board members will take



ANNUAL MEETING: The Hotel Lanai is full; names of B&Bs are in the recently

distributed Nov-Dec newsletter. James Mohr, speaker, has already made

arrangements for a B&B. Jim will check with Metal Edge representative

Larry Gates who indicated he would donate archival supplies and pay for a

coffee break at the meeting.


STUDENT MEMBERS: With approval of the Board, Jim will send a

congratulatory letter to all UHM LIS students graduating in December. They

will be invited to join AHA for one year at the student rate of $7.50 as

an introductory enticement.


ARCHIVES CLASS: Andrew reported that he will be teaching a three-week LIS

archives class in the last summer session of 2005.


The meeting was adjourned at 6:30.


Respectfully submitted,

Ellen Chapman, Secretary


*****Next Meeting*****  Tuesday, December 28, 2004, 5:30pm. The meeting

place is uncertain but will be announced at least a few days before the

28th. (The date for restoration of power to the main part of Hamilton

Library is unknown at this time.)