Results of NASIG elections and Bylaws changes Eleanor Cook 02 May 2004 01:04 UTC
Please excuse the duplication across lists. NASIG ANNOUNCES RESULTS OF 2004 ELECTION The North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG) announces the five members newly elected to its Executive Board. These individuals will assume office immediately after the adjournment of NASIG's Annual Conference to be held 17-20 June 2004 at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The new Executive Board members are: Vice President/President-Elect: Mary Page Head of Acquisitions Rutgers University Secretary: Elizabeth Parang Serials Librarian Pepperdine University Members-at-Large: Jill Emery Director, Electronic Resources Program University of Houston Kevin Randall Head of Serials Cataloging Northwestern University Joyce Tenney Serials Librarian University of Maryland, Baltimore County Judy Luther (fulfilling the remainder of Mary Page's MAL slot) President, Informed Strategies They will join NASIG's previously elected officers on the 2004/2005 Executive Board: President : Steve Savage Head of Cataloging San Diego State University Past President Anne McKee Program Officer Greater Western Library Alliance Treasurer Denise Novak Head of Acquisitions Carnegie Mellon University Members-at-Large Carol MacAdam Associate Director, Library Relations JSTOR Stephanie Schmitt Manager of Serials Services Yale Law School In a separate vote, three proposed amendments to the NASIG Bylaws were all approved by the membership, and take effect immediately as of March 15, 2004. Approximately one third of the voting NASIG membership voted. Proposal #1, Addition of Membership responsibilities section, passed 342 for, 75 against, 6 abstaining. Proposal #2, Changes in nomination procedures, which updates and clarifies the nomination process for NASIG offices, passed 397 for, 23 against, 3 abstaining. Proposal #3, Secretary and Treasurer terms, which lengthens the terms for those offices to allow for training and smoother turnover, passed 400 for, 20 against, 3 abstaining. Established in 1985, NASIG is an independent organization that promotes communication and sharing of ideas among all members of the serials information chain. Its members are librarians, publishers, subscription agents, and others working with or concerned about serial publications. For more information, please see the NASIG home page at http://www.nasig.org.