2013 Spring Public Library Directors Meeting

May 15-16 | Athens, GA



Athens Regional Library System
2025 Baxter Street, Athens, GA 30606-6331



May 15
Directors Meeting: 9 am-4 pm – 1st Floor Multi-purpose Room B
GA Council: 4 pm-5 pm – 1st Floor Multi-purpose Room B
Meeting w/Matt Thornhill: 6:00 pm-9 pm Auditorium


May 16
Directors Meeting: 9 am-1 pm – 1st Floor Multi-purpose Room B


Directors Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, May 15, 9am ‐ 4pm

Welcome Introductions Lamar Veatch, State Librarian
GPLS staff reports Emily Almond, Director of Information Technology, Pat Herndon, Director of GLASS, Elizabeth McKinney, Director of PINES & Alan Harkness, Assistant State Librarian for Library Development
Strategic Partnerships Update David Baker, Director Communications & Strategic Partnerships
Knight Foundation Toby Graham, Deputy University Librarian University of Georgia; Thomas Jones, Library Director, Middle Georgia Regional Library
Library Memories Project Kathie Ames, Library Director, Athens Regional Library System
L U N C H, 12 noon – 1:30pm On Your Own
Pew Research Center Lee Rainie, Director, Internet & American Life Project
TIAA‐CREF, GA529 Plan Program Mary Lehman, 529 College Savings Program Manager with TIAA‐CREF Tuition Financing
Georgia Relay Ellen Rolader, Georgia Outreach Coordinator
RPLAC elections Anne Isbell, Library Director, Lake Blackshear Regional Library
Meeting Adjourned

Thursday, May 16, 9am – 1pm

Welcome Legislator Recognition State Representatives Earl Ehrhart and Terry England
BOR Update Dr. Steve Wrigley, Executive Vice Chancellor
MAS program, Clayton State University Richard Pearce‐ Moses, Director, Master of Archival Studies program with the College of Information & Mathematical Sciences
RPLAC report Anne Isbell, Library Director, Lake Blackshear Regional Library
Strategic Plan Update Julie Walker, Deputy State Librarian
Keep Georgia Beautiful Sarah Visser, Executive Director
Legal Update Marti Minor, Attorney, U.S. Court System
Meeting Adjourned