BOG Meeting Minutes – January 9, 2013

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1. Minutes. The minutes of January 2, 2013, were accepted.

2. Meeting with Deputy Librarian. Pres. Moteff’s quarterly meeting with Dep. Lib. Dizard focused mostly on budget and potential sequestration. The Library is discussing options such as shutdown, furloughs, cutbacks in employee spending, and cutbacks in capitol police activity. They do not expect a full shutdown. The Library is willing to negotiate over furloughs, and doesn’t expect to give special treatment to any service unit of the Library over another.

3. Meeting with IFPTE Chris Langford. Meeting was productive, Mr. Langford will help CREA develop and implement a recruiting strategy. VP Grasso will chair a new membership committee; goal is to have someone from each division/office on the committee, and to form it within the next few weeks.

4. Open Time. Two grievances are currently in arbitration, the Board will vote next week on whether to proceed. The IronPort meeting will be on Friday, January 11.

Meeting adjourned at 12:45 p.m.


Philip Brogsdale
Valerie Grasso
Carol Hardy-Vincent
Chris Lewis
Julius Jefferson
Jack Moteff
Abby Rudman
Linda-Jo Schierow
Mallary Stouffer