Meeting Minutes 3.7.2018

SGO Minutes

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Welcome/Introductions – 5 minutes

Open Forum – 10 minutes

  • What do you want to talk about?
    • Campus Integration – how will student centered space be impacted?

Financials – 3 minutes

  • Treasury update -Trish
    • Current balance – $3,515.37
      • EJ Smith $96.50 for MLA
      • Elizabeth Johnson $30 for ELM


  • Janis
    • Circulation (FB group) description has been updated to include alum, non-students and non-alum members have been removed
    • Decision was made tonight to update admin settings to allow FB group individuals to suggest member additions
    • Please use several ways to contact students, not just FB
    • Veronika Paprocka will be SGO’s contact after Bre Berg leaves on March 14 – contact her regarding Student Services

Nominations are Open for Academic Year 2018-19 SGO Leadership

  • Chair or Co-Chairs, Treasurer & Communications Officer positions must be elected every year. We have some graduations and some officers not seeking re-election. There are opportunities for excellent leadership experience within SGO!
  • Taking self-nominations and nominations until March 31st
  • Elections at the April 4th meeting (see Constitution)
    • New membership leads May meeting
    • Term is for the academic year

All-Student Group Meeting – 2 minutes

  • Meeting rooms scheduled March 10th 1pm-4pm CdC 17 & 19
    • Stop by this meeting to learn about all LIS student groups
    • Spend some time working on your ePortfolio during the informal gathering

AIIP-Association of Independent Information Professionals- 3 minutes

  • SAA/SLA discussing brown bag lunch scheduled March 17th 12-1pm. Molly’s Intro to Archives meets that afternoon.
    • Alum Lynn Strand will present info about AIIP and their conference
    • Location CdC 20

Student Groups – 5 minutes

  • ALA – Laura Gingras
    • 2 school librarians presented on March 3 with great turnout & questions
    • Chipotle fundraiser will be April 10 (during National Library Week)
    • Next meeting on March 21 & will include info about spring events!
    • Fall 2018 faculty advisor is TBD
  • SLA – Janis Shearer
    • Visit our blog for updates!
  • SAA – Heather Carroll
    • Working on new bookmarks and web updates
    • Re-initiating WARM Project
    • Community Project: Faculty advisor, Molly Hazelton is working with NW Airlines Archives @ Flying Cloud Airport, looking for museum volunteers, connect with Molly or Diane L if you’d like to get involved
    • Community Project: Minnsky Theatre, volunteer to organize for moving costumes and props with SAA
    • Planning Job seekers Panel on campus for April & end of semester Pub Quiz for semester end @ Groveland Tap
    • Planning Button Making Event
  • PLG – Rep
    • No report
    • Next meeting March 20

Committees Reports – 5 minutes

  • Standard I “Systematic Planning” – Edward Malnar (Faculty Chair is Dr. Lim)
    • No report
    • SGO will ask Dr. Lim if a new student is needed
  • Standard II “Curriculum”–Diane Lochner (Faculty Chair is Dr. Yukawa)
    • No meeting
  • Standard III “Faculty” – (Faculty Chair is Dr. Dahlen)
    • No report
    • Who will be the faculty chair for fall 2018?
  • Standard IV “Students” – (Faculty Chair is Dr. Lesniaski)
    • No report
  • Standard  V “Facilities” – Mary Pukenis (Faculty Chair is Dr. Ross)
    • No report

SGO Constitution Revision Committee Update – 2 minutes

  • Committee is looking over existing Constitution
  • Notes have been made, questions for Dr. Hammond & Dr. Yukawa are being formulated
  • Considering adding an Event Coordinator

Questions? Comments?



Diane,     Heather,     Lindsay,     Sarah,     Laura,     Deb,     Trish,     Janis,     Dan,     Libby,   Pang & Laura