Agenda
Executive Committee Meeting
American Chemical Society's Division of Chemical Information (CINF)

Saturday, August 18, 2007 in Boston Convention Center
Room 105, 1:00PM - 5:00PM

  1. Introductions (Erja Kajosalo) – 15 mins
    1. Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting
    2. Division Open Meeting
    3. CAS Presidential Symposium (CINF co-sponsor, schedule changes)
    4. ChemLuminary Award finalists reception on Tue 8/21
    5. Innovative Grant proposals submitted
  2. Division Business – 60 mins
    1. Election results (Dave Martinsen)
    2. Podcasting project report (Andrea Twiss-Brooks)
    3. ACS Symposium series – how should the “profits” be shared (Chuck Huber or EK)
    4. Herman Skolnik reception – funding (EK)
    5. Proposal: funding aid for functionaries to attend national meetings (attached) – EK
    6. CINF luncheon ticket price (should the luncheon pay itself => ticket over $30?) – EK
    7. Strategic Planning Taskforces’ reports – next steps - EK
    8. Other items

    BREAK – 15 mins
     

  3. 3. Committee and Officer Reports
    1. Council (Bonnie Lawlor/Andrea Twiss-Brooks)
    2. Education (Susan Cardinal/Song Yu)
    3. Fundraising (Graham Douglas)
    4. Membership (Silvia Lee or rep)
    5. Program (Leah Solla)
    6. Publications (Beth Thomsett-Scott)
      · Friday 8/17 web presence meeting report
    7. Finance/Treasurer (Marge Matthews)
      · 2008 budget proposal - Dave Martinsen
    8. Procedures manual, By-laws (Susanne Redalje)
      · E-elections – practical aspects – a taskforce to investigate?
    9. Awards (Guenter Grethe or rep)
      · Life-time membership proposal
    10. Careers (EK reports)