Canadian-American Relations Committee Meeting Minutes

NCSL Legislative Summit
San Antonio, Texas
August 8, 2011
 


Call to Order

The meeting of the Canadian-American Relations Committee was called to order by Denise Weeks, NC.

Attendance

The following members of the committee were present:

 

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Ann Cornwell (AR)

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Ann Krekelberg (AK)

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Polly Emerson (TX)

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Dowe Littleton (AL)

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Lourdes Guerra (TX)

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Suzi Lowell (AK)

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Pat Harris (AL)

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Denise Weeks (NC)

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Crystaline Jones (AK)

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Joyce Wright (AL)


Other members/guests in attendance included Joy Murphy, AL; Kirsten Waid, AK and Bill Horn, AL.

Approval of Minutes

Upon a motion by Pat Harris, seconded by Dowe Littleton, the minutes of the last meeting held April 16, 2011, during the Spring meeting in Pittsburgh, PA were approved.

Old Business

Denise Weeks reminded the committee that in conjunction with the International Communications and Development Committee the Canadian American Relations Committee will host a reception for International guests on the first evening of the PDS in Branson, MO. Pat Harris reported on the recent Canadian Clerks at the Table meeting that he attended in New Brunswick, Canada. He also gave an update and distributed the draft agenda for the Joint Canadian American meeting scheduled for Oct. 13-17 in Montgomery, AL. He said that Canadian attendance was expected to be greater than in previous years and he encouraged all ASLCS members to attend. Denise Weeks and Debbie Deller will be contacting attendees to serve on panels for the program.

Adjournment

Upon a motion by Pat Harris, seconded by Dowe Littleton, the meeting was adjourned.