ASLCS International Communication and Development Committee Meeting Minutes

NCSL Legislative Summit
Louisville, Kentucky
July 25, 2010


Call to Order

The meeting of the International Communication and Development Committee was called to order by Steve Arias, NM, Chair. 


The following members of the committee were present:


Stephen Arias (NM), Chair


Ann Krekelberg (AK)


Laura Clemens (OH), Vice-Chair


Sue Kumpulainien (CA)


Robert Altmann (WV), Vice-Chair


William MaGill (VT)


Dave Avant (AL)


Steven Marshall (VT)


Diane Bell (FL)


Al Mathiowetz (MN)


George Bishop (VA)


Brad Metcalf (KY)


Bradley Bolin (IL)


Ann-Berit Moyle (NV)


Lee Cassis (WV)


Janet Pruitt (NC)


Claire Clift (NV)


Melanie Reekes (VA)


Ann Cornwell (AR)


Don Richardson (MS)


Bernard Dean (WA)


Sherry Rodriguez (NV)


John Garrett (VA)


Susan Clarke Schaar (VA)


Judy Hall (OR)


Patsy Spaw (TX)


Pat Harris (AL)


Alfred Speer (LA)


Brad Hendrickson (WA)


Sandy Tenney (UT)


Russell Humphrey (TN)


Philip Twogood (FL)


Steve James (MA)


Robert Ward (FL)


Chewetta Johnson (MS)


Peter Wattson (MN)


Crystaline Jones (AK)


Denise Weeks (NC)


Diane Keetch (NV)


Jeannine Wood (ID)


Tim Kehoe (CT)


Paul Ziriax (OK)


Joel Kintsel (OK)


Other members/guests in attendance included Robert Haney (TX), Scott Kaiser (IL), Dowe Littleton (AL) and Chad Mariage (Ottawa, Canada). 

Approval of Minutes

Upon a motion by Dave Avant (AL), seconded by Ann Cornwell (AR), the minutes of the last meeting held April 10, 2010, during the Spring Meeting, in New York, New York, were approved. 

Old Business

Chair Arias stated that the International Directory had been sent to society members. He thanked the Washington State staff that helped him with the publication.  

Chair Arias and Program Chair Scott Kaiser have been in communication in regards to the upcoming PDS concurrent session, “How Do They Do It? Comparative Legislative Practices”.  

Letter and invitations for the 2010 PDS in Milwaukee have been sent to members of SALSA, CATTS, ANZACATT, ANOMAC and Costa Rica. 

New Business

The ANOMAC meeting will be held in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico from August 26th – 28th.  


Upon a motion by Denise Weeks (NC), seconded by Ann Cornwell (AR), the meeting was adjourned. 

Respectfully submitted,
Melanie Reekes (VA), Recorder