American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries Professional Journal Committee Minutes

Summer Meeting
Chicago, Ill.
August 6, 2012

Call to Order
The meeting of the Professional Journal Committee was called to order by Polly Emerson (TX), Vice-Chair.
The following members of the committee were present: 


Bernadette McNulty, Chair (CA)


Angela Murphy (VA)


Polly Emerson, Vice-Chair (TX)


Richard Puffer (DE)


Shannon Chambers (NV)


Terry Rumley (NC)


Megan Consedine (PA)


Jackie Schulz (AL)


Brian Ebbert (CA)


Paul Smith (NH)


Jeff Finch (VA)


Tammy Tackett (MO)


D. Hobie Lehman (VA)


Robert Taylor (OR)


Ann Luck (NC)


Bob Ward (FL)


Cal Ludeman (MN)




Approval of Minutes
Upon a motion by Polly Emerson (TX),  seconded by Hobie Lehman (VA), the minutes of the last meeting held April 21, 2012 during the Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona were approved.
Old Business
The committee discussed possible authors for current articles, articles for future publications, and options for recruiting them. The committee also discussed the duties and responsibilities of the editorial board. Questions were raised about what makes a good article for the Professional Journal. 
Upon a motion by Terry Rumley (NC),  seconded by Megan Consedine (PA), the meeting was adjourned.