2014 (October) Site Selection Committee Meeting Minutes

10/9/2014

American Society of Legislative Clerks and Secretaries (ASLCS)

ASLCS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR
Baton Rouge, La.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Call to Order

The meeting of the Site Selection Committee was called to order by Brad Young (OH), chair.

Attendance

The following members of the committee were present:

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Brad Young (OH), Chair

 

Obadiah “Obie” Rutledge (OR)

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Ann Cornwell (AR), Vice Chair

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Joe Prange (OR)

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Sara Armistead (VA), Vice Chair

 

Megan Totino Consedine (PA)

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Gina Spartz (AK)

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Kim Cox (TN)

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Jacquelynn “Jackie” Schulz (AK)

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Daniel Hicks (TN)

 

Dave Avant (AL)

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Tammy Letzler (TN)

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Pat Harris (AL)

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Nanette Mitchell (TN)

 

Joyce Wright (AL)

 

Polly Emerson (TX)

 

Paula Rossetto (CA)

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Tracy Ortiz (TX)

 

Sandra Daly (CA)

 

Melanie Newby (VA)

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Jennifer Novak (ID)

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Lisa Gilmer (VA)

 

Scott Kaiser (IL)

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Cathy Hooe (VA)

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Corey Carnahan (KS)

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Jeannine Layell (VA)

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Susan Kannarr (KS)

 

Tricia Vaughn (VA)

 

Brad Metcalf (KY)

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Jackie Scott (VA)

 

Donna Holiday (KY)

 

Sarah Armistead (VA)

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Yolanda Dixon (LA)

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Jay Braxton (VA)

 

Angela Smith (LA)

 

Jan Waldrop (VA)

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Kathy White (MO)

 

Michelle Wright (VA)

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Elaine Logan (MO)

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Steve Marshall (VT)

 

Andrew Ketchings (MS)

 

Rachel Veum (WI)

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Lisa Davis (MS)

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Sarah Burhop (WI)

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Ann Luck (NC)

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Greg Gray (WV)

 

Kim Miranda (NE)

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Kristin Canterbury (WV)

 

Jamie Kruse (NE)

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Patty Benskin (WY)

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Lenore Naranjo (NM)

 

 


Other members/guests in attendance included: Russell Humphrey (TN), 2014-15 ASLCS President Julianna Singh (AK), Martha Hopson (AK), Sadie Ingalls (AK), Heidi Mayeux (LA), Jacqueline Bell (MS), Jim Madden (MS), Denise Weeks (NC), Terry Rumley (NC), Michele Poole (NC), James White (NC), Nancy Goodman (NC), Cyndy Johnston (OR), Greg Glass (TN), Scott Caffey (TX), Nancy Ellison (UT), Johnye Bennett (VA), Barbara Lecarpentier (VA), Sarah Huber (VA), Rose Ramsey (VA), Mick Bailey (WV), Sam Rowe (WV), Marguerite Duda (WV), and Robert Altmann (WV).

New Business

Denise Weeks (NC) encouraged members to attend the 2015 ASLCS Fall Meeting in Raleigh, N.C.The conference dates are Sept. 20-25, 2015. One of the social events will be a barbecue cook-off and select members will be the judges.

President-elect Russell Humphrey (TN) thanked the committee members for volunteering. He encouraged all members to become more involved and to sign up for chair and vice chair positions. He explained the responsibilities of hosting the conference, budget considerations, and the role of the committee of assisting in the identification of potential sites and providing guidance to the host states.

Brad Young (OH), chair, opened discussion for suggestions of the 2016 site for the ASLCS conference. Idaho, Mississippi, and Florida were mentioned as possible sites. The conference will be celebrating its 50th anniversary, so the meeting should be organized around the celebration.

Susan Kannarr (KS) discussed the revision of the Host manual. Revisions include a more user-friendly format, updated budget figures, and description of a hybrid-host state meeting. She explained the differences between traditional host, no-host, and hybrid-host state meetings.

Adjournment

Upon a motion by Brad Young (OH), chair, seconded by Pat Harris (AL), the meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,
Brad Young (OH), chair
Sarah Armistead (VA), vice chair