Preservation Committee: March 3, 2015

Conference Call

Members attending:

  • Miriam Centeno 2014-2016, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jenny Dunbar 2014-2015, College of DuPage
  • Sandra Fritz 2013-2015, Illinois State Library
  • Lorraine Olley 2013-2015, University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary
  • Anne Thomason 2014-2017, Lake Forest College  

Members absent:

  • Gregory MacAyeal, 2014-2017, Northwestern University
  • Beth McGowan 2013-2016, Northern Illinois University  

Staff attending:

  • Elizabeth Clarage
  • Nicole Swanson


  • Minutes of the February 3, 2015 meeting were approved at the meeting
  • The committee will wait to fill the empty slots of Jennifer Ho and Julie Wroblewski until the next term.
  • The meeting was adjourned at 10:14 am


  • Julie Wroblewski has resigned from the committee.
  • The Spring Preservation Tour on March 9 has twenty-nine attendees.  We are looking forward to meeting everyone in Springfield.
  • The Burn Recovery Workshop work is going forward.  Eddie Bain will be one of the speakers for the day.
  • CARLI is going to make a call for committee volunteers this month.  

Tasks assigned

  • Preservation Survey
    • Miriam will send definitions to be added to the Survey for both preservation and conservation to the group for approval.
    • Elizabeth will make the noted changes to the Survey and send them to the committee for comment.
    • Nicole and Elizabeth will send the Survey out to the membership once a last review from the committee is completed.
  • Sandra will let Elizabeth and Nicole know the contact name at the State Library for the lunch preparation for the Preservation Tour in Springfield.
  • Greg is next for the Preservation Tip.
  • When the call for volunteers comes out, please make any recommendations you can for the Preservation Committee.  There will be five vacancies for this committee as of July 1.
  • Lorraine and Miriam will work on the Fall Blog post.
  • Keep an eye out for the announcement of our in-person April meeting.  Lunch and parking information will be included.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines

  • Next Meeting: In-person, April 7 from 10:00 – 3:00 at the College of DuPage