Preservation Committee Meeting: December 14, 2015


Members Attending:

  • Patrick Brown, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Mary Burns, Northern Illinois University
  • Miriam Centeno, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Jenny Dunbar, College of DuPage
  • Greg MacAyeal, Northwestern University
  • Jamie Nelson, DePaul University
  • Melanie Schoenborn, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Members Absent:

  • Beth McGowan, Northern Illinois University
  • Anne Thomason, Lake Forest College

Staff Attending:

  • Elizabeth Clarage
  • Nicole Swanson


  • Jamie Nelson was selected to take minutes.
  • The December 2015 agenda was accepted.
  • The October 2015 minutes were approved.
  • The November 2015 minutes were approved.
  • Additions to the Preservation Information & News were approved.
  • Meeting adjourned at 10:26 a.m.


  • Happy Holidays!

Discussion Items

  • Newsletter tips
    • The format and purpose of the newsletter tips was explained to new member Jamie Nelson. Jamie agreed to take on March (Disaster Planning).
    • Melanie agreed to take on April (Grant Writing).
    • Jenny stated that her tips (still image) will be completed shortly.
    • Greg stated that his tips (sound) will be completed by December 21st.
  • Preservation Information & News
    • Members reviewed proposed links prior to the conference call, and agreed to the additions.
  • Spring Open House
    • Miriam will be meeting with Josh Harris soon to get a feel for the day.  Miriam will create and outline for the afternoon breakout sessions.  Registration will open February 22nd.
    • Spring In Person Meeting
    • Agenda will include a post-mortem of the open house/workshop, as well as other on-going business.

Tasks Assigned

  • Jamie was assigned the March newsletter tip (Disaster Planning)
  • Melanie was assigned the April newsletter tip (Grant Writing)

Next Meeting Dates

January 25, 2015 (fourth Monday)
February 15, 2015
March 21, 2015
April 19, 2015
May 16, 2015
June 20, 2015