The Amigos Library Services Nominating Committee has announced the slate of candidates for election to the Amigos Library Services Board of Directors. Candidate and voting information will be sent to the designated Voting Representatives of Amigos member institutions as part of an upcoming Call to Meeting email.
With Chair Ruben Aragon presiding, the Amigos Library Services Board of Directors met in Dallas on the morning of November 29, 2017. Chair Ruben Aragon announced that he had signed three new personnel policies: sexual harassment, family leave, and social media.
At its August meeting, the Amigos Library Services Board of Directors welcomed new Directors Beth Farwell from Baylor University in Waco Texas, Dean Hendrix from University of Texas-San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, Mary Blankenship Pointer, an Independent from Oklahoma City, OK and re-elected director Lisa Wells from Pioneer Library System (OK). Prior to the first board meeting of the new fiscal year, Amigos continued the tradition of holding an orientation session for the new directors to review policies, programs, and procedures. Chair Ruben Aragon, Vice Chair Sheila Johnson, Amigos President and CEO Alan Kornblau, and other Amigos leadership staff all participated in the informative session.