Board of Directors Meeting, Fall 2012

Thursday, October 04, 2012 to Friday, October 05, 2012
Meeting Type: 
Dalhousie University Libraries
Halifax, N.S.
Minutes Approved: 
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Highlights and Action Items: 

Motion to adopt the Unrestricted Funds Policy as presented. Approved.

Motion to amend By-law #47 Financial Year to read the fiscal year end of the Corporation shall be March 31. Approved.

Motion that until such time as the By-Laws are amended to comply with the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, the CAUL-CBUA Board of Directors shall agree to work within a fiscal year end of March 31. Approved.


  • MDY to inform CRKN re: Elaine MacInnis’ appointment as CAUL rep on NRT.
  • MDY, LB, GB to form By-Laws Revision Committee
  • LM, KK & PM to bring a draft CAUL-CBUA “about”/vision statement to winter meeting
  • GB to contact Directors re: committee priorities
  • J. Thompson to revise consortia purchasing statement for winter meeting
  • TH to edit the unrestricted policy as per LB suggestions
  • TH to prepare plan for sustaining CAUL-CBUA employee positions
  • GB to investigate an institution virtually hosting the lunch & learn series
  • Research/Innovation Grant Committee: provide guidelines for the innovation award;incorporate suggestions for dissemination of research (APLA Pres/Bulletin)
  • ML to check with APLA planning committee about strategic planning session
  • GB to look at the previous strategic planning session results & summarize to help move forward with planning