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Trustees' Nominating Committee
Board of Trustees

April 4, 2012


 

Agenda for the Trustees Nominating Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.
McKim Orientation Room, McKim Building
700 Boylston Street, Boston MA 02116
Paul A. La Camera, Chairman

  1. Welcome
    Chairman Paul A. La Camera
     
  2. Review and Approval of the Minutes of the Meeting of March 15, 2011
    Chairman Paul A. La Camera
     
  3. Review of Trustees Nominating Committee Charge
    Chairman Paul A. La Camera and Trustee Carol Fulp
     
    The Trustees Nominating Committee is charged with nominating the slate of officers for the Board of Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston at the Annual Trustees Meeting on May 8, 2012 including:
     
    • Nomination of a Chairman
    • Nomination of a Vice Chairman
    • Nomination of a Clerk of the Board
     
  4. New Business
    Chairman Paul A. La Camera
     
  5. Adjournment
    Chairman Paul A. La Camera


Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston
Jeffrey B. Rudman, Chairman; Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, Vice Chairman;
Zamawa Arenas; Donna M. DePrisco; Carol Fulp; Paul A. La Camera; Dennis Lehane; Byron Rushing

President
Amy E. Ryan

Clerk of the Board
Nancy Grilk

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TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC LIBRARY OF THE CITY OF BOSTON
Minutes of Trustees Nominating Committee Meeting
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
McKim Orientation Room, McKim Building
Paul A. La Camera, Chairman

A meeting of the Trustees Nominating committee was held at the Boston Public Library, McKim Orientation Room, McKim Building, Copley Square, on Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

Present at the meeting were:  Chairman Paul A. La Camera; Trustee Carol Fulp; President Amy E. Ryan; and Nancy Grilk, Clerk of the Board.

Chairman La Camera presided.

The Chairman reviewed the Minutes from the March 15, 2011 Meeting. On a motion made and duly seconded, it was

VOTED: that, the Trustees Nominating Committee approve the minutes of the meeting held on March 15, 2011.

The Trustees Nominating Committee (Committee) is charged with nominating the slate of officers for the Board of Trustees of the Public Library of the City of Boston at the Annual Trustees Meeting on May 8, 2012, for a 1-year term beginning July 1, 2012 including:  nomination of a Chairman; nomination of a Vice Chairman; and nomination of a Clerk of the Board.

The Chairman invited discussion on the qualifications for and qualities of a Chairman of the Board, noting that the current Chairman, Jeffrey B. Rudman has been an effective leader of the Board.  His personal commitment and his generosity to the library are outstanding. The Nominating Committee unanimously agreed that Jeffrey B. Rudman fulfills all the criteria and recommends that he be re-nominated as Chairman.

The qualifications of the Vice Chairman of the Board include the importance of someone who could stand in for the Chairman of the Board. Evelyn Arana-Ortiz, who has served as Vice Chairman of the Board over the past year, fits into that role, and has done an excellent job as Chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee. The Nominating Committee unanimously agreed that Evelyn Arana-Ortiz fulfills all the criteria and recommends that she be re-nominated as Vice Chairman.

The Committee discussed the nomination of a Clerk of the Board. The Nominating Committee unanimously agreed that Nancy Grilk fulfills all the criteria and recommends that she be re-nominated as Clerk of the Board.

There being no new business, the Chairman adjourned the meeting at 11:38 a.m.

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