2023 CRL Council of Voting Members Meeting

Event Logistics

Thursday, April 27, 2023
12:00 - 3:00 PM Central
Andrea Duntz - aduntz@crl.edu

On Thursday, April 27th, the CRL community will come together in the annual convening of the Council of Voting Members. The Council of Voting Members meeting plays a critical role in the CRL governance structure. During this annual convening, colleagues from across the CRL community will assess the state of the cooperative and shape its future directions. While there is no limit on attendance at the Council of Voting Members meeting for affiliates of CRL member institutions, only two designated members from each institution may cast votes during the voting portions of the meeting.

Thursday, April 27, 2023 — CRL Council of Voting Members Meeting

  • 12:00 — Welcome – Adriene Lim, Chair 
  • 12:15 — President’s Report: State of the Consortium – Greg Eow, President
  • 12:45 — Secretary’s Report – Lorelei  Tanji, Secretary
  • 1:00 — Treasurer’s Report – Roger Schonfeld, Treasurer 
  • 1:20 — Nominating Committee Report – Adriene Lim, Chair  
  • 1:30 — Break 
  • 2:00 — CRL Collections and Services Policy Committee (CSPC) + CRL International Collections and Content Group (ICCG) Update on Current Projects and Coming Initiatives 
  • 2:45 — Wrap-up, Reflections, Adjourn – Greg Eow, President 

Friday, April 28, 2023 — Keynote Address

  • 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m. — “CRL and the Postcolonial Knowledge Commons: From Call to Action to Community Practice,” Greg Eow, CRL President 

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