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Virtual Quarterly Meeting & Moderated Discussion: Keeping Karamu House Archives in CLE

  • 16 Sep 2021
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Cisco Webex
  • Join us Sept. 16th, at 10am for the OPC Quarterly Membership Meeting online via Cisco Webex.  Following the business meeting, please join us to hear from Tony F. Sias, President and CEO of Karamu House, and Bill Claspy, Case Western Reserve University Team Leader of Scholarly Resources and Special Collections, to hear about the most recent collections donation to Case Western Reserve University.

    Also, please consider joining us for "Tea Time" where OPC colleagues arrive 15 minutes early at 9:45 am for a social pre-gathering.

    Meeting Information

    November OPC Quarterly Meeting     

    Thursday, Sept. 16, 2020    

    10:00 am  |  (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)  |  2 hrs     

    Meeting number (access code): 120 660 7459

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    Feel free to join early at 9:45 for a social pre-gathering to say "hello" to colleagues and discuss member updates.

    Agenda (10 - 11am):

1. Call to order, agenda review, introductions (Ashleigh Ferguson Schieszer, OPC Chair)

2.      Leadership updates
a.      Chair Report (Ashleigh Ferguson Schieszer, Chair)
                                                    i.     LSTA Conservation Care Class update, leadership 22-23
b.      Chair Elect Report (Jim Damico, Chair-Elect)
                                                    i.     2021 mini grant
c.      Approval of minutes (Jamye Jamison, Secretary)
d.      Review of finances (Miriam Nelson, Treasurer)
e.      Membership updates (Ashleigh and Miriam, Membership)
                                                    i.    Invoices, call to lapsed institutions, new members, dist list administration
f.       Marketing and Outreach Committee (Andrew Mancuso)
                                                    i.     Website & promotion updates
g.      Education and Programming report (Holly Prochaska and Kim Hoffman, Education and Programs)
                                                    i.   November quarterly event
3.      3. DEAI - Bylaws, mission, and land acknowledgement updates

15 Minute Break (11:00 - 11:15)

Preserving Performance Art Collections: Keeping The Karamu House Archives in Cleveland (11:15 - 12pm)

Tony F. Sias, President + CEO of Karamu House will introduce the Karamu House mission and discuss their recent donation of collections with Bill Claspy, the Case Western Reserve University Team Leader of Scholarly Resources & Special Collections.

Moderated by Andrew Mancuso, Preservation Librarian At Case Western Reserve University, Andrew will inquire about the contents of the archives, how the partnership was formed, and hopes for the future of the collections.

The recorded discussion is availale below:

Adjourn (12pm)

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