}CASLL Annual General Meeting
Kananaskis Guest Ranch, 13 May 1995
Present: Anthony Pare' (chair), Jo-Anne Andre, Laura Atkinson,
Sandy Baardman, Marcy Bauman, Martin Behr, Jim Bell, Bill
Boswell, Doug Brent, Geoff Cragg, Mary-Louise Craven, Glenn
Deer, Amanda Goldrick-Jones, Henry Hubert, Russ Hunt, Carl
Leggo, Andrea Lunsford, Jamie McKinnon, Barry Nolan, Renee
Norman, Karen Pancer, Margaret Procter, Pat Sadowy, Leslie
Sanders, Rhonda Schuller, Judy Segal, Laurence Steven, Douglas
1. The agenda was approved.
2. Minutes of the first AGM (May 1994, Fredericton) were
a) Financial Officer -- On behalf of the financial officer,
Kenna Manos, Doug V. presented the report. To date 59 people
have paid their 1994-95 membership fees. There have been no
expenses yet, so our total income is $3483.70.
It was agreed that CASLL fees would be based on the academic
year, and would be payable in October.
Note: Membership privileges include receiving the newsletter and
books produced by the publishing initiative. Fees ($27.50
regular, $17.50 student and underemployed) can be sent to Kenna
Manos, Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, 5163 Duke Street,
Halifax, NS B3J 3J6. Cheques should be made out to "Inkshed at
NSCAD." If you aren't yet a paid-up member of CASLL for 1994-95,
please become one now!
b) Inkshed newsletter: Mary-Louise and Leslie reported on the
newsletter. There was much discussion about the feasibility of
publishing CASLL computer network discussions in Inkshed. It
seemed to be the consensus that selecting and presenting such
contributions is an act of authorship, so someone would have to
volunteer to do it. The possibility of having different themes
for Inkshed issues was discussed. Mary-Louise and Leslie said
they were having difficulty getting copy, and encouraged
everyone to submit material as soon and as often as possible.
It was agreed that people who are receiving Inkshed but haven't
paid CASLL dues will be reminded of this by Mary-Louise.
c) Publishing initiative: On behalf of the publishing group
(Laura, Sandy, Pat, Stan Straw, and Neil Besner), Sandy reported
that two new books will be appearing by the end of the summer.
One is by Martin Behr (edited by Rick Coe) on the rhetoric of
Kenneth Burke; the other is an edited volume on gender and the deadline for proposals is 8 September 1995 and that the
review board consists of the entire Inkshed community.
Sandy discussed the marketing of these books (Coutts, CCTELA).
Andrea suggested a display table be set up at 4Cs. Sandy
encouraged everyone to get their library to order a copy.
4. Membership fees
The Board of Directors recommended, and people agreed, that the
annual fees remain at $27.50 (regular and institutional) and
$17.50 (student and underemployed).
5. Inkshed 13
Marcy, Andrea, and Russ initially agreed to host Inkshed 13 in
southern Ontario; however, after consulation with the Winnipeg
delegation, they changed their offer to Inkshed 14. Laura,
Sandy, and Pat agreed to host Inkshed 13 (1996) in Winnipeg;
thanks were extended to all.
6. Nominations for Board of Directors
Because Amanda and Anthony have come to the end of 1-year terms,
elections were held to replace them. Amanda and Margaret were
nominated, elected, and congratulated. The Directors therefore
Patrick Dias (1996)
Kenna Manos (1996)
Laura Atkinson (1997)
Judy Segal (1997)
Douglas Vipond (1997)
Amanda Goldrick-Jones (1998)
Margaret Procter (1998)
Patrick and Kenna continue as secretary and financial officer,
7. Vote of thanks
A hearty vote of thanks was extended to Doug Brent, Jo-Anne
Andre, Geoff Cragg, and Joanne Kabeary for making Inkshed 12 an
enjoyable and productive conference for us all.