Chemical Literature, Volume 27, Number 1, Spring 1975 Page: 1
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SPRING 1975_ _CHEMICAL LITERATURE 1
Division of Chemical Literature
Minutes of t:e
Executive Committee Meeting
Monday, September 9, 1974
Conference Room, Howard Johnson Motel
Atlantic City, New Jersey
The Executive Committee was called to order by the Chairman,
Charles Granito, at 7 00 p.m. The following were present:
Charles Granito Patricia McDonnell
Barbara Montague Cynthia O'Donohue
Mary H. Reslock Gabrielle Revesz
E-mma June Tillmanns Herman Skolnik
Ben Well Steven Tauber
Carleton C. (onrad Bruno Vasta
Minutes of the last meeting, as reported in the Chemical Literature
bulletin, were accepted.
Chairman, (harles Granito
(hairman Granito accepted the report of the nominating committee
and extended congratulations to the newly elected officers
(hairman-elect Bruno M Vasta
Treasurer Judy D. Hale
Councilor Carleton (. Conrad
Alternate Councilor James E. Rush
The nominating committee (Alan Gelberg, Melvin Spann and Steven
Tauber) was thanked and excused
Chairman-Elect, B Montague
The ('hairman-elect submitted a proposed budget for 1975
Total expected income $3,100
Total expected expense. $2,900
Net $ 200
$600 was included for the cost of Continuing Education - Workshops.
Advance registration for the two workshops, scheduled for
Thursday, September 12, has been very slow -- they may have to be
cancelled and rescheduled fora laterdate. Chairman Granito suggested
future budgeting for continuing education, but more advance publicity
for scheduled events. The assistant secretary's expenses will be
greater, as anticipated, with the additional responsibility of membership
B Montague also reported on an ACS conference for incoming
chairmen which she attended on Saturday, September 7 ACS is proposing
divisional subsidies and funding to cover operational costs of
meetings A base allotment of $250/meeting has been proposed. It was
also suggested that a grant be provided for innovative programming.
Secretary, M Reslock
The Secretary reported on need for Divisional stationary. ACS
operational services will print according to specifications and will bill
the Division. (The services will also pnnt newsletters and mail ballots
on request) Arrangements for stationary will be made as soon as the
new l)ivision name has ACS approval.
Letters ot notification were sent to all nominees on the July 19)74
ballot on August 1974.
Treasurer, J HIale (not present)
The Treasurer's report shows a balance of $6303 75. Expenses for
the Atlantic (ity workshops were not included - they may be as much
as $600 (; Reves/ and B. Montague pointed out the discrepancies in
tlhe subscription and membership lists. The Treasurer will be asked to
resolve the difference It was pointed out that A('S by-laws do not
permit a chemist to hold affiliate membership
Assistant Secretary, F.J. Tillmanns
The Assistant Secretary suggested sending to all nesw meninhers
letters of welcome, copies of thie constitutionn and Bylaws,. lists o
officers and forms for soliciting program and meeting suggestions S
Tauber added that a list of expected services could he included
The July 1 updated membership list from tile A( S office listed h3i
members; only 712 mailing labels
Councilors (no incumbents present)
H. Skolnik arranged for (ouncilor-Flect, ( ( ( onrad to represent
the Division at the ACS (ouncil meetings
Program, B Vasta
B. Vasta, as (hairman-Elect, will work with Program ('hairminl
Cynthia O'Donohue in 1975 Tentative plans tor the 1975 April
meeting In Philadelphia include three symposia
1. Impact of on-line information services ('hairmanl Todd Wlpkc
2. User reaction to CAS services (hairman (ynthia ()')oinolic
3 To be announced.
Constitution, S Tauber
The eight proposed revisions to the ('onstitution which were submitted
to membership vote, were accepted by a majority of' tle tembers.
The Secretary will now send the revisions to the A('S National
office for approval and ask for the publication of a new constitution n
which will include all revisions to date. The By-laws committee report
was accepted. The committee was thanked and excused
Long-range Planning, F. Fallon
Nothing to report.
Chemical Literature, G. Revesz
The net expense of printing and mailing the Fall 1974 issue otf the
bulletin was $343. The membership list was updated and corrected bs
E.J Tillmanns, Assistant Secretary, but still contains some errors (as
Professional Activities/Education, B Schlessillger and 1) Mcndenhall
(not present )
The Thursday, Sept. 12 workshops may have to be cancelled as
so far no registrations have been received. Earlier advertising and
special flagging in the bulletin are recommended for future efforts
C. Granito (for D Mendenhall) reported that three positions hlad
been filled through the job referral service
Job list requestors 68
Openings 19 (7 indirect
Total circulated 26
The committee suggested that the Division should pursute anlx. sis
of tile service, perhaps as a master degree study TIle suggCstio)n wss
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