Southeast Chapter Annual Report 2019

submitted by Sara Fay

Current Roster

  • Sara Nodine, Chair (2017-2019)
  • Jake Schaub, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (2018-2019)
  • Lina Sheahan, Secretary-Treasurer (2017-2019)
  • Keith Knop, Member-at-Large (2017-2019)
  • Monica Figueroa, Member-at-Large (2018-2020)
  • Grover Baker, Newsletter Co-Editor (2009- )
  • Shelley Rogers, Newsletter Co-Editor (2015- )
  • Jake Schaub, Web Page Editor (2016- )
  • David Hursh, Archivist (2010- )

List of Previous Goals and Progress Made

  1. Distribution of chapter meeting and national conference travel grants
    • Offered Pauline Shaw Bayne Travel Grant to Nurhak Tuncer to support travel to the annual chapter meeting to be held in Tallahassee, Florida. Due to Hurricane Michael, the 2018 annual SEMLA chapter meeting was not held. Grant was extended to recipient to attend 2019 chapter meeting in Oxford, Mississippi.
    • Offered a National Travel Grant to Elizabeth Uchimura to attend the 2019 meeting of the Music Library Association in St. Louis, Missouri.
  2. Plan and promote educational workshop ” Music in Libraries: Just the Basics”
    • This pre-conference workshop was planned and promoted for the 2018 chapter meeting in Tallahassee, Florida. Unfortunately, due to Hurricane Michael this workshop was canceled.
    • A pre-conference workshop is planned for the 2019 chapter meeting in Oxford, Mississippi.

List of Future Goals

  1. Increase awareness of SEMLA’s oral history interviews by publishing transcriptions of the interviews as a recurring feature in Breve Notes: Newsletter of the Southeast Chapter of the Music Library Association.  This supports the MLA Strategic Plan in the following ways