August 28, 2001



Professional Activities Committee  (PAC)

2000/2001 Annual Report


PAC Members

Mary Eldredge, Chair

Bob Heyer-Grey, Vice-Chair/Chair- Elect

Katherine Chambers

John Ward


For 2000/01:

            Number of represented librarians:  35

            Number of non-represented librarians: 10


Total PAC funding allocated for 2000/2001 was $25,660.00, a 12% increase above 1999/00 funding and a 49% increase above 1998/99 funding.  The funds were divided as follows:           

            Represented Total Funding:  $19,958.00

            Non-represented Total Funding:  $5,702.00


The initial allocation for each librarian for the year was $575.00.  During the year the following reimbursements were made:


            Represented:  $13,516.11 (28 librarians)

            Non-represented:  $4,325.00 (8 librarians)


At the end of the fiscal year the unexpended funds were distributed to cover unreimbursed expenses using the standard formula for reimbursement based on level of participation in professional activities.


Funding remaining for unreimbursed expenses:


            Represented:  $6,441.89

            Non-represented:  $1,337.00


This was not enough to cover all requested expenses as follows:


            Represented:  $3,800.54 (13 librarians)

            Non-represented:  $637.36 (3 librarians)


Respectfully submitted,


Mary Eldredge, Chair

August 28, 2001