Philip Johnson

  • CALL Position: Bulletin Committee Co-Chair & Bulletin Co-Editor, 2016-2019;Bulletin Committee, Member, 2015-2016
  • Instructional & Student Services Librarian at Louis L. Biro Law Library, The John Marshall Law School

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes – May 2021

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 9:00am via Conference Call

Board Members Present: Jamie Sommer, Tom Keefe, Megan Butman, Mandy Lee, Jessie LeMar, and Philip Johnson

Board Members Absent: Lindsey Carpino

Guests: Incoming board members Scott Vanderlin, Sarah Andeen, and Carrie Port

Significant Actions: None

Treasurer’s Report (Section IV)

  • Harris Balance as of May 10, 2021 – $14,835
  • Membership numbers to date – 213

September Business Meeting – Grace Pai, Director of Advancing Justice–Chicago

Our September Business Meeting was attended by about 70 CALL members. President Lindsey Carpino opened the meeting by thanking outgoing board members (Jessie LeMar, who is now Past President, Joe Mitzenmacher, and Jesse Bowman) and welcoming the board members that joined in May (Vice President/President-Elect Jamie Sommer, Treasurer Tom Keefe, and Director Mandy Lee). Lindsey noted that we’re maintaining our usual schedule as best as possible, including virtual Business Meetings, calls for grants and awards, and continuing education events. Virtual happy hours have been popular and will continue. Further, we will ramp up diversity and inclusion efforts this year. Continue reading September Business Meeting – Grace Pai, Director of Advancing Justice–Chicago

November Business Meeting – David Schwartz and Adam Pah from SCALES-OKN

November 19, 2020 Business Meeting at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom

Our November Business Meeting had 59 attendees. President Lindsey Carpino opened the meeting by welcoming new members and introducing our sponsor, Thomson Reuters. Blythe McCoy discussed the various COVID-19 and civil rights resources that Thomson Reuters has made available to researchers. She also discussed Thomson Reuter’s financial support to the city of Minneapolis and expanded opportunities for employees to volunteer in the community. Continue reading November Business Meeting – David Schwartz and Adam Pah from SCALES-OKN

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes – April 2021

April 13, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.

Board Members Present: Lindsey Carpino, Jamie Sommer, Tom Keefe, Megan Butman, Mandy Lee, Jessie LeMar, and Philip Johnson

Board Members Absent: None

Significant Actions: The board approved extending the implementation of the strategic plan through May 2023.

Treasurer’s Report

  • Harris Balance as of February 8, 2021 – $14,960
  • Membership numbers to date – 213

 

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes – August 2020

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:30 a.m.

Board Members Present: Lindsey Carpino, Jamie Sommer, Tom Keefe, Megan Butman, Mandy Lee, Jessie LeMar, and Philip Johnson

Board Members Absent: None

Significant Actions: None

Guests: None

Treasurer’s Report (Section IV)

  • The financial report is pending an in-person meeting at the bank to transfer account information to Tom.
  • Membership numbers to date – These are pending the collection of renewal checks and cleaning up deferred renewals, i.e. those paid for by check, in Neon.

 

May Business Meeting: Diane Rodriguez (AALL Vice-President)

Our final business meeting of the year was held over Zoom. In addition to our CALL award winners, recognized below, President Lindsey Carpino also acknowledged CALL members that won AALL awards this year:

  • Stacia Stein won the Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award
  • Matt Timko won the AALL/Lexis Nexis Call for Papers Award in the New Member Division
  • Mandy Lee won the Minority Leadership Development Award
  • Clanitra Stewart Nejdl won both the Emerging Leader Award and the AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award!

Continue reading May Business Meeting: Diane Rodriguez (AALL Vice-President)

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes – October 2020

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 8:30 a.m.

Board Members Present: Lindsey Carpino, Jamie Sommer, Tom Keefe, Megan Butman, Mandy Lee, Jessie LeMar, and Philip Johnson

Board Members Absent: None

Significant Actions: None

Guests: Clare Willis (Membership Committee), Jesse Bowman (Community Service Committee), Todd Hillmer & Debbie Ginsberg (Continuing Education Committee)

Treasurer’s Report (Section IV)

  • We have about $4,000 more in the checking account than this time last year.
  • Membership numbers to date – We currently have 152 paid members and 20 deferred members.

2020-21 Budget – Lindsey, Tom, and Jamie met in September to discuss the budget, which they based on last year’s and projections for this year. The budget was unanimously approved.

CALL Executive Board Meeting Minutes – September 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020; 8:30 a.m.

Board Members Present: Lindsey Carpino, Jamie Sommer, Tom Keefe, Megan Butman, Mandy Lee, Jessie LeMar, and Philip Johnson

Board Members Absent: None

Significant Actions: None

Guests: Eugene Giudice and Carrie Port (Meetings Committee)

Treasurer’s Report (Section IV)

  • Tom is a signer on the account now and was able to visit the PO box to pick up renewal checks.
    • BMO Checking: $16,906
    • BMO Savings: $20,820
  • Membership numbers to date – Reconciling membership numbers in Neon should be done soon.