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You will note that we have a 3 pm start time which puts you comfortably in
midmorning.  We tried to keep everyone in mind.

On Mon, Sep 23, 2019, 3:08 PM Page Brannon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Sharon,
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> Thanks for coordinating this Doodle Poll, and the first meeting.
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> Just a reminder to everyone that Hawaii and Alaska are at a distance time
> zone wise. So if a meeting is at 1pm east coast time, then that's a 5-6
> hour time difference (depending on daylight savings time), so that's either
> 7 or 8am for Hawaii.  For Alaska it's 9am, which will work some days, but
> not others.  I mention this because if we're going to be meeting regularly,
> then our time zones need to be considered.
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> Additionally, there are a few of our organizations that are completely
> volunteer orgs with no funding for staffing. That means for example that my
> work with Alaska Center for the Book is simply on top of my full-time job
> at the University. I'm happy to meet more frequently, but may not be able
> to consistently make monthly meetings. My org may rotate who attends the
> meetings. Not sure who else may be impacted by this as well.  I know there
> were a few of us at the June Idea Exchange who mentioned not having paid
> staffing for their Centers for the Book. That impacts programming also.
>
> Just sharing for perspective,
>
> Page Brannon
> Alaska Center for the Book
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> On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 6:54 AM Sharon Shaloo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> OK ... promise ... last one from me ....
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>> I just heard from several people that they intended to fill out poll this
>> week.  Sorry! I guess I jumped too soon!
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>> Please if you haven't completed the poll do so now.  We'll have the first
>> meeting on 10/17 but we can look at the poll after that to see what other
>> dates may be good to use for future meetings.
>>
>> https://doodle.com/poll/5mtxuk3esidgzfns
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>> Thx!
>>
>> /S
>>
>> *********
>> Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director
>> Mass Center for the Book
>> [log in to unmask]
>> 617.872.3718 (office)
>> massbook.org
>>
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