2019 Spring Meeting

We will be holding our spring meeting this year at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. This meeting will include time to mingle with colleagues, tours of the archives, a presentation, and we will vote for new officer positions.

Where: Carleton College Weitz Center for Creativity. 320 3rd St E, Northfield, MN 55057.  Larson Family Meeting Room, room 236.

When: Monday, May 13th, 2019 9:30am – 2:00pm

Tentative schedule:

  • 9:30am -10:00am:  Welcome and Reception – Coffee/tea and light breakfast snacks
  • 10:00am – 10:30am: Business meeting, including TCART Elections for Communications Officer and Secretary positions
  • 10:30am -11:30am: Tours available, 2 times through at 30 minutes each.  Digital Archives (Nat Wilson) and the Carleton in China Collection (Eric Hillemann)
  • 11:30am – 12:00pm: Presentation from TCART member
    • Topic: Legacy Strategic Agenda – What is it, and how is it working to make Minnesota History more visible and accessible

      Description: The Legacy Strategic Agenda (LSA) is a collaborative partnership between the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums (MAHLM) and the Minnesota Historical Society.  The LSA fosters innovation and growth of history and cultural heritage in communities across the state.  Action on the LSA invests in the future of our communities by finding new ways to partner with diverse cultures and groups.  We use the LSA to help make Minnesota History more visible and accessible.  Not only have we become more engaged with one another, we are also creating real-world models for local history organizations and other states.  http://www.mnhs.org/legacy/strategicagenda

      Presenters:        Daardi Sizemore, Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch, 3 group options and the attendees can choose which place they want to go to.  Mexican food, Indian food, Americana food.
  • 1:00pm – 2:00pm: Two tours available, 2 times through at 30 minutes each. of Northfield Historical Society Archives and Northfield History Collaborative and Museum
During the meeting, we will be holding elections for two of our officer positions that are opening up this spring – Secretary and the Communications Officer. Each position is a two-year term, May 2019 – May 2021.
The duties of the Secretary are as follows:
The Secretary shall keep the minutes of the meetings of the TCART and the Executive Committee; shall see that all notices are duly given in accordance with the provisions of these by­laws or as required by law; shall be responsible for the corporate records and archives; shall maintain membership records; and, in general shall perform all duties incident to the office of the secretary and such other duties as from time to time may be assigned to him or her by the President or by the Committee. In the absence of the President, the Secretary shall preside at business meetings of TCART and at meetings of the Executive Committee.
Our current Secretary, Caitlin Marineau,  will be running again for this position.
The duties of the Communications Officer are as follows:
The Communications Officer will be responsible for monitoring, updating, and sending out news and announcements to TCART communication forums, including email, website, and social media accounts. The Communications Officer will serve as the TCART Executive Committee representative on the Minnesota Archives Symposium planning committee and will preside at business meetings of TCART in the absence of the other members of the Executive Committee.
Our current Communications Officer, Kate Dietrick, will be stepping down after four years of service.
If you are interested in running for either position, please email TCART President Nat Wilson at nwilson(at)carleton.edu


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