[Libs-Or] Fw: Attend ALA Membership Meetings this summer
diedrec at charter.net
Fri May 16 14:26:29 PDT 2003
You are invited to the ALA Membership Meetings this summer.
Two recent events are making it possible for you to attend a real ALA
Membership Meeting at the ALA Conference this summer. First, yes, we really
are going to Toronto in June. Second, and most exciting, the new by-law
reducing the Membership Meeting quorum was passed (Yes - 7,741 / No - 747).
So let's get ready to really make this meeting an exciting and productive
Is there an issue you want to discuss at the annual ALA Membership Meetings?
These meetings are your opportunity to directly express your interests,
concerns and suggestions for the development of the American Library
Association. The committee on Membership Meetings is gathering member
suggestions about discussion topics. Please send your ideas to committee
chair Diedre Conkling (diedrec at charter.net) or any of the other committee
members (listed at the bottom of the page).
Saturday, June 21 from 4:00- 5:00 p.m.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Room 801A/B
Membership Meeting I immediately precedes the Opening General Session, which
is being held just down the hall at 5:30 p.m. A special seating section
will be set aside for everyone attending the Membership Meeting so that you
will be guaranteed good seats.
Monday, June 23 from 11:00 to noon
Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), Constitution Hall (the room where
ALA Council meets)
A drawing will be held toward 1 free Orlando conference registration for
each 100 attendees at both meetings.
Attached you will find information about ALA Membership Meetings, how they
are conducted and how to prepare a resolution. Please let us know if you
need any other information.
Charles Kratz kratzcl at uofs.edu
Al Kagan akagan at uiuc.edu
Larry Romans larry.romans at comcast.net or romans at library.vanderbult.edu
Marcia L. Boosinger boosiml at auburn.edu
Khafre Abif khafreabif at hotmail.com
Kent Oliver koliver at starklibrary.org
Diedre Conkling diedrec at charter.net
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