PROPOSED BYLAWS CHANGE – 2013

 

The OLA Executive Board voted on February 15 to refer the following proposed change to the OLA Constitution and Bylaws to a vote of the membership.  The vote will be taken at the Annual Membership Meeting at the OLA Conference from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2013.

 

CHANGE THE LONG RANGE PLANNING COMMITTEE
TO THE PRESIDENTIAL INITIATIVES COMMITTEE

Current:

Long Range Planning Committee

  1. See Constitution: Article VI
          Bylaws: Article VI, Section 3
     
  2. Term
    Members are appointed by the President to a two-year rotating term of office beginning in July.  The President-elect serves as Chair of this committee.
     
  3. Duties and Responsibilities
    This Committee shall formulate a long range plan for the Association.  It shall annually review and evaluate the effectiveness of the Association, validate the current goals of OLA and recommend such changes in the OLA structure as may be needed.
     
  4. Chair: Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Presents a report to the Executive Board as needed.
  2. Notifies the Executive Director and the President of all Committee dates and locations.
  3. Notifies the Executive Director and the President of any changes in the membership of the Committee.
  4. Appoints a secretary to record and distribute the minutes.
  5. Prepares an annual report that summarizes the activities of the current year.  This report is included in the printed pamphlet entitled “Annual Report of the Oklahoma Library Association,” and is available at the Annual Conference.
  6. Maintains records and correspondence to pass to the incoming Chair.
  7. Reports to the membership as directed by the President.



Proposed:

Presidential Initiatives Committee

  1. See Constitution: Article VI
          Bylaws: Article VI, Section 3
     
  2. Term
    Members are appointed by the President to a two-year rotating term of office beginning in July.  The President-elect serves as Chair of this committee.
     
  3. Duties and Responsibilities
    This Committee shall formulate the presidential initiatives for the President-elect’s term of office in support of the association’s long range plan.  It shall annually review and evaluate the effectiveness of the Association, and recommend such changes in the OLA structure as may be needed.
     
  4. Chair: Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Presents a report to the Executive Board as needed.
  2. Notifies the Executive Director and the President of all Committee dates and locations.
  3. Notifies the Executive Director and the President of any changes in the membership of the Committee.
  4. Appoints a secretary to record and distribute the minutes.
  5. Prepares an annual report that summarizes the activities of the current year.
  6. Maintains records and correspondence to pass to the incoming Chair.
  7. Reports to the membership as directed by the President. 
     

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