Proposed 2015 Bylaws change

04 Sep 2015 3:27 PM | Anonymous

(The following information comes courtesy of Tom Gensichen, Bylaws Committee chair.)

To Voting Members of MCMLA:

There is one minor changes to the MCMLA Bylaws.  Attached is a PDF file containing the 2012 version of the MCMLA Bylaws with the proposed change for you to review prior to the Virtual Annual Meeting in October 8 & 9.  Deletions are marked with a strike through and changes/additions are in red text.  This document will also be posted on the MCMLA website.

Below is a summary of the change to be incorporated:

1) The MCMLA Executive Committee voted to combine the Government Relations and the Library Advocacy Standing Committees in to one committee called Advocacy.

    a. Amend Article IX. Section 3.  as follows: The standing committees are Advocacy, Bylaws, Education, Government Relations, Honors and Awards, Library Advocacy, Membership, Nominating, Publications, and Research.

These changes have been approved by the MCMLA Bylaws Committee, the MCMLA Executive Committee and the MLA Bylaws Committee.  A final vote on the Bylaws will take place during the Business Meeting on Friday, October 9, 2015.

As required by the existing Bylaws, this email shall constitute the 30 day notice of the amendments to the Bylaws.

Thank you for your attention to this important matter.  I look forward to “virtually” seeing you all in cyberspace.


Tom Gensichen

Chair, MCMLA Bylaws Committee

MCMLA Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect


Tom Gensichen, Assoc. Professor

Head of Systems

McGoogan Library of Medicine

Univ. of Nebraska Medical Center

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Omaha, NE  68198-6705

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