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Round Table Budget Officers/Treasurers-MW events

This was posted to the RT listserv by BARC Chair Clara Bohrer, but in case anyone missed it.....

Hello Everyone,

As Chair of the Budget Analysis and Review Committee (BARC),
I wanted to make you aware of a couple of meetings to be held at Midwinter for
those of you with round table financial responsibility.

  • ALA Finance Best Practices will be held on
    Friday, January 25, 2013 from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, Diamond
      There is no prepared agenda/presentation for this session. This
    hour has been set aside as an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may
    have on carrying out your financial responsibility or on ALA financial
    practices and procedures in general.  Members of BARC and the ALA finance
    staff will be available to answer your questions.  I encourage you to view
    ALA’s Financial Learning Series webinars (Organizational Structure, Budget
    Cycle and Process, Long-Term Investment Fund and Roundtables Financial
    Orientation—Good Things to Know) prior to this session.  If you are unable
    to attend,  the webinars are a good source of information The webinars may
    address the questions you have.  The webinars can be found on the
    Treasurer’s page of the ALA website at www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/financialdata/treasurerspage
  • ALA Planning and Budget Assembly (PBA) will
    be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the Sheraton
    Hotel, Redwood Room.
      PBA offers the best opportunity for
    representatives from ALA Council, the Divisions, Committees and Round Tables to
    participate in ALA’s annual planning process.  There will be presentations
    and discussions on the 2012 final budget, the 2013 budget update, ALA’s
    strategic plan (ALA 2015), ALA presidential initiatives and the dues proposal.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at bohrercn@wblib.org


Clara N. Bohrer, Director
West Bloomfield Township Public Library
4600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
Main Phone: 248-682-2120
Branch Phone: 248-363-4022