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ACRL upcoming dates and deadlines - Spring Exec docs due 4/5!

Dear CoPA Leaders,

The spring and early summer are often busy times, so here are some reminders and early notifications about upcoming events and deadlines to help you finish off the 2012-2013 membership year successfully. Thanks for all your contributions to date and please contact me if you have any questions.

DEADLINES
Documents for consideration at the 2013 Spring Executive Committee Mtg: Due April 5, 2013
To submit a document (e.g., quarterly KPI report, petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps below.

1.    Complete a Board of Directors Action Form (http://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/forms) working with your ACRL staff and Board liaisons as appropriate. Requests for supplemental funding should comply with ACRL Policies and Procedures, http://www.ala.org/acrl/resources/policies.   

2.    E-mail your Board Action Form and supporting documents to Lindsay Bosch (lbosch@ala.org), with copy to your staff liaison, and your Board liaison by the deadline. If you need an extension, please contact Lindsay in advance of the deadline so that space can be allocated in the draft Board meeting agenda.

3.    Please expect an e-mail acknowledging receipt of your submission within one week of submission.  If you do not receive such a confirmation, please email again or call Lindsay at 312-280-2519.

Documents for Board Consideration at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference: Due May 24, 2013
To submit a document (e.g., petition to establish a new ACRL unit, funding request, resolution, task force report, etc.) for Board consideration, follow the steps above.

2013 Annual Conference Meeting agendas: Due June 7
All committee meetings at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago should post their agendas (drafts are acceptable) by June 7 as public posts in their ALA Connect community and email them to me (mgriffin@ala.org) for the historical files.

Note: If your committee is not meeting an agenda is not needed.
Note: If your committee is meeting virtually, an agenda should still be submitted to me and posted to ALA Connect at least 10 days before the meeting.

2013 Annual Conference Meeting Notes/Minutes: Due July 19
All committee meetings at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago should post their meeting notes/minutes (drafts are acceptable) by July 19 as public posts in their ALA Connect community and email them to me (mgriffin@ala.org) for the historical files.

Plan for Excellence Implementation Reports: Due July 19
In early May, staff will send the link for CoPA units to report the activities, programs, and initiatives that your unit carried out in support of the ACRL Plan for Excellence from July 2012 through June 2013.  

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SAVE THE DATE!
ACRL Leader Orientation: Tuesday, May 21
As an ACRL leader, you are invited to participate in ACRL's Virtual Leader Orientation session. This hour long session is designed to review ACRL deadlines and work processes for the coming year. Please watch for an official invitation and a confirmation of the session time.

ACRL Leadership Council at ALA 2013 Annual Conference: Friday June 28
You are cordially invited to attend the ACRL Leadership Council session on Friday, June 28, 2012, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. in Chicago. You are also welcome to join a pre-Leadership Council Networking Session from 1:00-1:45 p.m. for light refreshments and an opportunity to interact informally with fellow ACRL leaders.

I know that this is a long list of upcoming events and deadlines, so please do not hesitate to contact me with questions.

Thanks so much!
Megan Griffin
ACRL Program Officer
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org