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Discussion About the Chapter Relations Committee, 2015-2016

by Donald Wood (staff) on Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 01:10 pm

As of August 21, 2015

Members of the CRC for 2015-2016. Each person below is subscribed to the e-list crc@lists.ala.org

Ben Allen Hunter (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)

Kristine L. Ferry (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Carol Hanan (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Carey D. Hartmann (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Patti McCall (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Louis Munoz, Jr (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

As of August 21, 2015

Members of the CRC for 2015-2016. Each person below is subscribed to the e-list crc@lists.ala.org

Ben Allen Hunter (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)

Kristine L. Ferry (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Carol Hanan (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Carey D. Hartmann (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Patti McCall (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Louis Munoz, Jr (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Kelly M. Robinson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Suzanne L. Sager (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Susan J. Schmidt (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Lisa R. Varga (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

Cathy Wolford (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Melissa M. Brooks (Intern, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Jillian K. Hayes (Intern, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

 

James G. Neal, ALA Executive Board Liaison

Majed Khader (ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion)

Eleta Exline (ACRL Representative, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016) - eleta.exline@unh.edu

Nancy N. Colyar (LITA Representative, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)

Dana Lucile Jemison (ALCTS Representative, May 31, 2013, to June 30, 2017)

Carolyn Larson (RUSA Representative, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)

 

Michael Dowling (Staff Liaison)

Donald Wood (Staff Liaison)

New

Public Library Association will no longer appoint a representative to the CRC.

CRC Representatives to Other ALA or ALA-related Units

  • Freedom to Read Foundation—Susan Schmidt
  • Literacy Assembly—Patti McCall
  • Education Assembly—Suzanne Sager
  • Legislation Assembly—Carey Hartmann
  • Recruitment Assembly—Lisa Varga
  • Planning and Budget Assembly—Carol Hanan
  • Advocacy Group—Ben Hunter

This CRC web page is generated through Imis

 http://www.ala.org/groups/committees/ala/ala-crc

 CRC Meetings at Midwinter Meeting in Boston

Chapter Relations Committee I,Saturday, January 9, 2016, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: TBA

Chapter Relations Committee II, Monday, January 11, 2016, 1:00–2:30 p.m., Location: TBA

CRC on ALA Connect

http://connect.ala.org/node/64001

 

 

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Discussion Chapter Relations Committee 2015 Annual Conference Agenda

by Donald Wood (staff) on Tue, Jun 23, 2015 at 01:47 pm

June 23, 2015

This agenda discussion will continue through the 2015 Annual Conference.

ALA Proposed Strategic Framework and Plan by ALA President Courtney Young.

Meetings of the Chapter Relations Committee are open. The CRC schedule and other Chapters-related events are on the website, including locations.

June 23, 2015

This agenda discussion will continue through the 2015 Annual Conference.

ALA Proposed Strategic Framework and Plan by ALA President Courtney Young.

Meetings of the Chapter Relations Committee are open. The CRC schedule and other Chapters-related events are on the website, including locations.

The 2015 ALA Annual Conference site.

Today, June 23, three additional documents were added:

ALA Executive Board - Liaison Talking Points (new). James Neal, ALA Board member, and Board liaison to the CRC, will discuss these at CRC II, on Monday.

ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (TF-EDI), Report to the ALA Council and Executive Board, ALA Annual Conference, June 2015, San Francisco, CA. Majed Khader, TF-EDI liaison to the CRC, will discuss this report at CRC II, on Monday.

 

 

 

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Event Chapter Leaders Forum

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

The Chapter Leaders Forum, presented by the ALA Chapter Relations Committee at each ALA Midwinter and Annual, provides a great opportunity for Chapter Leaders (especially incoming leaders) to meet and discuss a full agenda on topics to help prepare them to lead an association. Topics have included Effective Membership Development and Retention, Generating New Revenue, Impactful Lobbying: Local, State and Federal, and Successful Advocacy. This event requires advance registration and includes lunch.

Event Chapter Relations Committee I

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

The mission of the CRC is to develop and recognize chapters as integral components of ALA. See http://www.ala.org/groups/committees/ala/ala-crc

Event International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE)

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

International Council of Library Association Executives (ICLAE) is comprised of ALA Chapter Executive Directors and other Chapter leaders.

Event Chapter Relations Committee II

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

The mission of the CRC is to develop and recognize chapters as integral components of ALA. See http://www.ala.org/groups/committees/ala/ala-crc

Event Chapter Councilors Forum

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:31 am

This forum is conducted by the Chapter Councilors prior to the Council Forum for all ALA Councilors on Monday, usually 8:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.

Discussion New to ALA Connect? Here's How to Get Started!

by Donald Wood (staff) on Mon, Feb 9, 2015 at 10:59 am

Thanks to PLA, here are instructions on getting started in ALA Connect. If you have questions, please send them to cro@ala.org.

Discussion ALA Strategic Planning Forum Feedback Form

by Donald Wood (staff) on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 03:50 pm

ALA Strategic Planning Forum Feedback Form http://www.ala.org/aboutala/strategicform

On this online form, you have an opportunity to comment on Advocacy, Information Policy, and Professional and Leadership Development. You will need to submit one form per topic.

Background

ALA Strategic Planning Forum Feedback Form http://www.ala.org/aboutala/strategicform

On this online form, you have an opportunity to comment on Advocacy, Information Policy, and Professional and Leadership Development. You will need to submit one form per topic.

Background

Over the next six months, members, committees, divisions, round tables, chapters, and affiliates will be working on ALA’s next strategic plan and new strategic directions.  This community has been established so we can share our thinking with you and you can reflect, comment and contribute as we work through the process.  Here we will post relevant documents and updates as we engage in lively conversation about advocacy, information policy and professional and leadership development strategic directions.  We need everyone's voice - so please join the discussion!

Strategic Planning Community

http://connect.ala.org/strategicplanning

How to post discussion/forum reports on the strategic planning Connect group

http://connect.ala.org/node/233652

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Discussion ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Survey: Deadline February 16, 2015

by Donald Wood (staff) on Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 03:42 pm

The ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion was created in the spring of 2014 by then ALA President Barbara Stripling.

The Task Force is currently in the information-gathering phase.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tfedi1web

The ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion was created in the spring of 2014 by then ALA President Barbara Stripling.

The Task Force is currently in the information-gathering phase.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tfedi1web

To aid with information gathering, it has launched a series of short surveys to be conducted at times to coincide with the ALA Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences through 2016. These surveys are designed to help understand the culture of the association, the profession and our communities with respect to equity, diversity and inclusion.

The first survey presents the definitions created by the task force — equity, diversity, and inclusion — and asks individuals to consider ALA’s current alignment with those definitions.

The survey can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tfedi1web. Responses will be collected through Feb. 16, 2015. ALA members and nonmembers are encouraged to participate.

The final, analyzed results of the survey will be reported by April 2015 via the Task Force's ALA Connect community and distributed through various ALA channels.

Please take a few minutes to answer the survey, which should take no more than seven minutes to complete.

“Embracing and celebrating diversity and creating a more inclusive profession have been long-standing goals of the American Library Association. With your help, we hope to ensure these values are upheld,” said Task Force co-Chairs Trevor A. Dawes and Martin L. Garnar.

The ALA Task Force on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion’s charge is to develop a plan and strategic actions to build more equity, diversity and inclusion among our members, the field of librarianship and our communities. The most important Task Force outcome is the public and honest conversation that generated by its plan and recommended actions. The final Task Force report will include recommendations for ensuring that a continuing focus on equity, diversity and inclusion is embedded throughout the ALA organization.

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The purpose of the Chapter Relations Committee (CRC) is to develop and recognize Chapters as integral components of ALA; to encourage discussion, activities and programs that support the mutual interests of ALA and the Chapters; to advise when requested on proposals and actions of other ALA units that may affect Chapters; to provide a forum wherein Chapters can share ideas and concerns of common interest and identify common needs and goals; to communicate these Chapter needs and goals to ALA and ALA goals, programs and priorities to the Chapters; to encourage and maintain a cooperative and supportive relationship among ALA, its units, and the Chapters; to formulate and review periodically requirements for Chapter status; and to serve as an advisory committee to the Chapter Relations Office.

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