The following message is sent on behalf of Mike Marlin, chair, of the ALA Resolutions Committee.
TO: ALA COUNCILORS
Attached are Guidelines for preparing and submitting Resolutions, Memorials, and Tributes to come before the ALA Virtual Council Meetings on Tuesday, June 23rd (Council I and II) and Saturday, June 27th (Council III). Any councilor, with seconder, may offer a resolution for consideration at the Virtual Council Meeting provided the resolution has been reviewed by the ALA Resolutions Committee. All resolutions must be received by the ALA Resolutions Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, June 8 no later than 4:30 p.m. CDT. No resolutions or testimonials are allowed after that.
When preparing a resolution for submission to the Resolutions Committee for consideration, please also fill out the Resolution e-Form available at http://www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/council/resolutionwebform. Although in some cases some components of the e-form may not be applicable, please try to be as complete as possible. Any information you provide will help to expedite the resolution process.
To allow other Councilors time to consider your resolution, please post your proposed resolution as a "Document" to the Council list, email@example.com.
Questions and concerns about Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes can be addressed to Mike Marlin, chair, Resolutions Committee, via firstname.lastname@example.org. The Resolutions Committee will review all moved and seconded resolutions and may suggest changes to the form and language of a Resolution, Memorial or Tribute for clarity and to assist the body in its consideration.
For more detailed information regarding how to prepare resolutions, please visit:
For more information about the 2020 Virtual Council Meetings: http://www.ala.org/aboutala/governance/council/meeting_calendar
Chair, ALA Resolutions Committee
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Marsha P. Burgess, ALA Council Secretariat/Governance
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