Member Meeting

MCLS Annual Membership Meeting Held on Oct. 1.

On October 1, 2010, MCLS held its first annual membership meeting as a newly-merged organization.  88 Member Representatives attended by conference phone, 28 attended in person at the Indianapolis office, and 16 attended in person at the Lansing office.

There were two agenda issues requiring a membership vote, both of which were approved by the Member Representatives voting at the meeting:
(1) approval of the Bylaws, and
(2) approval of the slate of candidates for the 2011 MCLS Board of Directors.

Board members elected to serve on the 2011 MCLS Board of Directors are:

Indiana Representatives

Academic – Janet S. Fore, Director, Cushwa-Leighton Library at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2011
Public – Kelly Currie, Director, Delphi Public Library, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2013
Research – Jim Mullins, Dean of Libraries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2012
School – Nocha Flick, Media Center Director, MSD Lawrence Township-Lawrence Central Library, Indianapolis, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2012
Special – Patricia Lunsford, Medical Librarian, St. Elizabeth Regional Health, Lafayette, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2011
At-Large – Rev. Robert Roethemeyer, Director of Library Services, Walther Library, Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2012
At-Large – Teresa Heidenreich, Director,  Washington Carnegie Public Library, Washington, Indiana - term expires 12/31/2013

Michigan Representatives

Academic – Elaine Logan, Associate University Librarian, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2013
Public – Metta T. Lansdale, Jr., Director, Traverse Area District Library, Traverse City, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2012
Research – Clifford H. Haka, Director of Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2011
School – Margaret Lincoln, District Librarian,  Lakeview School District, Battle Creek, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2011
Special – Denise Hooks, Director,  Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative, Flint, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2013
At-Large – Victor Liu, Dean, Learning Resources,  Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2011
At-Large – Raymond Arnett, Library Director, Fremont Area District Library, Fremont, Michigan - term expires 12/31/2012

Following the votes to approve the Bylaws and to elect the 2011 Board, Nancy McGriff, current MCLS Board Chair, and Randy Dykhuis, MCLS Executive Director, presented their reports on progress made during 2010 and on the future direction of MCLS.   Links to the PowerPoints of their presentations are set forth below:
McGriff Presentation (PPT)
Dykhuis Presentation (PPT)
MCLS would like to thank Nancy McGriff and the entire Interim Board for their hard work during our initial year after the merger.  They have set an excellent foundation for the incoming 2011 MCLS Board.

Next year’s annual membership meeting will be held at LCC West in Lansing, Michigan, on Thursday, October 6, 2011. Streaming video will be available for remote attendees.  In 2012, the annual membership meeting will be held in Indianapolis.

[01 Oct 2010]