Unless otherwise noted, committee members serve two-year terms, which run from the annual meeting to the next annual meeting (October to October).
Administers the various awards and scholarships funded by SCC/MLA to recognize and encourage professional excellence among its members and potential members.
Maintains the SCC/MLA Bylaws in accordance with those of MLA, proposes revisions when necessary, and holds bylaws revision elections in accordance with the provisions set forth in the Bylaws.
Facilitates communication between the various individuals responsible for the Chapter’s internal and external communications.
Evaluates the continuing education needs of SCC/MLA members and provides courses to meet those needs.
Promotes the MLA credentialing program in the Chapter and assists members in preparing for the program.
Serves in an advisory capacity to the Executive Board regarding all matters relating to the budget.
Conducts fund raising activities and coordinates the SCC fund raising activities of other committees and sections so that duplication of efforts shall be minimized.
Identifies and maintains a legislative network within the region, alerts members to legislative matters of importance to the library community, and promotes development of workshops or continuing education courses designed to enhance the legislative awareness of SCC/MLA members.
Establishes a mechanism for periodically updating the Chapter history; places photos of historical interest on the SCC/MLA Web site; conducts oral histories of the Chapter’s most prominent members; establishes an efficient and effective method for securing preserving, and organizing the Chapter’s archival materials; and finds a safe home for the SCC/MLA archives.
Secures a hotel for the annual meeting, provides hospitality, promotes the meeting through publicity, prepares registration packets, registers members attending, and plans all social events. [An asterisk (*) denotes SCC/MLA membership.]
Recruits new members for the Chapter, maintains a current and accurate membership list, and provides information on all matters relating to membership.
Selects a slate of two candidates for each prescribed office and prepares, distributes, collects, and counts the ballots.
Studies and evaluates the needs of the members and plans an annual meeting program to meet those identified needs.
Promotes interest in research among SCC/MLA members, fosters research‐related skills of SCC/MLA members, and promotes research activities in the Chapter.
Manages the acquisition and implementation of Wild Apricot, an online membership management system that will also serve as a unified website for the chapter. Makes recommendations for how the ongoing management and maintenance will continue.