Thank you for taking time to vote on the 2018 officers and 2017 business meeting minutes approval. Based on 25 member votes the results are as follows:
For the role of:
President Elect/Program Chair – Amy Allison
Secretary – Wanda Thomas
Treasurer – Emily Lawson
Web Communication Coordinator – Carolann Curry
Continuing officers are:
Immediate Past President – Christine Willis
President – Kim Powell
Membership Committee – Mia White
Continuing Education Committee – Carolann Curry
Nominating Committee – vacant
Strategic Planning Committee – vacant
Outreach Committee – Shannon Glover
Scholarship Committee – Tyler Moses
If you are interested in any serving in any of these committee chair roles or have any questions, please contact one of the officers. We are looking forward to a fantastic year for GHSLA!
Start the MLA Annual Meeting off with your local colleagues!
Saturday, May 19, 2018, 1-5pm
Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta
This year’s meeting will include Miriam Libbey speaker, Dr. Jonathan Eldredge, an annual business meeting, and networking opportunities with Georgia health sciences librarians.
Register here for $25.
Effective January 1, 2018, the Atlanta Health Science Library Consortium (AHSLC) merged with the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA). AHSLC history and archives have been transferred to the www.GHSLA.org website and www.AHSLC.org is no longer active.
Every year, MLA issues a call for volunteers to serve on MLA committees, task forces, and juries or as allied representatives to fill open positions. The application for 2018/19 volunteers is now available on MLANET. Your involvement in MLA committees is essential to MLA’s success.
The application focuses on your personal volunteering interests, availability, skills, and prior service to MLA. Key dates are:
- Application start date: November 1, 2017
- Application close date: December 15, 2017
- Notification of appointment: March 1, 2018
- Early bird registration for MLA ’18 ends: April 11, 2018
Note: You must be an MLA member to apply for a committee at the time of your application and during your term as a member of a committee.
For more information about serving on MLA committees go to MLANET. For questions, contact Mary Langman, director, Information Issues and Policy.
Effective January 1, 2018, the Atlanta Health Science Library Consortium (AHSLC) will merge with the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association (GHSLA).
The Executive leadership of GHSLA proposed the merger in 2016 as an opportunity to ensure continued success for each group. By merging duplicate functions and structures, while respecting the history of each group, it is anticipated that the alliance will broaden the organization’s impact and create a stronger future for its members.
The GHSLA bylaws have been updated to incorporate AHSLC priorities and meeting schedule and were approved by the membership in April, 2017. GHSLA meetings will now be four times a year with the May meeting being considered the State Conference.
In November, GHSLA and AHSLC members will be sent 2018 GHSLA membership applications. AHSLC history and archives will be transferred to the www.GHSLA.org website and www.AHSLC.org will no longer be active after January 2018.