present version: The executive shall
set an amount annually to support the attendance at Fall and Winter executive
meetings of the officers, the Secretary and the Editor of the Bulletin. APLA
will pay the expenses of the Associationís President for the APLA confernece at
which he or she presides.
version: The executive shall set an amount
annually to support the attendance at Fall and Spring (2) meetings of the
officers, the Secretary and one Editor of the
Bulletin. APLA will pay the expenses of the Associationís President for
the APLA Conference at which he or she presides.
Standing Order 3.10
present version: Records of the APLA
Memorial Trust Fund shall be examined by the Financial Examiner
version: Records of the APLA Memorial Trust
Fund and the Carin
A. Somers Scholarship Trust Fund shall be examined by
the Financial Examiner annually.
Standing order 5.01 Terms of reference
add: To serve as trustees and administer
the Carin A. Somers Scholarship Trust Fund and submit a detailed financial
statement at the conclusion of the fiscal
Explanation: This is necessary since
the bank is no longer controlling the fund.
A reminder: This would mean that the financial statements for the annual conference (Standing Order 3.14 the financial report for each conference is suppose to be "appended" to the main financial report), and the two funds would be presented at the OGM with the regular operating budget.
Standing Order 5.06 (Terms of
present version: to recommend to the
executive the appointments of the Editor, Managing editor and Advertizing editor
of the Bulletin.
version: to recommend to the executive the
appointment of the editors of the
6.02 APLA Memorial Awards
Present version: Terms of
solicit contributions to the APLA Memorial Awards
select the award recipients
solicit applications to the APLA
Memorial Award Fund.
select the award recipients.
shall consist of four Members and one Convenor.
The Convenor and
Members shall be appointed by the Committee on Committees and Interest Groups
when necessary. (Standing Order 5.02)
shall be an ex-officio member. (Standing Order
After three years
the convenorship will normally rotate to another province. (Standing Order
Members may serve
up to three years on the Committee.
Convenor will step down if a conflict of interest
Terms of the
supports the project of any APLA member who successfully proposes to contribute
to their professional development, as well as to the library profession as a
whole, through research.
be judged based on various criteria including, but not limited to: clarity of
the proposal, originality, creativity, budget outline, stated/implied impact on
profession, and the dissemination of results.
will submit a report after completing their research to be published in the
Form of the
The amount of the award shall be the interest accumulated by the
Memorial Award Trust. Up to $1,000 will
be awarded annually.
one award will be given in each year.
Treasurer will notify the Convenor of the exact amount to be awarded prior to
the deadline for applications.
Applications will be solicited
through appropriate means, such as advertisements in the APLA Bulletin and over relevant regional
The deadline for applications shall
be March 15.
Each application must include a
letter outlining the research proposal, a detailed budget, and current
Applicants from previous
competitions may re-apply.
The Executive will be asked to
approve the recommendation of the Committee at the Spring Executive meeting.
The Convenor will communicate
results to all applicants in writing following the decision from the Executive.
The Convenor will provide the
Treasurer with mailing information to send monies to the award