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It would be great to have an update on what is happening in Newfoundland
and Labrador and all the efforts being made there and have an update at
APLA Conference as well

On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 12:01 PM, Jocelyne Thompson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

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> Dear APLA Members:
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> A proposal that advocacy be inscribed as one of the ongoing
> responsibilities of all provincial vice presidents was discussed by the
> APLA Executive at their Fall meeting.  The case put forward was that, with
> this “recruitment” method, the Advocacy Committee would automatically renew
> itself, and the vice presidents would take on a fulfilling new role as the
> eyes and ears for emerging library issues within their respective
> provinces. APLA’s advocacy efforts could take on a new momentum as a
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> The APLA Executive voted to support the proposal and a standing order
> revision will be brought forward to the 2017 OGM for approval of the
> membership.  In the meantime, the current vice presidents have agreed to
> take on the advocacy role, for which I heartily thank them.
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> As a committee, we rely on you to inform us of issues, potential, emerging
> or ongoing.  Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any one of us.  We
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> Carolyn DeLorey, VP, Nova Scotia
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> Mathieu Lanteigne, VP, New Brunswick
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> Becky Smith, VP, Newfoundland & Labrador
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> Grace Dawson, VP, Prince Edward Island
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> Suzanne van den Hoogen, APLA President, ex officio
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> Kathryn Rose, VP, President Elect, ex officio
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> And myself, Jocelyne Thompson, Convener.  Our contact information can be
> found at http://www.apla.ca
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> Thank you!
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> *Jocelyne Thompson*
> Director, Collections Services *• *UNB Libraries
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