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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please note the revised version of Standing Order 6.06:

Suzanne

EXISTING STANDING ORDER: 6.06 Advocacy Committee

Membership: The Committee shall include the Chair, as well as four other members from the different library sectors. At least one of these members shall be francophone, to ensure that important issues for francophone libraries are not overlooked. The APLA President and VP/President Elect will be ex officio members. Members may serve up to three years.

Terms of reference:
 to monitor developments in libraries and librarianship, both regionally and nationally, and identify key issues
 to research and compile background information on these issues, as needed
 to advise the APLA Executive on possible actions to be taken on emerging issues
 to develop advocacy tools for use by APLA members
 to facilitate training for effective advocacy; and
 to collaborate with other organizations (e.g. CLA, The Partnership, other regional associations) to increase the reach and impact of advocacy efforts.

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RECOMMENDED CHANGE TO STANDING ORDER 6.06 Advocacy Committee

Membership: The Committee shall include the Chair, as well as Convener, the four VP Provinces to ensure representation of all regions, and one additional francophone member other members from the different library sectors. At least one of these members shall be francophone, to ensure that important issues for francophone libraries are not overlooked. The APLA President and VP/President Elect will be ex officio members. Members may serve up to three years.

Terms of reference:
 to monitor developments in libraries and librarianship, both regionally and nationally, and identify key issues
 to research and compile background information on these issues, as needed
 to advise the APLA Executive on possible actions to be taken on emerging issues
 to develop advocacy tools for use by APLA members
 to facilitate training for effective advocacy; and
 to collaborate with other organizations (e.g. CFLA-FCAB CLA, The Partnership, other regional associations) to increase the reach and impact of advocacy efforts.

Motion to change "Chair, as well as four other members from the different library sectors. At least one of these members shall be francophone" to "Convener, the four VP Provinces to ensure representation of all regions, and one additional francophone member."
Motion to strike CLA and replace with CFLA-FCAB.
Respectfully submitted by Laurinda Matheson & Suzanne van den Hoogen, on May 1, 2017.