Budget & Finance

Duties:

  • Meet prior to the November Executive Board meeting with the incoming and outgoing committee members to prepare the budget for the coming year.
  • Send Executive Board members a copy of the proposed budget at least one week prior to the November Board Meeting where it will be approved.
  • Advise the Executive Board on all Association matters with significant fiscal impact.
  • Develop and maintain a fiscal policy manual for the Association (in Appendix D).
  • Prepare a report of the financial condition of the Association for the annual membership meeting.
  • Recommend long-range plans to ensure the fiscal strength of the Association.
  • Review, at least every three years, all regular income sources of the Association (i.e. membership dues, conference registration, vendor rates at conference) to determine if they need to be adjusted.
  • Advise the Executive Board on investment of Association funds.
  • Advise the Executive Board on capital purchases.
  • Submit annual professional auditor review to the Executive Board according to the schedule in the Fiscal Manual.

Duties outlined in the MLA Handbook.

2018 Budget & Finance Committee:

Cindy Thompson, MLA Treasurer, thompsoncym@umkc.edu
Susan Wray, MLA Assistant Treasurer, swray@mymcpl.org
April Roy, President, aprilroy@kclibrary.org
Erin Grey, President-Elect, ering@thelibrary.org

Terms are based on MLA role