Bylaws & Handbook


  • Review the Bylaws annually.
  • Bring to the attention of the Board any items needing revision.
  • At the direction of the Executive Board, prepare proposed revisions.
  • Work with the Nominating Committee to notify membership of proposed changes in advance of vote to be taken at the Annual Business Meeting.
  • If approved, prepare updated version of Bylaws and distribute to Publications Committee, Archivist, and add to Handbook.

Duties outlined in the MLA Handbook.


2017 Bylaws
Handbook (July 2017 revision, PDF)

2017 Bylaws & Handbook Committee:

Alice Ruleman, 2014-2018, CHAIR,
Amy Pennington, 2015-2017, 
Judy Geczi, 2016-2018,
Noel Kopriva, 2016-2018,
Christina Prucha, 2017-2019
Rebecca Splain, 2017-2019
Vicky Baker ex-officio, 2017,