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.


Bylaws (last revision: January 2018)
Handbook (last revision: September 2022)

2022 Bylaws & Handbook Committee:
Rene Burress 2021-2023  Chair 2022
Dawn Mackey 2021-2023
Liz Rudloff 2021-2023
Claudia Young Ex Officio