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: November 2019)

2019 Bylaws & Handbook Committee:

Rebecca Splain, Chair, 2017-2019,
Alice Ruleman, 2014-2019,
Christina Prucha, 2017-2019, 
Stephanie Hallam, 2019-2021,
Sandy Schiefer, 2019-2021,
Tensy Marcos-Bodker, 2019-2021,
Erin Gray, ex-officio, 2019,