Updated January 2018

Executive Committee

  1. The Executive Committee is comprised of the President, Vice-President/President
    Elect, and Secretary/Treasurer. The Executive Director is an ex-officio member of the
    budget committee.
  2. The Executive Committee shall coordinate, review, and direct the Association’s
    operations on behalf of the Board of Directors in accordance with Board policy. The
    Board of Directors may delegate additional duties to the Executive Committee.
  3. The Executive Committee shall serve as the Budget Committee of the Association.
    Duties of the Budget Committee shall be set forth in the Manual of Procedure.

Budget Committee

The Executive Committee also serves as the Budget Committee. The Secretary-Treasurer serves
as the Chair of the Budget Committee. The Executive Director is an ex officio member of the
Budget Committee.

  1. The Executive Director assembles a primary budget with amounts requested from
    committees, representatives, officers, divisions, interest groups, independent contractors
    and any others requesting MLA funds for the upcoming year on or before May 15 th and
    sends it to the Secretary-Treasurer.
  2. The Secretary-Treasurer presents the preliminary budget to the Budget Committee for
    review and evaluation after May 15 th and before June 1 st .
  3. The Budget Committee analyzes and prepares a proposed budget. The Secretary-
    Treasurer presents the proposed budget for a vote at the summer board meeting.
  4. After approval of the proposed budget, the Executive Director notifies committees,
    representatives, officers, divisions, interest groups, independent contractors and any
    others requesting funds by September 1 of each fiscal year.