TITLE: Public Library Division Chair
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of the Public Library Division of MLA is to develop, promote and improve library and information services in Montana Communities. Professional library staff provides multi-type access to information for all.
GOALS and OBJECTIVES:
MAY: Submit budget request to Executive Director/Budget Committee
JUNE 1: New officers and directors assume office.
JULY 1: Annual dues are due and payable.
AUGUST: Request for programs for Fall Retreat
AUGUST: Division chairs forward names of members of division subcommittees to President and Executive Director.
SEPTEMBER: Fall Retreat registration begins
OCTOBER: Attends Fall Retreat and Fall Board Meeting
JANUARY: Attend Legislative Day and Winter Board meeting held (Legislative years)
JANUARY: Attend Winter Board meeting Conference call (non-legislative years)
FEBRUARY: Attend Offline conference
FEBRUARY: Contact PLD members for officer interest
APRIL: Attend annual conferences and Spring Board meeting
APRIL: Preside at annual division meeting and elect new officers. Relay results and minutes of division meeting to Executive Director/MLA Board.
1996 Greta Chapman
1997 Rene Goss
1998 Jim Peters
1999 Donna Worth
2000 Honore Bray
2001 Cherie Heser
2008 Judy Hart
2009 Bonnie Williamson
2010 John Heldt
2011 Kathy Mora
2012 Pam Henley
2013 Matt Beckstrom
2014 Mary Braun
2015 Marje Doyle (replaced Rick Ball)
2016 Mitch Grady
2017 Kit Stephenson
2018 Mitch Grady
Updated August 2000
Updated January 2018