Pacific Northwest Chapter
of MLA

Committees


AHIP Chapter Credentialing Liaison

Chair: Beth Hill
Purpose: To promote the Academy of Health Information Professionals in the chapter by sharing information about the academy and encouraging membership.
Reports


Annual Meeting [2019]

Chair: Kristin Whitman and Molly Montgomery
Members: 
Purpose: To plan, organize and run the annual meeting.
Reports


Archivist

Chair: Vacant 
Members: none
Purpose: To establish and maintain control of the working papers of the organization.
Reports


Bylaws

Chair: Sola Whitehead
Members: 
Purpose: To insure a functional set of bylaws that govern and regulate the organization of PNC/MLA.
Reports


Communications Committee

Chair: Ekaterini Papadopoulou
Members: 
Purpose: To facilitate communicate between members and with other organizations.
Reports


Conference Planning Committee

Co-chairs: Molly Montgomery and Kristin Whitman
Chairs of immediate past Annual Meetings:  Kathryn Vela, Electra Enslow 
Members: Gregg Whitmore, Sara Loree, Karly Vesely, Ben Bolin, Elizabeth Wright, Mary Beth McAteer, Kris Alpi, Ekaterini Papadopoulou, Liisa Rogers

Purpose: To provide consulting and resources for annual conference planning committees.
Reports


Group Purchasing[on hiatus 2011]

Reports


Governmental Relations Committee

Chair: Karri Alderson
Members: 
Purpose: To foster awareness of the governmental processes and activities as they relate to PNC/MLA and its membership.
Reports


Membership Committee

Chair: Molly Montgomery
Members: Sally Bremner (Alaska); Helen Robertson (B.C. and Alberta); Kathy Fatkin (ID); Mary Anne Hanson (MT); Beverly Schriver (OR); Mary Beth Simiele and Betsy Bartholomew (WA).
Purpose: To assist the Membership Secretary in recruiting members in their states.
Reports


Mentoring and Recruitment [on hiatus 2014]

Chair:
Members:
Purpose: To develop liaisons with students and new librarians with experienced medical librarians; to provide information on medical library opportunities such as internships and practicum; and to encourage potential library school students to consider medical librarianship.
Reports


MLA Nominating Committee Candidate

Candidate: Loree Hyde [2019]; Vacant [2018]; Heidi Sue Adams [2016]; Gail Kouame [2015]; Beth Hill [2014]; Jackie Wirz [2013]; Heidi Sue Adams [2012]
Purpose: PNC/MLA candidate for MLA Nominating Committee. Committee prepares annually a slate of nominees for president-elect and for each director elected by the membership at large whose term expires. (Explanation of MLA Nominating Committee Process)
Reports


Nominating and Elections Committee

Chair: Vacant
Members:
Purpose: To name slate of candidates for chapter offices and to conduct chapter elections.
Reports


Professional Development Committee

Chair: Carolyn Martin 
Members:  Andrea Ball (WA) and Diana Louden (WA)
Purpose: To assess need for, plan, offer and evaluate continuing education programs for PNC/MLA members.
Goals | Reports


Technology Committee [on hiatus 2016]

Chair:
Members: 
Purpose: Responsible for investigating emerging technologies, informing members of potential uses, and integrating appropriate technologies into the PNC/MLA web site and communications.
Charge | Reports

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