CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – PRESIDENT-ELECT & SECRETARY-TREASURER

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – PRESIDENT-ELECT & SECRETARY-TREASURER

At the Spring AGM (May 6th 12.30 – 2.00pm, at Picasso Room, Radisson Hotel, Saskatoon) we will have elections for the 2016-17 year for President-Elect and Secretary-Treasurer. SHLA members are strongly encouraged to consider these opportunities for professional service and leadership. Members may self-nominate.

Please respond with your nomination and a brief (50 word) biography by 5 pm Thursday, March 31st.

Duties of the President-Elect:
1. a) Act in the absence of the President;

  1. a) Act in the absence of the President;
  2. b) Act as correspondent to the Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association;
  3. c) Assist the President in arranging for speakers for the Spring and Fall meetings.
  4. d) Arrange food and beverage for Fall and Spring meetings

Duties of the Secretary-Treasurer

  1. a) Publicize all meetings;
  2. b) Record and distribute the minutes of all meetings;
  3. c) Have charge of all correspondence;
  4. d) Prepare and distribute the ballots for the annual election of officers;
  5. e) Hold alternate signing power in the disbursement of the Association’s funds;
  6. f) Maintain a current registry of all members;
  7. g) Collect fees and issue receipts;
  8. h) Present annual statement of accounts based on SHLA’s fiscal year: June 1- May 31.

SHLA members who are also CHLA/ABSC members in good standing are eligible to be nominated or to self-nominate.

Please submit your nomination(s) to the SHLA President by email:
Maha Kumaran
SHLA President, 2015-16
Email: maha.kumaran@usask.ca

SHLA Fall Meeting on Dec. 4th

Our next SHLA Fall Meeting is approaching. This season Saskatchewan Polytechnic will be hosting us at the Regina Campus on December 4th. The agenda will be sent out to the membership soon; here is the line up we have put together for you:

Morning CE:
A Systematic Method for Selecting Search Terms
Presented by:  Charles Wessel, and Mary Lou Klem, University of Pittsburgh.

Afternoon Member Presentations:
Development of guidelines for synthesis review services at the Leslie and Irene Dube Health Sciences Library: A pilot project.
Presented by:  Catherine Boden and Lukas Miller, University of Saskatchewan

Consumer Health Information & Education in the Saskatoon Health Region.
Presented by:  Ashley Booth, Colleen Haichert, Caroline Monnin, and Catherine Young, Saskatoon Health Region

Welcome!

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