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Announcing the Board Slate for 2019

by Ellen Frost, Vice President 2019-2020

The Nominating Committee has named a slate of candidates for the four director positions to be filled on the Board for the term 2019-2022. The candidates are (in randomized order by www.random.org): Gerone Lockhart, Calvin College and Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan Stephen Sweeney, St. John Vianney Theological Seminary, Denver,…

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Summary of June ATLA Board Meeting

by Stephen Sweeney, 2017-2018 ATLA Board of Directors Secretary The ATLA Board of Directors met June 13 in Indianapolis, Indiana, at the Hyatt Regency hotel. During this meeting, the Board reviewed 2018-2019 appointments for Board committees. The Board discussed with the Executive Director ways to structure reporting on Organizational Ends…

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Nomination of ATLA Board Candidates by Petition: How It Works

by Timothy D. Lincoln

Because ATLA values the participation of members, the Association has created a process to nominate a member to run for the Board of Directors other than those named on the slate created by the Nominating Committee. This process is called nomination by petition. The Nominating Committee’s slate will be announced…

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Summary of February’s ATLA Board of Directors Meeting

by Stephen Sweeney, President 2019-2020

The ATLA Board of Directors met February 22-24 in Chicago. During this meeting, the Board reviewed the findings of the auditors from RSM US LLC regarding the organization’s accounting review and financial health. The auditors presented an unmodified opinion for the period reviewed (August 31, 2016 – August 31, 2017)…

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Letter from the Nominating Committee

Submitted by Timothy D. Lincoln, Nominating Chair The ATLA Board provides strategic oversight of the work of the Association. Annually, the membership elects a group of Individual members to serve three-year Board terms. The ATLA Board typically meets three times a year (February, June, and October). On behalf of the…

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ATLA Board Members Elected for 2018-2021

Ellen Frost, Shaneé Yvette Murrain, Armin Siedlecki, and Matthew Thiesen have been elected to serve on the American Theological Library Association’s (ATLA) Board of Directors. ATLA members elected the four candidates to serve a three-year term from 2018 to 2021, subject to the membership’s confirmation of the Board Secretary’s report at the 2018 Annual Conference. Approximately 44% of…

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ATLA Membership Votes to Amend Bylaws

In the 2018 election, ATLA members passed a ballot initiative to amend the ATLA Bylaws to replace the Lifetime membership class with two new membership classes, Retired and Emeritus. Once the membership confirms the Board Secretary’s report at the 2018 Annual Conference, the amended ATLA Bylaws will go into effect…

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Summary of ATLA Board Meeting

Submitted by Tracy Powell Iwaskow, ATLA Board Secretary The ATLA Board of Directors met June 13 in Atlanta, Georgia, on the campus of the Robert W. Woodruff Library at Atlanta University Center. During this meeting, the Board reviewed 2017-18 appointments for Board committees. The Board discussed with the Executive Director…

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Summary of ATLA Board of Directors Meeting

Submitted by Tracy Powell Iwaskow, ATLA Board of Directors Secretary The ATLA Board of Directors met February 23-25 in Chicago. During this meeting, the Board reviewed the findings of the auditors from RSM US LLC regarding the organization’s accounting review and financial health. The auditors presented an unmodified opinion for the…

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ATLA Board Members Elected for 2017-2020

Jennifer Bartholomew, Suzanne Estelle-Holmer, Matthew Ostercamp, and Michelle Spomer have been elected to serve on the American Theological Library Association's (ATLA) Board of Directors. ATLA members elected the four candidates to serve a three-year term from 2017 to 2020, subject to the membership's confirmation of the Board Secretary's report at the…

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