Category Archives: Chapter Business

Make an Impact! The Annual Meeting Special Committee Needs YOU!

Submitted by Clare Leibfarth and Bette Sydelko, Co-Chairs, Annual Meetings Special Committee  But Wait! What is the Annual Meetings Special Committee? Planning our chapter’s annual meetings involves many chapter members and is a lot of hard work! At any one time, … Continue reading

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Midwest MLA Fundraiser Initiative

Submitted by Edith Starbuck, Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee The financial situation of the Midwest Chapter / MLA and reduction in scholarships/grants awarded prompted Clare Leibfarth to suggest trying a fundraiser during the 2016 conference.  As Chair of the Awards … Continue reading

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Midwest MLA Awards and Scholarships Committee Report

Submitted by Edith Starbuck (OH), Chair, Awards and Scholarships Committee The 2015-2016 Awards and Scholarships Committee members included: Martha Airth-Kindree (WI), Jessica DeCaro (OH), Abigail Goben (IL), Nicole Theis-Mahon (MN), and Debra Werner (IL), President-Elect.  I want to thank them … Continue reading

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Chapter News: Results of Survey on Membership Dues

Results of Survey on Membership Dues: Regular Memberships Dues Increasing to $30 in 2015 Submitted by Liz Weinfurter, Immediate Past President At the Chapter Business Meeting in Bismarck on October 12th, the membership in attendance voted unanimously to approve a … Continue reading

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President’s Message

Submitted by Liz Fine Weinfurter, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2014 Greetings, Midwest Chapter! Somehow the summer has flown by, and fall is practically here. I know that for many of us, students are back and a new school year is in … Continue reading

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Message from the President

Submitted by Liz Fine Weinfurter, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2014 Happy Summer, Midwest Chapter! We made it! It seems like winter just ended last week, so it’s hard to believe it’s already June. For those of us in academic environments, graduation … Continue reading

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Message from the President

Submitted by Liz Fine Weinfurter, Midwest Chapter/MLA President 2014 Greetings from the Polar Vortex, hearty Midwest Chapterners!   I’m writing this in January, so I’m hoping it’s not quite as bad at press time in February.  So far in Minnesota we’ve … Continue reading

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Midwest Chapter Board Meeting

Submitted by Chris Childs, Recording Secretary, Midwest Chapter/MLA The Executive Board of the Midwest Chapter met Oct 4, 2013.  The following action items were determined: The archivist will upload the rosters to the website under “Chapter History.”   The treasurer … Continue reading

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Not Quite Business as Usual

Annual Business Meeting Highlights October 9 and October 10, 2006 Submitted by Deborah Lauseng, Midwest Chapter Secretary Taubman Medical Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI dlauseng@umich.edu Revised Bylaws Passed Unanimously! With minor last minute edits, the membership voted unanimously … Continue reading

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