Policy & Procedures Manual

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I. OVERVIEW

I. A. Mission Statement
I. B. Organization and Objectives
I. C. Membership
I. D. Annual Dues
I. E. Strategic Plan

II. ADMINISTRATION

II. A. Executive Board
II. B. Administrative Committee
II. C. New Board Orientation

III. OFFICERS

III. A. Eligibility
III. B. Term of office
III. C. Vacancies
III. D. President’s Duties
III. E. Vice President/President Elect’s Duties
III. F. Treasurer’s Duties
III. G. Secretary’s Duties
III. H. Directors’ Duties
III. I. Past President’s Duties

IV. STATE REPRESENTATIVES

V. SECTIONS: OVERVIEW

VI. COMMITTEES: OVERVIEW

VI. A. Committee Chairs
VI. B. Standing Committees: Bylaws
VI. C. Standing Committees: Conference Planning
VI. D. Standing Committees: Educational Assistance
VI. E. Standing Committees: Finance
VI. F. Standing Committees: Intellectual Freedom
VI. G. Standing Committees: Membership
VI. H. Standing Committee:  New England Library Leadership Symposium (NELLS)
VI. I. Standing Committees: Nominating
VI. J  Standing Committees: Public Relations
VI. K. Special Committees

VII. SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS: OVERVIEW

VIII. STAFF

VIII. A. Section Support
VIII. B. Annual Review Policy and Procedures

IX. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR(S)

IX. A. Conference Management Contractor
IX. B. Technology Contractor
IX. C. Annual Review Policy and Procedures

X. ELECTIONS

XI. AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP, BEQUESTS AND GRANTS

XI. A. Emerson Greenaway Award
XI. B. Educational Assistance Fund
XI. C. NELA Graduate Study Scholarships
XI. D. Spectrum Scholarship Grants
XI. E. Continuing Education Grants
XI. F. Conference Grants
XI. G. Jordan Miller Bequest

XII. PROGRAMS

XII. A. Stand Alone Programs
XII. B. NELA President’s Attendance at State Conferences
XII. C. New England Library Leadership Symposium (NELLS)

XIII. FINANCIAL

XIII. A. Investment Policy (Adopted 7/92; Reviewed 7/98)
XIII. B. Financial Plan (Approved 10/6/96)
XIII. C. Financial Management  (Adopted February 1991)
XIII. D. Travel Expenditures
XIII. E. Dues

XIV. PUBLICATIONS GUIDELINES

XIV. A. General Policy
XIV. B. Public Relations Committee
XIV. C. Publication Guidelines
XIV. D. Policy on Section Newsletters
XIV. E. Policy on Flyers
XIV. F. Editorial policy for the NELA Newsletter
XIV. G. Guidelines for Submitting Items to NELA News
XIV. H. Web Site Guidelines