ALA Conference Council II

President Courtney Young asked for a moment of silence to honor the memory of Cynthia G Hurd, a public library manager in Charleston, SC and the eight others who were murdered at the Emanuel AME Church.

Outgoing Executive Board members and councilors were recognized

Loida Garcia-Febo, Chair of the International Relations Committee, presented her report. Almost 600 librarians from 62 countries registered for the 2015 Annual Conference. The IFLA World Library and Information Conference will be held in Columbus, OH, August 13-19, 2016,

Julius Jefferson, President of the Freedom to Read Foundation (FRTF) presented highlights of the FTRF.

Mary E. Rzepczynski, Chair of the Committee on Organization, presented her report and asked Council to approve the following revision.

The Budget Analysis & Review Committee (BARC) consists of nine (9) Members:

  • Two (2) ALA Executive Board Members, with staggered two-year terms
  • Six (6) ALA Members, with staggered four-year terms
  • ALA Treasurer (ex-officio voting)

Keith Michael Fiels announced that current conference registration stands at 22,614.

It was a very short meeting and we were adjourned by 9:10.

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