ASCLA Finance and Planning Committee


To advise the ASCLA executive director in preparation of an annual budget based on priorities established by the ASCLA Board of Directors.

To submit a recommended budget for action to the ASCLA Board of Directors.

To advise the ASCLA Board of Directors on all fiscal matters of the division, including the fiscal implications of the division's programs and products.

To develop an ASCLA strategic plan and an ASCLA business plan in consultation with the ASCLA Executive Director, the ASCLA Board of Directors, members and other stakeholders and monitor implementation strategies and results.

To review ASCLA's fiscal relationship to ALA and other divisions

To act as the liaison for the ASCLA Board to the ALA Planning and Budget Assembly.


Michael A. Golrick (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Adam S. Szczepaniak, JR. (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Carrie Scott Banks (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Amy Jane Paget (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Patrice M. Johnson (ASCLA Designated Director, Special Populations, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Sheryl L. Knab (ASCLA Designated Director, Cooperatives and Networks, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mary J. Soucie (ASCLA Designated Director, State Library Agencies, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Jessica D. Hughes (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to October 8, 2045)
Melissa Tracy (Staff Liaison, April 21, 2017, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 06/20/2018. Last retrieved on 06/20/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


See ASCLA Bylaws.


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