Financial Advisory Committee

Charge

To advise the LITA Board on all fiscal matters of the Division; to advise the LITA Executive Director in preparation of an annual budget based on priorities established by the Board; to review and advise units requesting LITA funds; to review for the LITA Board Division activities, within the framework of the strategic plan, for fiscal implications; to review for the LITA Board, on a regular basis, the dues structure and to prepare and submit to the LITA Board periodic analysis of the finances of the division; to review LITA's fiscal relationship to ALA and other divisions and to represent LITA at the ALA Planning and Budget Assembly and the BARC/Divisions meeting. The Chairperson of the Financial Advisory Committee shall also be a member of the Board of Directors ex-officio, without vote and shall advise the President and the Board on matters of budget and finance at meetings of the Board of Directors. 

Roster

Elizabeth A. Stewart - Marshall (Chair, February 14, 2014, to June 3, 2016)
Susan Sharpless Smith (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Andrew K. Pace (Member, February 14, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mary Taylor (Ex-Officio Member, February 14, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, February 14, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

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Composition

Chaired by 2014 LITA Past President, one member of the Budget & Financial Strategies Task Force, and another to be appointed by current LITA President.

Origin

Committee established by LITA Board, January 27, 2014.

Staff Liaison

Valerie Edmonds-Merritt
Phone: (312) 280-4269
E-mail:  vedmonds@ala.org