Budget Committee

Charge

To advise the ALSC executive director in preparation of an annual budget based on priorities established by the board; to submit the budget to the ALSC board for approval; to review for the ALSC board division activities for fiscal implications; to review for the ALSC board, on a regular basis, the dues structure and to prepare and submit to the ALSC board periodic analysis of the finances of the division; to review annually at Midwinter Meeting the ALSC goals and objectives; to review ALSC's fiscal relationship to ALA and other divisions and to act as liaisons for the ALSC board to the planning and budget assembly.

Roster

Ms. Jacqueline Quinn
(Co-Chair, March 14, 2024, to June 30, 2027)
Alena Rivers
(Staff Liaison, March 1, 2023, to March 22, 2099)

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Composition

The Budget Committee consists of a chair, appointed for two years (with the option to be reappointed) from among the members with Board or Budget committee experience and familiarity in fiscal management; five members appointed from the ALSC membership at large and serving two-year terms; the Fiscal Officer; and the Past President. The Executive Director and Vice President are ex-officio members. (Chair + 7+ 2 ex-officio)

Origin

Established in 1971 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Staff Liaison

ALSC Executive Director

312-280-2163

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