MLS Annual Meeting
November 5, 2018
Hogan Center, College of the Holy Cross
We invite you to join us for the 2018 MLS Annual Meeting.
In addition to the Business Meeting, the current class of Project SET will present their ignite talks, and we’ll welcome Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation as our Keynote Speaker.
Executive Director Search Committee Update
The MLS Executive Board met to discuss the continuation of the search process as they were unable to hire a candidate they felt was right for the organization at this time. They shared their gratitude for the hard work of the initial search team, especially the time put in by Melinda Webster Loof as the chair of the committee. The Executive Board discussed all of the feedback received concerning the search process, from board members, staff and MLS members. Taking this feedback into consideration, along with realizing the time already spent by members of the previous search, the board approved a new Search Committee. This committee will be constituted of seven members: three board members, three MLS members at large and James Lonergan from the MBLC. In addition, the Search Committee will form a subcommittee of 6-8 individuals to help provide feedback on candidates throughout the process. This group will include staff members and members of MLS representing diverse geographic locations and library types. The Search Committee will begin to meet in October, and should have a new job posting ready to go before the end of the year. Continue reading