Guidelines for Preparation of ƵResolutions

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ƵMembership Meetings

Any member, with seconder, may offer a resolution for consideration at the Membership Meeting provided the resolution has been reviewed by the ƵResolutions Committee. All resolutions must be received by the ƵResolutions Committee at alaresolutions@ala.org at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the calling of a meeting to order. This deadline ensures that final resolutions will be posted by the Council Secretariat (Marsha P. Burgess, mburgess@ala.org) within twenty-four (24) hours of the calling of a meeting to order.

When preparing a resolution for submission to the Resolutions Committee for consideration, please also fill out the Resolution e-form available at . Although in some cases some components of the e-form may not be applicable, please try to be as complete as possible. Any information you provide will help to expedite the resolution process.

To allow other ƵMembers time to consider your resolution, please post your proposed resolution as a "Document" to the Member community in ƵConnect .

Questions and concerns about Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes can be addressed to John Clexton, chair, Resolutions Committee, alaresolutions@ala.org. The Resolutions Committee will review all moved and seconded resolutions and may suggest changes to the form and language of a Resolution, Memorial or Tribute for clarity and to assist the body in its consideration.

ƵCouncil Meetings

Any councilor, with seconder, may offer a resolution for consideration at the Council Meeting provided the resolution has been reviewed by the ƵResolutions Committee. All resolutions must be received by the ƵResolutions Committee at alaresolutions@ala.org at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the calling of a meeting to order. This deadline ensures that final resolutions will be posted by the Council Secretariat (Marsha P. Burgess, mburgess@ala.org) within twenty-four (24) hours of the calling of a meeting to order.

When preparing a resolution for submission to the Resolutions Committee for consideration, please also fill out the Resolution e-form available at . Although in some cases some components of the e-form may not be applicable, please try to be as complete as possible. Any information you provide will help to expedite the resolution process.

To allow other Councilors time to consider your resolution, please post your proposed resolution as a "Document" to the Council community in ƵConnect .

Questions and concerns about Resolutions, Memorials and Tributes can be addressed to John Clexton, chair, Resolutions Committee, alaresolutions@ala.org. The Resolutions Committee will review all moved and seconded resolutions and may suggest changes to the form and language of a Resolution, Memorial or Tribute for clarity and to assist the body in its consideration.

Resolutions Committee