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ROSTER


2008-2009 Charge

TYPE: Process Committee

PURPOSE: The Grants Committee is charged with coordinating the grant program to further the interests and goals of the Association and its members by providing grants to cover registration costs at either the Annual Meeting or a workshop associated with the Annual Meeting.

CHARGE: The Committee shall review and recommend to the Executive Board criteria for grant awards according to contemporary funding circumstances; coordinate the procurement, receipt and acknowledgement of grant funds; publicize the availability of grants, solicit applications, and award grants according to established criteria.

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be for two years, except that the Vice Chair and Chair will each serve three years. The returning member selected as Vice Chair at the end of the first year shall serve in that capacity in the second year and become the Chair of the committee for an additional third year.

SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, five members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE:

Goal II: Education

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Scholarships Committee performs similar work. The Grants Committee works with the Diversity Committee to screen for duplication in the awarding of the AALL Minority Leadership Development Award, the recipient of which is chosen by the Diversity Committee.

2007-2008 Charge

CHARGE: The committee shall review and recommend to the Executive Board criteria for grant awards according to contemporary funding circumstances; coordinate the procurement, receipt and acknowledgment of grant funds; publicize the availability of grants, solicit applications, and award grants according to established criteria.

SIZE: The committee shall consist of six members and the chair.