Membership Advisory Group – April–August 2019 Report

The group met 1 time this reporting period.

Recent Activities

First Activity
The main activity of the Membership Advisory Group was to write and send welcome emails to the new registered members of the PLA organization. All advisory group members sent emails to new PLA members across the United States and Canada. Advisory members also answered any questions new members had about the PLA organization.
Meets PLA’s strategic goals for Organizational Excellence

Second Activity
PLA Membership Advisory Members also promoted PLA activities, upcoming events, and workshops through the welcome emails to inform new PLA members about what the organization has to offer them.
Meets PLA’s strategic goals for Advocacy and Awareness, Organizational Excellence

What will your group be working on for the next six months?
The group will be continuing with the welcome emails as we have received appreciative feedback from new members. Also advisory members will be planning a members-only event for the 2020 PLA Conference.

Does the group have any policy recommendations, ideas with financial impact, or other items to bring to the PLA Board for discussion or action?
Not at this time.

Are there other PLA/ALA committees your group might collaborate with to benefit the work of all?
PLA 2020 Conference Committee

Have there been any issues related to meeting participation/attendance for any of the group’s members?

Is there anything PLA could have provided during this time that would have helped your group with its work?
No – we enjoyed communicating through ALA Connect.

Submitted by Kimberly Hagen on 08/19/2019