Category: MCLS Board

01 Jun

Expired: Call for nominations to serve on the MCLS Board of Directors

MCLS Board, News by Jan Davidson

The MCLS Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: Academic Library Representative (Indiana) Special Library Representative (Indiana) At-Large Representative (Michigan) Research Library Representative (Michigan) School Library Representative (Michigan) Please note that incumbent Board Representatives in each position except Academic Library Representative (Indiana) are eligible to …Read more »

23 May

Call for Nominations to Serve on the MCLS Board of Directors

MCLS, MCLS Board, Membership, News by Heather

The MCLS Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: At-Large Library Representative (Indiana) Public Library Representative (Indiana) Academic Library Representative (Michigan) Special Library Representative (Michigan) Please note that incumbent Board Representatives in the four positions are eligible to run for another three-year term. Each seat …Read more »

21 Dec

MCLS annual board retreat and meeting highlights

MCLS Board, News by Pam Seabolt

The MCLS Board of Directors met across two days, Thursday, Nov. 29 and Friday, Nov. 30, for their annual strategic planning retreat and November Board meeting. During the retreat, the Board considered ways to more fully engage with MCLS members, heard presentations from MCLS staff members about operations and achievements for 2018, and discussed ways …Read more »

23 Oct

Executive Director Search Update

Director, MCLS, MCLS Board, News, Staff by Heather

After a thorough process, which included a nationwide search, two rounds of interviews, and feedback from staff and members, the MCLS Board of Directors was not able to successfully fill the Executive Director position. “Naturally, we are disappointed with the outcome of this search,” said Eva Davis, MCLS Board President. “We remain committed to recruiting …Read more »

14 Sep

2018 Membership Ballot: Slate of Nominees

MCLS, MCLS Board, Membership, News by Heather

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the five seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2018. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 17. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 17 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

14 Mar

MCLS Executive Director Retirement Press Release

MCLS, MCLS Board, News, Staff by Heather

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2018 LANSING, March 14, 2018 – Midwest Collaborative for Library Services (MCLS) announced today that Randy Dykhuis, Executive Director, will retire from his position effective December 31, 2018. Dykhuis has been the Executive Director of MCLS since its creation in 2010. Prior to that, he served as the Executive Director …Read more »

21 Sep

Annual Membership Meeting scheduled for November 17

Mark your calendars for the MCLS Annual Membership Meeting to place place from 10-11am Eastern (9-10am Central) on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. This year’s membership meeting will be held online using Zoom online meeting software and will feature reports from MCLS President Eva Davis, Executive Director Randy Dykhuis, and MCLS Treasurer (and Audit Committee Chair) …Read more »

06 Sep

2017 Membership Ballot: Slate of Nominees and Bylaws Amendments

The MCLS Board of Directors has accepted the Nominating Committee’s proposed slate of candidates for the five seats whose terms expire at the end of December 2017. Electronic voting to approve the slate of candidates begins on September 18. All Member Representatives should receive an email on September 18 with voting instructions. Votes will be …Read more »

19 Jun

Call for nominations to serve on the MCLS Board of Directors

MCLS Board, News by Jan Davidson

The MCLS Nominating Committee seeks nominations from the membership for the following openings on the MCLS Board of Directors: Special Library Representative (Indiana) Academic Library Representative (Indiana) K12 Library Representative (Michigan) At-Large Library Representative (Michigan) Research Library Representative (Michigan) Each seat has a three-year term, beginning January 1, 2018 and expiring December 31, 2020. The …Read more »

28 Dec

Randy Dykhuis shares MCLS Annual Meeting highlights

Step out. Take a risk. Dare to make a difference. Keynote speakers Maxine Bleiweis and Barbara Dewey urged attendees at this year’s Annual Meeting to become better innovators. They spoke from their experience as library directors: Bleiweis at The Westport Library in Connecticut and Dewey at Penn State University. Both highlighted the ways that they …Read more »