BCALA Committees

BCALA carries out its work through the use of committees. Each committee has a specific purpose, defined at the time it is established

Affiliates

Charge: Shall serve as the liaison between non-voting affiliate members in accordance with Article III, the Chapters in accordance with Article X, and the Black Caucus Executive Board; solicit state or local organizations of Black library and information service personnel to affiliate with the Black Caucus as Chapters; maintain and transfer as appropriate records and files on non-voting affiliate members and Chapters. 
link: Affiliated Chapters

Committee Chair:  Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako) 

Awards Committee

Charge: In accordance with the awards manual and procedures reviewed and approved by the Executive Board, shall administer the Black Caucus awards; solicit nominations, select the recipient, and present the Annual Distinguished Service Award; present, in conjunction with the President, Certificates of Appreciation and Special Recognition Plaques.

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Budget and Finance

Charge: Shall monitor fiscal affairs of the Black Caucus; audit the financial records submitted by the Treasurer; solicit, in conjunction with the treasurer, budget requests from officers and committee chairs and present a budget allocation request report to the Executive Board for review and approval at the Midwinter meeting; make recommendations to the Executive Board in all areas of financial management; participate in any fundraising activities reviewed and approved by the Executive Board.

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