Music OCLC Users Group: Call for Nominations (Board Positions)
The MOUG Nominating Committee seeks nominations for the offices of Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect (a 4-year commitment), Treasurer-Elect (a 4-year commitment) and Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator (a 2-year commitment). We will assemble a slate of candidates this summer for an election to be held in the fall. Terms of office will begin at the end of the MOUG annual meeting to be held in Orlando, Florida, in February 2017. Below are brief descriptions of each office, paraphrased from the MOUG Bylaws and MOUG Handbook.
Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: The person in this position serves for 4 years: 1 year as Vice-Chair/Chair Elect, 2 years as Chair, and 1 year as Past Chair. The Chair directs the work of the Executive
Board and is responsible for the general supervision of the organization’s affairs. The Chair
appoints committees and their chairs and special positions, serves as an ex officio member of all committees, and orients new Board members to their duties. Additionally, the Chair writes a column for the MOUG Newsletter, calls meetings, and serves when necessary as a liaison to OCLC and other affiliations.
Treasurer-Elect: The person in this position serves for 4 years: 1 year as Treasurer-Elect, 2 years as Treasurer, and 1 year as Past-Treasurer. The Treasurer serves as a member of the Executive Board and participates in general supervision of the organization’s affairs. The Treasurer keeps financial accounts, pays bills and makes deposits for the organization, prepares a yearly budget, and handles financial transactions for the organization. Additionally, the treasurer serves as membership officer and handles claims for back issues of the Newsletter.
Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator: The person in this position serves for 2 years. The Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator serves as a member of the Executive Board and participates in general supervision of the organization’s affairs. The Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator coordinates activities with regard to public and collection service issues related to OCLC products and services. Additionally, the Reference, Discovery, and Collection Coordinator also enlists members for and leads the Reference, Discovery, and Collection Committee.
If you would like to nominate someone (including yourself) for either office, or if you would like
more information, please call or e-mail one of the committee members. For full consideration,
please submit nominations by Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Nominations received after that date may also be considered. Candidates for office must be individual members of MOUG in good standing at the time the ballot is distributed.
For more information about MOUG, please see https://musicoclcusers.org/. Serving as an officer on the Executive Board is a wonderful and rewarding opportunity to more fully engage in MOUG’s activities. Thank you in advance for your willingness to contribute to the continued vitality of our organization!
MOUG Nominating Committee
Karla Jurgemeyer, Committee Chair
St. Olaf College
Music and Fine Arts Catalog Librarian
Cataloging & Metadata Unit Leader
Senior Music Catalog Librarian