Committees

SWFLN’s professional committees are comprised of library staff members, past and present, from the Southwest Florida region.

If you are interested in joining a SWFLN committee, please contact Luly Castro by phone (239) 313-6338 or by email.

Audit
Committee Charge
To evaluate audit firms’ proposals and send a recommendation for audit engagement to the Board of Directors, review the audit and management report, and report findings to the Board of Directors.

Continuing Education
Committee Charge
To determine the Continuing Education needs of the SWFLN members, recommend Continuing Education activities, and an overall Continuing Education program for SWFLN.

Legislative
Committee Charge
To stay informed on statewide library issues, and particularly MLC issues; to make recommendations to the SWFLN Board of Directors regarding the annual MLC legislative platform; and to encourage staff and colleagues to contact legislators and the Governor’s office in support of the MLC legislative platform when appropriate.

Membership
Committee Charge
To plan and participate in an active membership drive to increase the number of members, both Institutional Members and Personal Affiliates, for SWFLN.

Nominating
Committee Charge
To compile a Slate of Officers and Personal Affiliate Representatives when applicable for the upcoming year, and provide nominees for vacancies as needed.

Personnel
Committee Charge
This adhoc committee develops policies and procedures to address personnel matters.

Program
Committee Charge
To develop program and meeting content for Southwest Florida Library Network Membership Meetings.

Resource Sharing
Committee Charge
To determine resource sharing potential among SWFLN members in general, and produce an outline of resource sharing projects and programs to be investigated. To evaluate the viability of a network among the member libraries for interlibrary loan of serial articles within the network and beyond.