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    MLA vConnections: Association Member Series

    “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” —Helen Keller

    Join your MLA colleagues to learn about the exciting ways in which your MLA is growing to serve you better and how our amazing members have brought and continue to bring ingenuity and passion to help our institutions combat COVID-19.

    This page will be updated weekly with links to conversation details including, agendas, speaker information, and meeting passwords.

    MLA vConnections: Association Member Series
    MLA Business Meeting Mark Your Calendar
    MLA Voting Members are invited to participate in the association’s annual business meeting. An agenda and access to instructions will be distributed closer to the meeting date.
    • Tuesday, May 19
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m., central
    • All MLA members encouraged to attend.
    • Meeting Details
    Community Council Meeting Mark Your Calendar
    What a year it’s been for MLA caucus leaders! Council Chair Liz Lorbeer, AHIP, will lead the group in its annual business meeting which will include a short meet and greet with MLA leaders, a communities’ policies discussion, and a presentation by incoming Chair Adela V. Justice, AHIP.
    • Wednesday, May 20
    • 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m., central
    • Community Council members
    • Meeting details
    Chapter Council Meeting Mark Your Calendar
    Chapter Council’s annual business meeting will feature reports from Chair Donna R. Berryman, AHIP, and from various chapter council liaisons to MLA committees. New Chapter Council business and recognition of outgoing members is also on the agenda. .
    • Thursday, May 21
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • Chapter Council members
    • Meeting details
    Open Forum: Communities Mark Your Calendar
    Join Communities Transition Team leaders Stephanie Fulton, AHIP and Keith Cogdill, AHIP, as they highlight the many accomplishments made by MLA members during this transitional year. Available resources and details on future plans will be shared with community leaders. Bring questions about any aspect of MLA communities.
    • Tuesday, May 26
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Meeting details
    Open Forum: Diversity and Inclusion Mark Your Calendar
    Last fall, MLA’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force chair sent a survey to MLA members to ascertain the association’s demographic makeup and gather members’ perceptions about diversity, equity, and inclusion in MLA. Join task force chair Sandra Franklin, AHIP and task force member JJ Pionke in a discussion about the survey results.
    • Tuesday, June 2
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Meeting details
    Open Forum: Annual Meeting Innovation Mark Your Calendar
    As the outreach and recommendations of the Annual Meeting Innovation Task Force comes to a close, COVID-19 disruptions have accelerated the changes to the MLA annual meeting.
    • Tuesday, June 9
    • 1:00 p.m.– 2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Watch here for meeting details and links.
    Open Forum: Education Mark Your Calendar
    MLA members in education leadership roles and the MLA education director will present on MLA education, demonstrate new self-paced online courses, and invite participants to ask questions and share ideas.
    • Tuesday, June 16
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Watch here for meeting details and links.
    Open Forum: Finances
    Mark Your Calendar

    Take a deeper dive into MLA Finances with Treasurer Shannon D. Jones, AHIP, and Executive Director Kevin Baliozian. Find out how MLA funds its programs, and how it is adjusting to the reality of COVID-19 disruption. Get your questions ready!

    • Wednesday, June 24
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Watch here for meeting details and links.
    Open Forum: Publications Mark Your Calendar
    An opportunity for structured discussion about MLA publications and exchange of ideas. MLA publications are intended to enrich lifelong learning, serve as a resource for organizational information, and promote research relevant to health information professionals.
    • Tuesday, June 30
    • 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m., central
    • All MLA Members 
    • Watch here for meeting details and links.

     

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