GWLA Working Groups
This page describes the activities and responsibilities of GWLA Committees, Task Forces, and Interest Groups. If you are interested in forming a group within GWLA or joining a current working group, please send a message to the Webmaster and the appropriate GWLA staff liaison will contact you.
Budget and Finance Committee
The Budget and Finance Committee is charged with providing general oversight of the organization’s budget financial health, including revenues, expenditures, investments and cash flow. Specifically, the committee will:
Report to the GWLA Board of Directors on all financial matters related to the consortium
Provide advice and direction to the Executive Director on the following:
Annual budget preparation and management
Management of cash flow for optimum return on investment of cash reserves
Annual audit and federal tax filing
Operating reserve management
Meet with the Board and/or the Executive Director as needed.
Planning and Organization Committee
GWLA has established an Opportunities Fund to advance its strategic initiatives. GWLA committees and groups can apply for grants of up to $10,000 for a year to plan, create, and implement projects that will have an impact on GWLA libraries. The GWLA Board of Directors is responsible for making the awards. Proposals may be submitted at any time. Reports on progress should be submitted prior to both the fall and spring membership meetings to the GWLA Executive Director.
Opportunity Fund Application Form (PDF, 99 kb; link opens in new tab)