SLA Votes Yes

The first half of the business meeting was scheduled to run from 5:15 to 6:15 p.m. today. Astonishingly, it didn’t take the entire hour for the membership to vote "yes" on both issues. SLA will now have electronic voting and the association year and its fiscal year will coincide. No one offered to speak either for or against electronic voting and it passed with, I think, only 1 dissenting vote. Three people spoke in favor of aligning the association and fiscal years (although one seemed both for and against it, which confused me) and the membership voted overwhelmingly for the proposal. Less than 10 people voted no.

It was certainly different from the European Constitution votes last week in France the The Netherlands!

Marydee Ojala
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