Timeline

Appointment of SCOE by ALA President Jim Neal (New Orleans)June 2018
Remodeling Summit (Chicago)October 2018
Initial ideas presentations to members (Seattle)January 2019
Virtual ideas presentation to membersFebruary 2019
Executive Committee Meeting, meetings with ALA staff (Chicago)March 23, 2019
4 virtual input sessions with specific member groupsApril 2019
SCOE review and developing preliminary recommendations (Chicago)May 7-8 2019
Meetings with ALA staff (Chicago)May 20, 2019
Presentation of preliminary recommendations to members (Washington, DC)June 2019
Virtual presentation of preliminary recommendations to membersJuly 8 & July 19, 2019
Meetings with ALA staff (Washington, DC)July 15, 2019
Fiscal analysis by working group, integration of chapters and affiliatesJuly – September 2019
Development of recommendations (Chicago)September 2019
Presentation of recommendations to Executive BoardOctober 2019
Release of Forward Together to membersNovember 2019
Constitution & Bylaws Committee and Committee on Organizations AnalysesNovember 2019 – April 2020
Introduction of new ALA executive directorJanuary 2020
Presentations to members virtually and at Midwinter Meeting (Philadelphia)January 2020
Constitution & Bylaws Committee and Committee on Organizations Analyses presented to the Executive Board April 2020
New member group transitions work of Forward Together from SCOESpring 2020
Additional timeline goals established and shared with membersSummer 2020
Possible Council vote on some Constitution & Bylaws and Policy changes as determined by new member groupJanuary 2021