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FOCAL held a
SPECIAL MEETING, as directed by the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations-Act. The resolution for
dissolution of the organization was passed during the meeting of members Oct. 27, 2016.
Motion of dissolution
Dorothy Macnaughton, President of FOCAL and Shelagh Paterson, Executive Director of the
Ontario Library Association, met in April to discuss some options for the future.
Following the decision is to dissolve FOCAL, Shelagh took a proposal for the formation of a new Committee of the OLA to the Ontario Library Association Board for their consideration. The formation of a friends committee was approved in principal at the November board meeting of the Ontario Library Association.
Jami van Haaften and Dorothy Macnaughton continue to take steps necessary to dissolve FOCAL. A draft terms of reference is needed for the new Friends Committee within the Ontario Library Association.
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Summer 2016 issue - FOCAL Point newsletter - link
Winner - Gabriele Schreiber Friends of the Year Award
Society of the Friends of the Red Deer Public Library - read more . . .