Submitted by Terry Long
· Jobline greatly contributes to the VLA bottom line
· 900 members of VLA
· VLA/VALL meeting
o 477 registrations so far
o 28 people have signed up for the tour of the Va Supreme Court and library
o 72 of 75 booths have sold
o New Member Forum will offer a pub crawl
· 2016 conference will be at the Homestead and 2017 conference will be in Norfolk
· ALA is interested in offering VLA’s Presentation Academy to their larger membership
· Lisa Varga, VLA’s Executive Director, attended ALA Leadership Institute
· VLA is considering establishing a writing academy similar to their presentation academy.
· VLA Executive Board will write a letter to President Obama asking him to appoint a librarian as Librarian of Congress.
· In October the Professional Associates Forum will ask for proposals for the 2016 conference