The Future CLA Working Group has been tasked with developing a more detailed proposal for a federated association-of-associations model for CLA. The proposed timeline originally suggested in the original concept paper was immediately recognized as too ambitious. The draft timeline below is what we are currently contemplating.
This proposed timeline (and process) will be discussed and further revised or confirmed in early June 2015.
|Send detailed proposal materials to Stakeholder Group. Issue member update.||May 15, 2015|
|Meet with Stakeholder Group to discuss details of proposed revision||June 2, 2015|
|Present facets of model for discussion with members at CLA Conference||Conference|
|Assemble feedback from CLA and other sources for Working Group review||June 15-25|
|Identify revised proposal changes (version 2)||July|
|Confirm revised proposal facets with large stakeholder group and complete revised proposal (version 2)||August|
|Issue revised proposal (version 2) to library community||September|
|Consultation with various library association memberships and library community. Gather feedback and confirm revisions to version 2.||October/
|Prepare final proposal (version 3)||December|
|Issue final proposal (version 3)||January 1, 2016|
|Decision-making by member associations||TBC|
|CLA vote on motion||TBC|