As per the MCLS Operating Procedures, the Members Council for Library Services (MCLS) elects an Executive Committee to assist FLVC in coordinating library-related activities of the organization and to facilitate a collaborative and open communication process. The Executive Committee's responsibilities include:

  • Fostering communication among member institutions about library related FLVC issues and operations
  • Helping set the agenda for areas of interest for advisement
  • Soliciting, synthesizing, and communicating advice from the Members Council on Library Services to FLVC regarding service and product development.
  • Creating committees and task forces as needed
  • Participating in the selection of the Executive Director for Library Services when a vacancy occurs
  • Recommending legislative budget requests and e-resource funding recommendations
  • Reviewing recommendations fo the Members Council on changes to Council membership and operating procedures
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with the Members Council on Distance Learning and Student Services and other entities


The Chair, Chair-Elect, and the Past Chair of the Members Council will serve as officers of the Executive Committee for the duration of their term as officers of the Members Council. In addition, the MCLS shall elect two at-large representatives for two-year terms on the Executive Committee and a Secretary who shall record, prepare, and submit minutes of the all Executive Committee meetings. The Executive Director for Library Services is an Ex-Officio member of the Executive Committee.

The current members of the Executive Committee is:

Member Institution Position Term
Christine Boatright Florida Gateway College Chair 2021-2024
Brent Mai University of North Florida Chair-Elect 2022-2025
Gale Etschmaier Florida State University Past Chair 2020-2023
Lena Phelps South Florida State College Secretary 2022-2023
Judy Russell University of Florida At-Large (SUS) 2022-2024
Morgan Tracy Seminole State College At-Large (FCS) 2021-2023
Elijah Scott FLVC (Executive Director of Library Services) Ex-Officio  


A listing of past members of the Executive Committee can be found here.


The Executive Committee of the MCLS typically meets monthly via web conference.

Agendas, materials, and minutes for the meetings of the Executive Committee are listed below.

2022 Meetings
2021 Meetings
2020 Meetings
2019 Meetings
2018 Meetings
2017 Meetings
2016 Meetings
2015 Meetings
2014 Meetings
2013 Meetings