Proclamation - MPLA Executive Board

We-Ko-Pa Resort, Arizona

14 November 2014

The Board of the Mountain Plains Library Association proclaims its gratitude and thanks to the Arizona Library Association for hosting the 2014 AZLA/MPLA joint conference.

WHEREAS, the programming of the joint conference was arranged in collaboration between the two Associations to ensure a well-rounded and diverse slate of informative and entertaining offerings to attendees;

WHEREAS, the facilities and staff of the We Ko Pa resort and the people of the Yavapai Nation provided a lovely location for conference, which will be long remembered for its luxurious setting in the desert;

WHEREAS, the Conference Committee Chairs Ginnie Pannabecker, Claudia Leon, and Casey VanHaren, and Chair of the Conference Program Committee, Jasper Halt, generously and thoughtfully included MPLA's interests and concerns at every juncture of the planning process;

WHEREAS, a special word of thanks must be said to Ann Boles, AzLA President, Dan Stanton, AzLA President-elect, Dale Savage, MPLA Representative and Ann Leonard, AzLA Webmaster for continually smoothing the path towards a successful joint conference;

NOW THEREFORE, LET IT BE PROCLAIMED that the Mountain Plains Library Association Executive Board thanks the Arizona Library Association for hosting the 2014 Joint Conference, which truly illustrates the theme that Libraries ARE the Best of the West!

Annie Epperson
MPLA President 2014/15