Now, don’t let the word â€œmoneyâ€ cause you to avert your eyes!! This post isn’t going to cause any anxiety! At least, I hope notâ€¦.
Last year you elected me as YALSA Fiscal Officer. Since then I have been working hard to learn about YALSA’s financial dealings. Before I took this position I had several misunderstandings about money issues and YALSA. I suspect many of you do as well. One of my goals during my tenure is to make YALSA’s financial picture more transparent so we all can be better informed. Watch for upcoming blogposts on such topics as what the Division does with your dues, why ALA conference registration is not the same as state conference registration, and how your donations to Friends of YALSA fit into the bigger financial picture.
We will begin with some myth-busting! Here are four common myths about YALSA finances:
MONEY MYTH #1 — YALSA gets money from ALA