For more information about CLD and the guidelines under which we operate:


Click here for the Annual Report


Click here for the Bylaws


Click here for the Policies


Click here for the Rules


Upcoming Elections for CLD Executive Committee:


CLD will accept nominations for the positions of Vice-President and Treasurer to be presented at our upcoming Fall Business Meeting, October 11-12, 2018 in Portland, OR.  Nominees must consent to the nomination and must submit at least five signatures from current members of CLD on the official nomination form.  A biographical sketch, which includes evidence of the candidate’s qualifications (see below), must accompany the nominations form.  Please send forms to Dr. Deborah Reed, Nominations Chair, via e-mail at or give them to Dr. Reed at the conference in Portland no later than 8:00AM on October 12, 2018, at which time nominations will close.


Nominees for Vice-President and Treasurer must have had prior service as either a member of:
(a) a standing committee
(b) the BOT at the national level, or
(c) the EC of an affiliated chapter.


Nomination Form



(a) serve in the President’s place and with the President’s authority in case of absence or disability of the President and President-Elect


(b) assist the President and President-Elect in the planning and preparing of the plan of operation, charges to committees, and annual budget


(c) assist the President and perform such other duties as may be assigned to the office, and


(d) serve as member of the Bylaws and Rules Committee


(e) serve as Program Chair for the following year’s Conference


Term:  Vice-President serves a one-year term, beginning July 1, 2019, and automatically succeeds to become President-Elect, President, and Past President.





a) be the custodian of all funds and shall maintain detailed accounts of all receipts and expenditures for which an accounting shall be rendered to the Annual Business Meeting, the BOT, and the EC at each regular meeting, or at any time when so requested by these bodies or by the President,

b) assist the President-Elect in the preparation of the annual budget for recommendation by the EC and approval by the BOT, and

c) recommend for approval to the BOT fiscal policies for the organization to follow that shall include banking and annual fiscal review procedures.

Term: Three consecutive years, beginning July 1, 2019.