The newsletter is scheduled to be issued a few days before the monthly meeting so the timeline is worked out backwards from that.
2nd Thursday of the month – monthly meeting
Monday before the monthly meeting – newsletter emailed to members
Weekend before monthly meeting – newsletter uploaded to the website and sent to the printers, who usually turn it around on the Monday. (To be collected and taken to monthly meeting or distributed by Publicity/Membership roles)
Friday before monthly meeting – newsletter approved by committee, usually coinciding with the committee meeting (unless this has been rescheduled for some reason, and in that case approved by email.
Wednesday / Thursday before committee meeting – draft sent to committee for corrections
Monday before committee meeting – deadline for contributions, newsletter compiled, liaising with contributors as needed
A week before the deadline – reminder sent out to group leaders re the deadline