Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Call for 2014-2015 ALA and Council Committee Volunteers

As ALA President-Elect, I chair both the Committee on Appointments (COAppt.) and the Committee on Committees (COC). Committee appointments will be finalized at the 2014 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, and notifications will be sent out later that spring. All committee appointments begin July 1, 2014.

The online committee volunteer form opened on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, and closes on Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. To volunteer, complete and submit the form. Please be sure to select "ALA" in the drop-down menu on the main form to volunteer for both ALA and Council committees.

Volunteers are sought for the following committees: Accreditation; American Libraries Advisory; Awards; Budget, Analysis and Review; Chapter Relations; Conference; Constitution and Bylaws; Council Orientation; Diversity; Education; Election; Human Resource Development and Recruitment Advisory; Information Technology Policy Advisory; Intellectual Freedom; International Relations; Legislation; Library Advocacy; Literacy; Literacy and Outreach Services Advisory; Membership; Membership Meetings; Organization; Policy Monitoring (current Council members only); Professional Ethics; Public and Cultural Programs Advisory; Public Awareness; Publishing; Research and Statistics; Resolutions; Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds; Scholarships and Study Grants; Status of Women in Librarianship; Training, Orientation and Leadership Development; Website Advisory; ALA-Children’s Book Council (Joint); and ALA-Society of American Archivists-Association of American of Museums (Joint).

Visit the ALA and Council Committees webpage for committee descriptions.

For technical assistance or for more information on the committee appointments process, contact Kerri Price, COAppt. and COC staff liaison (