Volunteers sought for ALA committeesSeptember 19, 2008 2:24 pm American Library Association
ALA President-elect Camila Alire is seeking applicants and nominees for appointments to the 2009-2010 ALA and Council committees.
The deadline for submitting applications and nominations is December 5, 2008.
Alire is asking for volunteers to serve on the following ALA committees:
Accreditation; American Libraries Advisory; Awards; Chapter Relations; Conference; Constitution and Bylaws; Election; Human Resource Development and Recruitment Advisory; Information Technology Policy Advisory; Literacy; Literacy and Outreach Services Advisory; Membership; Membership Meetings; Nominating; Orientation, Training and Leadership Development; Public and Cultural Programs Advisory; Public Awareness; Publishing; Research and Statistics; Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds; Scholarships and Study Grants; Website Advisory
The following ALA joint committees:
ALA-Children’s Book Council; ALA-Association of American of Museums; and ALA-Association of American Publishers
And, the following Council committees: Advocacy; Budget, Analysis and Review; Committee on Committees; Diversity; Education; Intellectual Freedom; International Relations; Legislation; Organization; Council Orientation, Planning and Budget Assembly; Policy Monitoring; Professional Ethics; Public Awareness; Publishing; Resolutions; and Status of Women in Librarianship.
Committee charges are available in the ALA Handbook of Organization (http://www.ala.org/ala/ourassociation/aboutala/alahandbookorganization.cfm).
The online committee volunteer form is available at: http://cs.ala.org/alacommittees/volunteer.html
The ALA Committee on Committees and Committee on Appointments will assist in making the appointments. Individuals selected to serve on a committee will be notified after the 2009 ALA Midwinter Meeting in Denver (Colo.) and will begin their committee service at the conclusion of the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.