Magazine article American Libraries

Candidates Sought for 2013 Elections

Magazine article American Libraries

Candidates Sought for 2013 Elections

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The ALA Nominating Committee is soliciting candidates to run on the 2013 spring ballot for the offices of ALA president-elect, treasurer, and councilor-at-large. The deadline for nominations is August 17.

The committee will select two candidates each to run for president - elect and treasurer, and no fewer than 50 candidates for the 33 available at-large Council seats.

The president - elect will serve a three-year term: as president - elect in 2013-2014; as president in 2014-2015; and as immediate past president in 2015-2016.

The treasurer will serve a three-year term beginning at the end of the 2013 Annual Conference and concluding at the end of the 2016 Annual Conference.

Councilors-at-large will serve three-year terms, beginning after the 2013 Annual Conference and ending at the adjournment of the 2016 Annual Conference.

The president, treasurer, and councilors also serve in corresponding roles in the ALA Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA). individuals considering ALA-APA office are encouraged to consult with their employer regarding any restrictions regarding lobbying activities or service on the governing body of a 501(c)6 organization. …

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