The Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL) is seeking volunteers for the following Executive Committee and Sub-Committee positions, to begin this Spring.
All staff from AAAL member institutions (https://aaal.ca/membership/membership-list/) are eligible. We ask that for Executive Committee roles (we accept nominations or self-nominations) that interested candidates include a brief statement of interest in your email. For Sub-Committee positions, we only require an expression of interest.
Please forward Executive Nominations and Sub-Committee nominations to Alison Pitcher (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for applications/nominations is Friday, April 29th at noon.
For a brief description of roles please see below. If you have any questions about the roles, please reach out to Ali Foster (email@example.com).
Executive Committee Vacancies
Chair-Elect (2-3 year term – first as Chair-Elect, second year as chair, third year as Past-Chair). Responsibilities include:
- Call for volunteers for executive and standing committee positions as needed and ensure positions are filled and elections carried out as needed;
- Communicate changes to the Executive and Committee roster, including position terms, to the Communications Committee.
- Solicit applications for the Professional Development Award and oversee award disbursements
Learning & Development Committee – 2 vacancies (2-year term)
The Learning & Development Committee is responsible for coordinating and supporting Professional Development activities for AAAL, particularly planning the professional development portion of the Fall and Spring meetings, including: identifying theme, managing the call for and evaluation of presentation proposals, and arranging keynote presenter(s).
For a full list of responsibilities for each role/committee, please visit the AAAL Bylaws Page.
Please let us know if you have any questions and thank you for considering!
Ali Foster (AAAL Chair)