Call for AAAL Secretary and Committee Member

The Alberta Association of Academic Libraries (AAAL) is seeking nominations for AAAL Secretary and Communications Committee member, beginning mid-December. 

All staff from AAAL member institutions ( are eligible. We ask that for Executive Committee roles (we accept nominations or self-nominations), 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 Amanda Wills ( 

The deadline for applications/nominations is Thursday, December 8th at noon.

For a brief description of the roles please see below. If you have any questions about the positions, please contact Amanda Wills (

Executive Committee Vacancies

Secretary (2-year term)

Responsibilities include: 

  • Take minutes of Fall and Annual General meetings and coordinate distribution with
  • Communications Committee;
  • Take minutes of Executive Committee meetings and distribute them to the executive;
  • Create and coordinate the distribution of post-meeting evaluations to membership
  • Analyze responses from post-meeting evaluations, and report to the Executive Committee and standing committees, and make recommendations as appropriate;
  • Maintain Google Drive access for Executive and Committee members, as needed

Sub-Committee Vacancy

Communications Committee – 1 vacancy (2-year term)

The Communications Committee is responsible for the coordination of all AAAL communications, including the social media accounts and the AAAL blog. 

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!

Kind Regards, 

Alison Pitcher (AAAL Chair), and

Amanda Wills (AAAL Chair-Elect)


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