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Call for Nominations 2017

The ALCTS Metadata Interest Group has the following offices open for election:

  • Vice-Chair/Chair Elect (Vice-Chair 2017-2018, Chair 2018-2019)
  • Program Co-Chair (2017-2019)
  • Secretary (2017-2019)

Terms are two years and begin following ALA Annual 2017. Officers must be able to commit to attending both ALA Midwinter and ALA Annual during their terms.

Elections will be held during the Metadata Interest Group meeting on Sunday, June 25th, 8:30 am to 10:00 am, McCormick Place W179b.

Anyone interested in standing for election to one of these offices is invited to get in touch with Mike Bolam (mrbst20@pitt.edu) and/or Liz Woolcott (liz.woolcott@usu.edu) prior to ALA. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or wish to announce your intent to run in advance. Additional nominations will be taken prior to the election at the meeting.

 

Chair Responsibilities

  • Organize Metadata Interest Group (MIG) Meeting at ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference - Create agenda, coordinate with external group liaisons for reports, and facilitate the business meeting portion of the meeting

  • Communicate with ALCTS Leadership regarding IG business/programming

  • Submit IG reports after ALA Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference

  • Post relevant content to Metadata IG ALA Connect page, including meeting agendas, meeting minutes, program slides, and calls for proposals.

  • Assist with programming, proposal review, and speaker selection.

Vice-Chair Responsibilities

  • Assist chair with meeting and conference reports

  • Assist with programming, proposal review, and speaker selection.

  • Coordinate Elections - Draft and distribute call for nominations. Run election at MIG business meeting at ALA Annual.

Program Co-chairs Responsibilities

  • Submit program proposals to ALCTS/ALA for consideration at ALA Annual/Pre-Conference

  • Develop and promote calls for proposals, coordinate program proposal reviews, speaker selection, and communicate with speakers

  • Promote programs via email, Metadata Blog, ALA Connect, and other social media platforms prior to conferences

  • Facilitate programs and events at conferences

Blog Coordinator Responsibilities

  • Post MIG information to Metadata Blog (http://www.alcts.ala.org/metadatablog/), including meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and calls for proposals.

  • Post about other metadata related events, meetings, etc.

  • Curate other content for the blog, including follow-up posts on programs, profiles on MIG members, etc

  • Assist with programming, proposal review, and speaker selection.

Secretary Responsibilities

  • Take minutes at the MIG Meetings at ALA Annual and Midwinter.

  • Submit minutes to MIG Chair and Blog Coordinator for posting on ALA Connect and Metadata Blog.

  • Assist with programming, proposal review, and speaker selection.