The ALA 2019 Nominating Committee announces a deadline extension for completing the candidate biographical form for the positions of Councilor-at-Large and President-elect. Any ALA members interested in being considered for candidacy for these positions have until July 31st, to complete the form. All potential nominees must complete the Candidate Biographical Form available at https://officers.directnominations.net. You will be asked to create an account in order to access the form.
The Nominating Committee will select two candidates to run for President-elect and no fewer than 51 candidates for the 34 at-large Council seats to be filled in the 2020 spring election.
The ALA President 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.
Questions about running for office may be directed to any member of the Nominating Committee:
The 2020 ALA elections will take place March 9-April 1, 2020.
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