CHICAGO - The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the names of the 18 candidates who are running for a total of 12 at-large seats on the ALA Council to serve the 2024-2027 term.
The following candidates were accepted by the Nominating Committee (listed alphabetically by last name):
Library Media Coordinator
Eau Claire, WI
Ana Elisa De Campos Salles
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco, CA
Cornell University Catherwood Library
Indiana State Library
High School Librarian
State College Area School District
Head of Access Services
Elmhurst University - A.C. Buehler Library
In Other Words, LLC
Floater Branch Manager
Dayton Metro Library
Collection Strategist Librarian
West Chester University Libraries
North Canton Public Library
North Canton, OH
Adjunct Faculty - School Libraries
Wayne State University
South Lyon, MI
Director, California Braille and Talking Book Library
California State Library
Library Media Specialist
Gaston County Public Library
Brian E. C. Schottlaender
re:work library consulting
San Diego, CA
North Riverside Public Library District
North Riverside, IL
Library Associate 1
University of Florida
The Nominating Committee extends its gratitude to all of the members who put forth their names to be considered for this position and have expressed the desire to serve. Every year, the Nominating Committee selects candidates from within the general membership for council members-at-large.
Members who are not selected by the Nominating Committee may still run for office by petition. Those interested in running for ALA Council by petition have until 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time on Dec. 31, 2023 to file an electronic petition with the ALA Governance Office. The petition must have the e-signatures of no fewer than 25 current personal members.
Candidates must electronically submit their Candidate Biographical Information Form with the petition. Instructions for filing petitions and additional election information is available on the ALA Election page.
Ballot mailing for the ALA election will begin on Monday, March 11, 2024 and will run through Wednesday, April 3, 2024. Individuals must be members in good standing to vote in the 2024 ALA Elections. Renew your membership online or by calling 1-800-545-2433, option 1. For more information, please visit the ALA Election page.
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