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AJL Presents: A Conversation with ALA President Candidate Eric SuessWednesday, February 1, 20234:00 pm PT / 7:00 pm ET
Join AJL's Emily Bergman in conversation with Eric D. Suess, director of Marshall Public Library (Idaho), candidate for ALA president.
Suess is an active member of the Idaho Library Association, a chapter of ALA, where he previously chaired its Intellectual Freedom Committee. He was also a member of the ALA Council for more than ten years and was involved in several council committees, including the Policy Monitoring Committee, Committee on Legislation, and the Committee on Organization. He is currently a member of the following ALA divisions: Association for Library Service to Children, Core, Public Library Association, and Young Adult Library Services Association. He also belongs to several round tables, including International Relations Round Table, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, Graphic Novels and Comics Round Table, and Games and Gaming Round Table.
This session will give Mr. Suess an opportunity to share his vision for ALA and allow AJL members to discuss issues specific to Judaica librarianship.
This event is sponsored by AJL's RAS and SSCPL Divisions and is open to members and the public.
AJL Presents: A Conversation with ALA President Candidate Cindy HohlWednesday, February 15, 20234:00 pm PT / 7:00 pm ET
Join AJL's Sally Stieglitz in conversation with Cindy Hohl, director of policy analysis and operational support at Kansas City Public Library (Missouri), candidate for ALA president.
Hohl is past president of the American Indian Library Association and is an active member of other ALA affiliates, including the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, Black Caucus of ALA, Chinese American Librarians Association, and REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking. As a member of the Public Library Association (PLA), a division of ALA, she currently co-chairs the Membership Advisory Group, and was a member of the PLA Strategic Plan Review Team. Hohl is also a member of several round tables: Intellectual Freedom Round Table, Library Research Round Table, and Social Responsibilities Round Table.
This session will give Ms. Hohl an opportunity to share her vision for ALA and allow AJL members to discuss issues specific to Judaica librarianship.
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