Contribute to your profession by becoming a Board member of the Library Association of Alberta! You will have an opportunity to influence the direction of the Board and the Association as you work with others to improve the state of libraries in Alberta. You will become familiar with issues affecting libraries of all types. On a personal level, you get to make new friends and contacts.
Yes, there is a time commitment if you become a Board member. LAA holds four day-long meetings a year, and an optional shorter one held at the Alberta Library Conference. Board members chair and participate on the Association’s committees such as: Continuing Education, Member Services, Intellectual Freedom and Advocacy. The work accomplished by these committees benefits the Alberta library community.
This year, there are four positions available:
- First Vice President/President Elect,
- 2nd Vice President,
- Two Directors
Brief job descriptions for these positions can be found here along with more infomation and the nomination form.
If you believe in promoting library and information services in Alberta, we encourage you to become involved on the LAA Board. The deadline for receipt of nominations is January 31, 2018.
Thank you for your interest in LAA and we hope to welcome you to our Board in 2018!
Nominations and Elections Committee Co-Chairs
Peter Bailey, Past President
Norene Erickson, 1st Vice President