Elections

AASL 2017 Elections

The following are the 2017 AASL Board of Directors and AASL Sections candidates. Names are provided for informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement of the candidates. Detailed information about each candidate can be found in the biography provided with the ALA ballot. 

All AASL Candidates are subject to the Guidelines for Participation in AASL Elections approved by the AASL Board of Directors in June 2002.

Bylaws Amendment | Board of Directors | ESLS | ISS | SPVS

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Bylaw Amendment

Article VII. Board of Directors, Section 1. Members

The AASL Board of Directors shall be composed of the president, president-elect, treasurer, past president, regional directors, a representative of each section, the AASL representative to ALA council, two at-large members, and the Executive Director. The Executive Director shall be without vote.

Proposed Amendment:

The AASL Board of Directors shall be composed of the president, president-elect, treasurer, past president, regional directors, a representative of each section, the AASL representative to ALA council, one at-large member, the current chair of the AASL Affiliate Assembly, and the Executive Director. The Executive Director shall be without vote.*

* With the following proviso: Provided that the person currently serving in the Member-At-Large position that is being eliminated will be allowed to finish out their term that runs through June 2018.

Board of Directors

President-Elect

Robert Hilliker

Mary Keeling

Kathryn Roots Lewis

Treasurer

Judy Deichman

Jennisen Lucas

Member-at-Large

Lisa Brakel

Jeffrey DiScala

Region 4 Director

Sedley Abercrombie

Heather Moorefield-Lang

Region 6 Director

Lauren Mabry

Region 8 Director

Dona Helmer

Ann Morgester

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Educators of School Librarians Section

Chair-Elect

Lucy Santos Green

Representative to the AASL Board of Directors

Maria Cahill

April Dawkins 

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Independent Schools Section

Chair-Elect

Anna Brannin

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Supervisors Section

Chair-Elect

Maria Petropulos

Secretary

Erin Downey

Joanna Gerakios

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View AASL candidates for ALA offices and ALA Council in the 2017 General Election.