Training, Orientation and Leadership Development (TOLD) (standing)


Establish by Council On recommendation of the Committee on Organization in June, 1997, at the ALA Annual Conference. By action of Council, the committee will have TWELVE MEMBERS. Terms of office shall comply with the ALA bylaws governing terms of standing committees. CHAIRPERSON APPOINTED ANNUALLY.


To plan and coordinate training, orientation and leadership development for member leaders at all levels across the Association. To inventory training and orientation modules in divisions, round tables, and other Association groups.  To coordinate the ALA committee internship training program. 

Current Committee Members

Staff Liaison:

Lorelle Swader,


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