ACRL/IS Executive Committee
To provide direction for the attainment of the objectives of the Section. The Executive Committee has authority over the affairs of the Section during the period between meetings of the Section, subject to review by the members at a meeting of the Section.
The Executive Committee generally meets twice at both the ALA Midwinter and Annual Conferences, in addition to meeting at both conferences with the Advisory Council. Most meetings are open to visitors. Check the full schedule of IS meetings which is posted about one month before each conference.
View minutes from committee meetings on ALA Connect.
The Executive Committee members are the eight elected officers of the Section: Chair, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Secretary, Past Chair, and four Members-at-Large. The entire IS membership has the opportunity to vote for the officers as part of the general ALA election each spring. Executive Committee terms begin immediately after the Annual Conference.
Executive Committee & Advisory Council Roster
Executive Committee Officers have an extensive list of responsibilities, including serving as liaisons to each of the IS committees and task forces.
Committee appointments are handled by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect. Each year IS members may volunteer by February 15 for a standing committee appointment; appointments are made in the spring; and terms begin after the ALA Annual Conference. The Appointment Cycle Reports detail the demographics of current IS committee members.
IS members can submit nominations for IS Officers at any point during the year.