2019 ALSC Election

Voting is a vital benefit of ALSC membership. The 2019 election will determine four key leadership positions within ALSC: President, fiscal officer, a board member, and a New-to-ALSC board member. Learn more about the candidates by clicking on the links below; your informed vote will determine the leaders who will guide the work and direction of our Association for the next several years.

ALSC sincerely thanks the 2019 Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, including Chair Andrew Medlar, Prof. Alan Bailey, Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen, Sharon McKellar, and Gail Sheldon.

Ballot mailing for the 2019 ALA election runs from March 11, 2019, through April 3, 2019. Results will be announced on April 10, 2019.

Complete list of candidates [PDF/155KB] | ALSC President | ALSC Fiscal Officer | ALSC Board Member | New-to-ALSC Board Member

Candidates for ALSC President (2020–2021) 

The ALSC President will be elected for a three-year term that begins at the conclusion of the 2019 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2022 ALA Annual Conference, serving one year each as President-Elect (2019–2020), President (2020–2021), and Immediate Past-President (2021–2022).

Christine CaputoChristine Caputo
Free Library of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kirby McCurtisKirby McCurtis
Multnomah County Library 
Portland, Oregon


Fiscal Officer & Board Members

The available positions include one fiscal officer, one board member, and one new-to-ALSC board member, each with a three-year term that begins at the conclusion of the 2019 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2022 ALA Annual Conference. Voting ALSC members will select up to one candidate from each category. Learn more about each candidate.

Candidates for ALSC Fiscal Officer

Amber CregerAmber Creger
Schaumburg Township District Library
Schaumburg, Illinois

Matt McClainMatt McLain
Salt Lake County Library
Kearns, Utah


Candidates for ALSC Board of Directors 

April MazzaApril Mazza
Massachusetts Library System
Natick, Massachusetts

Laura LutzLaura Lutz
Convent of the Sacred Heart
New York, New York


Candidates for “New-to-ALSC” Board Director

Maggie JacobsMaggie Jacobs
New York Public Library
New York, New York

Chelsey RoosChelsey Roos
Castro Valley Library
San Jose, California


ALA Election

Learn more about the ALA Elections, including ALA President-elect candidates and ALA Council candidates.