Voting is a vital benefit of ALSC membership. The 2020 election will determine five key leadership positions within ALSC: president, ALSC division councilor and three board members. 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 2020 Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, including Chair Thom Barthelmess, Carmen Boston, Amy Seto Forrester, April Roy, and Madeline Walton-Hadlock.
The polls open at 9:00 a.m. Central Time on Monday, March 9. Over the three-day period of March 9–11, voters will be notified by email and provided a unique URL and information about how to vote.
The polls close on Wednesday, April 1 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time. On April 8, the ALA Election Committee will meet to certify the election. Election results will be released following that meeting.
The ALSC President will be elected for a three-year term that begins at the conclusion of the 2020 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2023 ALA Annual Conference, serving one year each as President-Elect (2020–2021), President (2021–2022), and Immediate Past-President (2022–2023).
St. Bartholomew School
East Brunswick, NJ
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North Miami Public Library
North Miami, FL
Photo courtesy of Lucia Gonzalez
ALSC Division Councilor & Board of Directors
The available positions include one division councilor and three board members, each with a three-year term that begins at the conclusion of the 2020 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2023 ALA Annual Conference. Voting ALSC members will select up to one candidate for division councilor and up to three candidates for board of directors.
Kansas City Kansas Public Library
Kansas City, KS
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Broward County Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Photo courtesy of Eric Gomez
Conyers-Rockdale Library System
Photo courtesy of Amanda L. Goodman
Aurora Public Library
Photo courtesy of Sophie Kenney
The Blake School
Photo courtesy of Jessica Riggle of Sweet Pea Photography
Oak Park Public Library
Photo courtesy of Jenna Friebel
San Francisco Public Library
San Francisco, CA
Photo courtesy of Meredith Steiner
Las Vegas Clark County Library District
Las Vegas, NV
Photo courtesy of Soraya Silverman-Montano
Learn more about the ALA Elections, including ALA President-elect candidates and ALA Council candidates.