Nominating Committee

Charge

To present at least two candidates for each office to be filled at the next election. To select the candidates in such a manner as to assure as broad a representation as possible of different types and sizes of libraries, types of service, and geographic distribution of membership.

Roster

No roster found.

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Composition

The Nominating Committee consists of three members. No member of the Board of Directors shall be appointed to the Nominating Committee. Members may not serve successive terms.

Origin

If anyone can contribute information about the history of this committee, send it to LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at litaweb@ala.org.

Get Involved

LITA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on this committee. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee, be able to participate in Committee meetings when scheduled, e.g., Annual Conferences, Midwinter Meetings, or other times of the year as needed and, be able to contribute to the activities of the committee Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out the application form. Generally, appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1, for two year terms. Exceptions to this include the LITA National Forum Planning Committee (18 months before the Forum through the December after the Forum), the Nominating Committee (18 months before the election through the election) and, the Awards and Scholarships committees (one year terms).

Individuals who are not selected by the Nominating Committee may run for office by petition. Petitions must be filed by later than January 20th, 2015. You may file online Starting at this link, you must log into the ALA site as a member, select LITA for your petition and follow the steps. You may also file a paper petition using this petition form with the signatures of ten members of the Division with the Executive Director by the end of the day January 20, 2015 as stated on the form.

Staff Liaison

Mary Taylor
Phone: (312) 280-4267
E-mail:  mtaylor@ala.org