The results are in!!
Congratulations to Emily Morton-Owens, Tabatha Farney, and Berika Williams!
LITA leaders are responsible for our strategic plan, goals, and making progress on moving us forward, so it's important to make your voice heard about what kinds of initiatives LITA should be implementing. Help shape the future of LITA by voting and staying in touch with your elected officials to make your voice heard. Information about candidates for ALA President-Elect and the ALA ballot measure on the educational requirements of the ALA Executive Director is also included below.
The 2018 election will be open March 12-April 4, and results will be announced on April 11. For the 2018 election, eligible members will be sent their voting credentials via email between March 12-14.
For questions about your membership status for voting, please contact ALA’s Member and Customer Service (MaCS) at 1-800-545-2433, press 5 (International members should call +1-312-944-6780) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the ALA Election page for more information about this year's vote and to view candidates running for ALA offices.
Candidates for LITA Vice-President/President-Elect
Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Digital Services Director
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library
Assistant University Librarian for Digital Library Development and Systems
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Candidates for LITA Director-at-large (2 elected for 3-year terms)
Infrastructure and Added Services Manager
Equinox Open Library Initiative
Director of Web Services and Emerging Technologies
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Head of Web Services
Michigan State University Libraries
Berika S. Williams
Emerging Technologies and Web Librarian
LITA Members Running for ALA President-Elect
LITA Members Running for ALA Council
Use Andromeda Yelton's ALA Council Candidate Sorter 2018 to learn more about all Council candidates.
Mary Anne Hodel
Mike L. Marlin
Eric D. Suess
Joan S. Weeks
Candidates for ALA President-Elect
LITA Statement Against the Ballot Measure and in Favor of the MLIS-Preferred for Next ALA Executive Director
- Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) statement
- Public Library Association (PLA) statement
- Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) statement
- Timeline of Executive Director search
- Text of ALA division presidents’ statement