ALA-APA call for committee volunteers

For Immediate Release
Mon, 09/28/2015


Lorelle Swader



CHICAGO — American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) President-elect Julie Todaro is seeking volunteers for appointments to 2016-2017 ALA Allied Professional Association committees. Appointments take effect at the conclusion of the 2016 Annual Conference.

The online committee volunteer form is open now and closes on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015. To volunteer, please complete and submit the form electronically.

Appointments will be made to the following committees: Certification Program, Certified Public Library Administrator Certification Review, Library Support Staff Certification Review, Promotion and Fundraising, Publishing, and Salaries and Status of Library Workers (see charges, visit APA Committee’s page).  

In order to ensure broad representation and diversity on all committees, geographical location, type of library, gender, ethnicity, previous committee work (ALA, ALA-APA and other), relevant experience, and other factors are considered when the committee appointments are made.

Notifications will go out after the 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting. Appointees will begin their committee service at the conclusion of the 2016 ALA Annual Conference.

To view the committee charge or to get more information on either of the APA committees, visit APA Committee’s page.  

Questions concerning appointments can be directed to Lorelle Swader, ALA-APA Director, at