PLA 2014 Election
One of the benefits of being a PLA member is using the power of your vote to choose the leadership of the organization. In the PLA 2014 election opening in March eight nominees will stand for four positions—PLA President, ALA Division Councilor, and two Directors-at-Large. These are crucial leadership roles that will guide PLA into the next several years, ensuring that PLA delivers on its core purpose to strengthen public libraries and their contribution to the communities they serve.
Get to know your candidates and invest in the future of PLA and public libraries by being a part of the 2014 election. Look below for the candidates and click on each name to learn more.
PLA President (2015–2016)
The PLA President will be elected for a three-year term, serving one year each as President-Elect, President, and Past-President.
Director, Salt Lake County (Utah) Library Services
Director of Libraries, Multnomah County (Ore.) Library
ALA Division Councilor
There is one available positions for ALA Division Councilor, three-year term (beginning after ALA Annual Conference 2014 and completed at ALA Annual Conference 2017). Voting PLA members will select one of the following candidates:
Service Operations Manager, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio
Director, Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library
There are two available positions for directors-at-large, three-year term (beginning after ALA Annual Conference 2014 and completed at ALA Annual Conference 2017). Voting PLA members will select two of the following candidates:
City Librarian, Phoenix (Ariz.) Public Library
Executive Director, Richland Library, Columbia, S.C.
Library Director, Spokane County (Wash.) Library District
Assistant Director, Community Programs and Services, Omaha (Neb.) Public Library