Charge: Provide oversight and continued enhancement of the Friends of YALSA program, including promotion, fundraising and donor recognition. Work with the Board year-round to create and implement virtual fundraising campaigns and fundraising efforts at conferences, aimed at both members and nonmembers, to support the $16,000 worth of scholarships and stipends YALSA gives out annually. Periodically review YALSA's Fundraising Toolkit and make updates, as needed. Size - 1 chair, who sits ex-officio on the YALSA board, and a least one member from the previous year. (Board Liaison = YALSA Fiscal Officer).
Committee Size: 5 - 7 virtual members, including at least two members from the previous year. (Board Liaison - YALSA Fiscal Officer).
Term: 1 year, commencing after Annual and ending after Annual.
- Current membership in YALSA
- In order to accomplish work in a virtual environment taskforce members must be competent users of web 2.0 tools, including but not limited to wikis, e-chats and ALA Connect.
- Fundraising experience
- Good interpersonal skills
- Strong organizational skills
Staff Liaison: Beth Yoke
For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook