Financial Advancement Committee

Charge: Provide oversight and continued enhancement of the Friends of YALSA program, including fundraising efforts and donor recognition. Work with the Board to create and implement regular fundraising campaigns based on fiscal priorities identified by the Board. Implement fundraising opportunities approved by the YALSA Board. 

Committee Size: 6 virtual members, including at least two members from the previous year. (Board Liaison - YALSA Fiscal Officer).

Term: 2 years, 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