Chapters Council

Charge

The mission of ACRL chapters council is to serve as a conduit for information and communication between ACRL national and its chapters, and to promote membership of ACRL national. The goals of chapters council are: to support the goals and initiatives of ACRL national; to facilitate communication between ACRL members and ACRL leadership; to encourage and support ACRL chapters goals and initiatives; to build membership of ACRL at the national and chapter levels.

Roster

Mr. Eric Anthony Edwards (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Kelly McCallister (Past-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 20, 2024)

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Composition

The Chapters Council shall consist of the President (Chair) and Vice-President (Vice-Chair) of each ACRL chapter or a delegate who is a member of the Executive Board of the chapter. Each member of the Chapters Council shall be a member of the national association. Each chapter shall have one vote.

The elected officers of the Chapters Council are the Chair, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Past-Chair, and Secretary. These officers serve as the Chapters Council Executive Committee.

The Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect and Secretary are elected by the Chapters Council at its meetings during the Annual Conference, the choice being made from among the Chapters Council delegates. The Council Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect serves as Chair during his/her second year on the Council, and as Past Chair during his/her third year.

Chapters Council meets at the ALA Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting, holding both a Council meeting and a work session.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Chapters Council shall consist of the President (Chair) and Vice-President (Vice-Chair) of each ACRL chapter or a delegate who is a member of the Executive Board of the chapter. Each member of the Chapters Council shall be a member of the national association. Each chapter shall have one vote.

The elected officers of the Chapters Council are the Chair, Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect, Past-Chair, and Secretary. These officers serve as the Chapters Council Executive Committee.

The Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect and Secretary are elected by the Chapters Council at its meetings during the Annual Conference, the choice being made from among the Chapters Council delegates. The Council Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect serves as Chair during his/her second year on the Council, and as Past Chair during his/her third year.

Chapters Council meets at the ALA Annual Conference and Midwinter Meeting, holding both a Council meeting and a work session.

Origin

Chapters Council was established by the ACRL Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
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