Nominating Committee


To select candidates for election for the following year. To select candidates to fill any occurring vacancies. To develop potential candidates for ALSC governance.


Elisa Gall (Co-Chair, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Susan Dove Lempke (Co-Chair, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024)
Jessica Agudelo (Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Sophie Kenney (Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024)
Ms. Rachel Godwin Payne (Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2025)
Susan H. Polos (Member, February 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024)
Alexandria N. Abenshon (Consultant, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Anne Michaud (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2030)

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The Nominating Committee consists of Chair plus four members, appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms. This committee functions virtually. Members may serve more than once on the Nominating Committee, but not more than three times, and not more than once in five years, except for chairs, who may serve a chair term within five years of a term as a member of this committee.


Established in 1967 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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  • Process committees (non-award committees) are appointed in early spring (Jan-May)
  • Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

The Vice-President/President-Elect begins making his/her process committee appointments in February/March. In August/September, after being seated as President, he/she will then begin filling fall appointments.

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