Jury Chair Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the ALA liaison to schedule telephone conferences and the ALA Midwinter Jury meeting.
  • Develop an agenda for Jury meetings.
  • Inform members of the results of short list votes.
  • Encourage Jury members to participate during all deliberations.

At ALA Midwinter:

  • Accompany ALA liaison to the Public Information Office (PIO) briefing, usually held on Friday at 5 pm.
  • Chair the jury deliberations.