LLAMA New Directors Discussion Group

Charge

To organize, moderate, and distribute summaries of virtual and face-to-face discussions on topics of interest to new directors.

Roster

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Manage the community in ALA Connect.
  • Organize and facilitate at least one virtual and one face-to-face session per year although more using any venue are encouraged.
  • Record basic minutes/summaries or recordings of each session and distribute via ALA Connect.

Expected time commitment:

  • 5-10 hours annually, to include regular virtual meetings and other work on deliverables
  • In-person attendance at ALA Midwinter Meeting in January 2020 is not required
  • In-person attendance at ALA Annual Conference in June 2020 may be recommended

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Experience coordinating EDI initiatives in a large library, system, or other organization.
  • Passion for conceptualizing and implementing a comprehensive EDI program.
  • Experience increasing EDI awareness among leaders and directors.
  • Individual workload capacity and flexibility needed to consistently meet deliverable deadlines.

Staff contact and role

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, project support, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources Available:

  • Assistance with outreach to members via email, social media, etc.
  • Virtual meeting/conference call support.
  • Group page in ALA Connect