2022 ALA/Core Elections Open in March
For Immediate Release
Advocacy and EDI Program Officer
Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures
American Library Association
CHICAGO—The 2022 ALA/Core elections open Monday, March 14. The Core ballot will include candidates for three Core Board positions: President-Elect, Councilor, and Director-at-Large.
The Core President is elected to a three-year term that begins at the conclusion of the 2022 ALA Annual Conference and ends at the conclusion of the 2025 ALA Annual Conference, serving one year each as President-Elect (2022–2023), President (2023–2024), and Immediate Past-President (2024–2025). The Division Councilor and Directors-at-Large are elected to three-year terms (2022-2025).
Meet the Candidates
Director of Performance & User Engagement
University of Rochester (NY)
Director, Capital Projects and Project Management
Columbus Metropolitan Library
Scholarly Communications Librarian
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
George E. Gottschalk
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Carroll County Public Library (MD)
Director of Resource Services
Wake Forest University, Z. Smith Reynolds Library
Associate University Librarian for Technical Services
Head of Community Engagement
Poughkeepsie Public Library District
Associate Director of Library and Technology Services
The following are candidates for ALA President-Elect:
Learn more about the Core election candidates.
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