Core Announces Slate of Candidates for 2023-2024 Election

For Immediate Release
Wed, 01/11/2023


Julie Reese

Core Interim Executive Director

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

American Library Association/Core

CHICAGOCore is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for the 2023-2024 ALA Core election.  The Core election will open on March 13, 2023 and will continue through April 5, 2023.

All Core members in good standing as of March 13, 2023, are eligible to participate and vote in this election.

The candidates for Core President-Elect running for the 2023-2024 term are:

Amber Billey
Systems and Metadata Librarian
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


Amanda B. Click
Head of Research and Instruction
United States Naval Academy
Annapolis, MD


The candidates for the two Core Director at Large seats for the 2023-2024 term are:

Kellie Barbato
Director of Library Services
Roberts Wesleyan University
Rochester, NY


Miranda Bennett
Director of Shared Collections
California Digital Library
Oakland, CA


Kevin A. R. King
Head of Community Engagement
Kalamazoo Public Library
Kalamazoo, MI


Angie Ohler
Associate University Librarian for Collections and Content Strategy
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN


Learn more about the candidates and cast your ballot by April 5, 2023. Members will receive an email from ALA with information about how to vote online. The election results will be announced on April 12, 2023.

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