Innovations in Teen Services Award Jury

Innovations in Teen Services Award Jury

Charge: To annually select a recipient, if a suitable winner is found among the applications, as well as select an alternate


  • Current personal membership in YALSA
  • Have the necessary time to commit to devote to the work of the group
  • Are skilled in conducting work virtually through tools such as ALA Connect, video chats, Google Docs and more
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Have enthusiasm for supporting and advancing YALSA's commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
  • Want to give back to the organization and help YALSA achieve its goals
  • Personal integrity and a commitment to upholding YALSA's Ethical Behavior Policy
  • Knowledge of YALSA's vision for teen services as outlined in the Futures Report

Size: 5 to 7 virtual members

Term: 3 months, November 1 - January 31 for jury members, and 4 months for the chair, October 1 - January 31

Staff Liaison: Letitia Smith