Midwinter Paper Presentation Jury

Function: Vet all applications and choose one winner and one alternate.

Type: Annual

Membership: 5-7, including Chair. All members are virtual.


  • 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 Research Agenda

For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook.

Term of Office: 3 months, commencing June 1st and running through Aug. 31

Staff Liaison: Nichole O'Connor