Wednesday, April 8, 2015

ALASC Leadership Positions for 2015-2016

It's time to think about finding new leadership for the 2015-2016 school year. A student leadership position will allow you to strengthen your leadership and event planning skills, get involved in the program, and network with LIS professionals. We have two formal positions open. We hope you'll consider applying! Here's what you need to know:


Both the Chair and the Co-Chair help plan events and activities for the group during the year. In addition, each position has individual responsibilities.

You run the ALASC meetings and act as the representative and liaison with ALA headquarters. You oversee ALASC and executive committee, shaping the group for the year and moving it forward.

You take over for the Chair in times when they cannot be present. You also take charge of publicizing the time for meetings using email and social media. You liaison with SGO and let them know about any business affecting ALASC.

You can find full position descriptions in the ALASC Constitution: Section 3

Nominations Process

We are now accepting nominations for both chair and co-chair. To nominate yourself for a position, please email Alicia AuBuchon with your name, whether you are running for Chair or Co-Chair, and 2-3 sentences on what you hope to accomplish in the position. If you'd like to nominate someone else, please send their name, email address, and which position, and then we will email them to accept or deny the nomination. Please send the nominations by Tuesday, April 21.

New Leadership and Election Schedule

  • Nominations due: 4/21
  • Voting opens: 4/27
  • Voting ends: 5/8
  • New leaders announced via email: 5/11
  • New leaders and current leaders co-lead last meeting: 5/20
If you have any questions about this process, please contact Alicia AuBuchon, Kaia Sievert, or Dr. Sarah Park Dahlen.

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