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SLA IL Call for Board Nominations - Extended to Wednesday, Sept. 30

  • 1.  SLA IL Call for Board Nominations - Extended to Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Posted 09-24-2020 11:55
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    The SLA Illinois Community seeks nominations for the following Executive Board positions with terms beginning Jan. 1, 2021. To nominate yourself or another member, please email SLA IL Past President Rachel Cole SLAILPastPresident@gmail.com by Wednesday, September 20th. Thank you nominees for submitting an up-to-200 word bio, including history in SLA, and a headshot for use on the website and ballot. Here's background to help you understand the opportunities.

    Presidency:  Two year elected term (2021-2022)

    • President-Elect/VP (2021) Organizes core SLA IL programs and events that support SLA's mission and fiscal sustainability.
    • President (2022)  Collaborates with the BOD on how to best connect SLA IL membership, SLA, and the general public. Is the face and voice of the SLA IL chapter to the greater SLA organization and general public

    Secretary/Treasurer: One year elected term (2021)

    • Keep a true account of all Community Board meetings.
    • Act as principle liaison with SLA HQ regarding financial matters, reporting, and reimbursement process

    Director of External Communications One year appointed term (2021).  If there is more than one candidate the Board will decide on who's the best fit.

    • Creates, plans, and executes SLA IL's efforts to publicize Community projects, programs, and initiatives; develops Community Website and social media presence.

    Strategic Partnerships Chair - One year appointed term (2021).  If there is more than one candidate the Board will decide on who's the best fit.

    • Coordinates joint programming and seek out partnerships with other special librarian associations in Illinois and the Midwest such as CALL, CAA, the Midwest SLA Communities.

    If you have questions about a board member's day-to-day, feel free to reach out to current members for more information



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    Sabine Schuller
    Sr. Research Specialist, The Rotary Foundation
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  • 2.  RE: SLA IL Call for Board Nominations - Extended to Wednesday, Sept. 30

    Posted 09-25-2020 13:56
    Hi everyone,

    I really hope that we'll get some new faces around the SLA Illinois board. If you've been thinking about it, I encourage you to pursue it. It's a great way to meet new people and develop your leadership skills. If you have any questions about any of these positions, please feel free to reach out to me or my fellow board members!

    Dan

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    Dan Bostrom
    Member Engagement Manager
    Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)
    dan.bostrom@railslibraries.info
    630.734.5152
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