SLA IL Chapter Board nominations - President-Elect and Membership Director

Starts:  Aug 16, 2019 12:00 AM (CT)
Ends:  Sep 13, 2019 11:59 PM (CT)
Associated with  Illinois: Open Community
​If you’ve thought about participating in the chapter’s leadership, here’s your chance! Serving on the board is a fun, rewarding opportunity to learn, grow, and serve. 

The SLA Illinois Chapter seeks nominations for the following Executive Board positions for terms beginning Jan. 1, 2020. To nominate yourself or another member, please email SLA IL President Rachel Cole  by Friday, September 13. Nominees will need to submit a less-than-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 - you can find more details in the full board descriptions here.SLA_IL_Presidency_DOM_qualifications.pdf

Presidency: 
This is a three year term (2020-2022)
  • President-Elect (2020) Organizes core SLA IL programs and events that support SLA’s mission and fiscal sustainability.
  • President (2021)  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.
  • Past President (2022) An advisory role also implementing special projects.


Director of Membership (two year term 2020-end of 2021)

Coordinates SLA IL’s efforts to recruit and retain Special Library Association members including current, lapsed, and Illinois library school students.  Past projects have included organizing a membership survey and newsletters connecting information professionals to the chapter’s opportunities.


If you have questions about the day-to-day of being a board member, feel free to reach out to current members for more information.​​​