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SLA Legal Community: Looking for Future Leaders & Volunteers!

  • 1.  SLA Legal Community: Looking for Future Leaders & Volunteers!

    Posted 12-01-2023 15:00

    Are you ready to spread your leadership wings? Looking for a way to give back to the SLA community? Interested in meeting law librarians to connect with? The SLA Legal Community Board is seeking nominations for the position of President-Elect and a volunteer to serve as Membership and Outreach Coordinator. Details below.

    Wondering what's in it for you?  This is a great way to develop multiple skills (team-building, collaboration and leadership), grow your professional network and have fun in the process!

    Whether you wish nominate / volunteer yourself or someone else, let us know!  Just email current President-Elect Sue Mecklam ( and President Jill Strand (

    And if you haven't already, be sure to register for our Annual Meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 11th - click here for details.

    President-Elect: Takes lead on developing a series of webinars and conference programs as well as social events and/or dine-arounds during the annual conference.  Assists the President with other community initiatives. This is a three year commitment (President-Elect > President > Past-President.) The amount of time invested can vary, typically between 2-4 hours/month.

    Membership Coordinator and Outreach Coordinator: Works to generate interest in community membership through outreach to potential and current members. Requests and reviews quarterly membership reports from HQ so can identify any members who have left and learn more about why. Typically a two-year commitment; time requirement varies but usually no more than 2 hours/month.

    Jill Strand
    Director, Research & Knowledge Services
    Fish & Richardson P.C.