2020 ALAO Election Nomination Form
Remember that you must be an ALAO member in order to run for office and to vote, so this is a perfect time to join or renew (
). Additionally, no member of the Executive Board, elected or appointed, may serve in more than one position simultaneously without formal approval from the board.
What does the ALAO Board do?
The Ohio chapter of ACRL has a mission of advancing academic library services in our state and providing opportunities for education and growth for library personnel at all levels and at every career stage. We sponsor an annual conference and spring workshops that focus on innovative topics and showcase Ohio academic librarians; we provide scholarships and awards; and we maintain several active, diverse interest groups and committees. In addition, we have an active mentoring program that pairs up Ohio academic librarians for peer, intergenerational, leadership, or student mentoring relationships.
What is my role as an ALAO Board member?
1. Perform the duties described for your elected position (see the ALAO Procedures Manual for the specific duties and responsibilities of each position:
2. Attend the annual Board retreat (July 31, 2020 at OhioNET).
3. Attend four Board meetings per year.
In 2020, we will be electing the following officers:
• Vice President/President-Elect
• Membership Chair
• Board Member At Large (3 positions)
Phone number (with area code)
Are you a current ALAO member?
Please check your membership status:
ALAO office for which you are running
Board Member at Large (3 positions)
Are you a current ACRL member? (required for VP/President-Elect and President positions)
I have read the ALAO Bylaws (
) and the Procedures Manual (
) and understand the requirements of the position for which I am running.
The following information will be included on the ballot.
List your educational attainment and other related academic credentials
List your professional experience related to libraries
List your professional activities and memberships in ALAO and other organizations
Provide a brief statement on why you are running for this ALAO office (200 words or less)
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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