Annual Conference Committee

Description: Works with ALA headquarters staff to select educational topics and identify presenters for the Annual Conference. Also, identifies a mix of education and networking events that meet the needs and interests of ALA members.

Committee Size: Varies

Term: 1 year, renewable for additional terms

Appointments per year: 6-9

In-Person Meetings / Expectations: Three per term (winter before prior Annual Conference, prior Annual Conference, Annual Conference). Service involves an initial planning meeting about 18 months in advance of the Conference, two meetings at the Conference 12 months prior, plus frequent (at least monthly) conference call meetings and individual committee member assignments.

Call for volunteers:Fall.

Selections made: Winter

ALA Headquarters Liaison: Patty Olejnik