Business Partner Relations Committee

Description: The Committee works to facilitate communication, provide resources for feedback, and to emphasize the interdependence that exists among business partners, ALA members, their employers and the Association at all levels.

Committee Size: 9

Term: 3 years

Appointments per year: Varies

In-Person Meetings / Expectations: Two per year (annual conference, fall). Ability to attend the Annual Conference and fall meeting. Must also be able to participate in at least monthly teleconference meetings.

Eligibility:The committee seeks ALA Members and Business Partners who have engaged at the chapter and national levels and understand the strategic plan set forth by ALA. Preference may be given to members who have served as Chapter Business Partner Relations Chair, Chapter President or Regional Business Partner Relations Officer (formerly Projects Officer). While not required, preference may also be given to those who have attended and/or exhibited at the regional and annual conferences and to those who demonstrate they can see “the big picture.” 

Call for volunteers: Fall 

Selections made: Winter 

ALA Headquarters Liaison: Robert E. Leighton