Annual Conference & Expo Planning Committee
Description: This committee will work with ALA staff and ACI (our third-party conference vendor) on marketing efforts and will comment on, influence and advise on the educational content and member experience for this premier event. This diverse committee will be representative of the thought leadership in the Association. The ACC will be comprised of a chair and one representative from each of the following committees (identified as historically having natural involvement with planning necessities):
- Certification Committee
- Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Accessibility Committee
- Large Firm Administrators Caucus Steering Committee
- Membership Development Committee (MDC)
- Product and Service Review Committee (PSRC)
- Professional Development Advisory Committee (PDAC)
The Board may also include the perspective of the NextGen/First Five community (individuals with five or fewer years in the legal management profession) if not already represented in the above.
Committee Size: 7-8
Term: 1 year
Appointments per year: 7-8 (6 or 7 from other committees)
Expectations / In-Person Meetings: The Annual Conference & Expo Planning Committee may meet twice in-person onsite at the prior Annual Conference and twice at their Annual Conference. Service involves onsite duties at each Conference, weekly or biweekly calls when planning education, monthly general conference or video calls, and individual committee member assignments. Applicants should have attended at least one previous Annual Conference & Expo.
Call for volunteers: Summer
Selections made: Fall
ALA Headquarters Liaison: Patricia S. Carrera, JD, CPLP, CAE