ALA Board of Directors
Description: The Board of Directors is a group of twelve members charged with managing the activities, funds, membership, property and programs of the Association.
Board Size: 12
Term: 3 years
Appointments per year: 3-4
In-Person Meetings / Expectations: At least 7 per year (Association Leadership Institute, Annual Conference, Chapter Leadership Institute, stand-alone board meetings). Serving on the Board of Directors requires an average weekly commitment of approximately five hours as well as required attendance at quarterly Board meetings (typically a Friday-Saturday schedule). Board service also requires attendance at the week-long Annual Educational Conference including pre- and post-conference meetings (held in April or May), Association Leadership Institute (a Friday-Saturday meeting in the first quarter of the year), and a Chapter Leadership Institute (held in June or July). Most Directors have additional travel commitments such as attendance at ALA Regional Legal Management Conferences and occasional chapter visits as requested.
Call for nominations: Spring
Selections made: Fall
ALA Headquarters Liaison: Nicole Larson