Product and Service Review Committee

Description: This committee is responsible for reviewing ALA’s current inventory of products and services as well as any prospective products or services using a strategic process to ensure timely, necessary and valuable tools are being provided to the membership.

Committee Composition: 10 individuals (6 ALA Members, 1 Business Partner, ALA’s Executive Director and 2 ALA Headquarters Staff)

Term: With the exception of the ALA Executive Director and Headquarters Staff, committee members serve three-year staggered terms.

Eligibility/Qualifications: Service on this committee is open to any regular member, associate member, business partner, consultant or other interested party whose knowledge, skills and expertise is deemed useful to the work of the committee. Ideal candidates are those who have insight into the membership and its needs, business acumen, strategic and critical thinking, creativity and people skills.

In-Person Meetings & Expectations: The committee meets in-person annually in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference & Expo. Additional meetings are conducted throughout the year via conference call or other electronic media as appropriate.

Call for Volunteers: Summer

Selections Made: Fall

Staff Liaison: Patricia Carrera, JD, CKM

Committee Plan of Work - 2018