Introducing the 2015 Candidates for the SLA Board of Directors

Leading up to the election in September, there will be a variety of opportunities for you to get to know the 2014 SLA Board of Directors candidates. If you haven’t […] Read More »

SLA Announces Candidates for 2015 Board of Directors

The Special Libraries Association’s Nominating Committee has identified 10 candidates to stand for election to 5 positions on the 2015 SLA Board of Directors. The candidates will serve three-year terms […] Read More »

SLA is an international organisation. How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside North America? Tony Landolt, Candiate for Director

This is all about globalizing our partnerships and using the appropriate resources.   We need to work together with other associations and international members. If you were to just glance […] Read More »

SLA outside North America – “Think Locally, Act Globally” – James King, Chapter Cabinet Chair candidate

Most companies recognize that a key to long term growth is having a presence on the international stage.  Also, global networking is a key trait of a great leader because […] Read More »

What changes, if any, do we need to make to keep annual conference as a vibrant, well attended event? – Tony Landolt, Candiate for Director

Change the perception. Having attended 19 of the last 20 conferences, and watching attendance exceed over 7000 people and then this past year fall below 3000, the one thought that keeps […] Read More »

Building Partnerships Within SLA to Support International Members – Valerie Perry, Candidate for Director

Candidate Question #5: SLA is an international organisation. How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside of North America? I am Valerie Perry and I am a […] Read More »

How has involvement with SLA over the years helped you grow professionnally and personally? Question 4 Division Cabinet Chair Candidates – Pam Enrici

In my answer to Question One, I indicated the reasons that I stayed in SLA and these are the things that have helped me grow as a person and as […] Read More »

How has involvement with SLA over the years helped you grow professionally and personally? Tony Landolt, Candidate for Director.

Groucho Marx once said, “I don’t want to belong to any club that will accept me as a member.” When I joined SLA over 20 years ago, this was the […] Read More »

SLA: An International Community – Jill Strand, Candidate for President-Elect

Although most of our membership is in North America, SLA members hail from 50-plus countries.  Each year at the annual conference I am amazed that colleagues from India, Japan, Saudi […] Read More »

When did you first join SLA? what made you decide to join them and why do you still belong today? – Question1 for Division Cabinet Chair Candidates – Pam Enrici

I joined SLA over thirty years ago.  I was working as a cataloger and decided I wanted to do science/engineering reference.  The “old” San Andreas chapter held meeting very close […] Read More »

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