Board of Directors

SLA is governed by a board of directors elected by the membership. The board shall have power and authority to manage the association’s property and to regulate and govern its affairs. The board shall determine policies of the association, and shall take such actions as it considers necessary to carry out the objectives of the association.

Board Meetings
The SLA Board meets monthly by teleconference and in person at the Leadership Summit and the Annual Conference. For information about board meetings, click here.

Key Board Initiatives
To follow actions and announcements related to key SLA Board initiatives, click here.

SLA 2015 Election
Get information on candidates standing for the 2016 SLA Board of Directors here.

Current Board Members

President President-Elect

Jill Strand Maslon Edelman Borman Brand LLP Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jill Strand
Fish & Richardson
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tom Rink

Tom Rink
Northeastern State University
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Past President Treasurer, 2013-2015

Kate Arnold

Kate Arnold
Royal Holloway
University of London, Surrey
London, United Kingdom

John DiGilio

John DiGilio
Reed Smith LLP
Chicago, Illinois

Chapter Cabinet Chair Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect

James King National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Maryland

James King
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland

Kim Silk

Kim Silk
Canadian Research Knowledge Network
Ontario, Canada

Past Chapter Cabinet Chair Division Cabinet Chair

Kama Siegel

Kama Siegel
Stoel Rives LLP
Portland, Oregon

Juliane Schneider Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts

Juliane Schneider
University of California
San Diego, California

Division Cabinet Chair-Elect Past Division Cabinet Chair  & Secretary

Ruth Kneale

Ruth Kneale
National Solar Observatory
Tucson, Arizona

Tara Murray

Tara Murray
American Philatelic Research Library
Bellefonte, Pennsylvania

Director, 2014-2016

Moy McIntosh Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP New York, New York

Moy McIntosh
Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton LLP
New York, New York

Bethan Ruddock Mimas Manchester, United Kingdom

Bethan Ruddock
Manchester, United Kingdom

Director, 2015-2017

Kevin Adams

Kevin Adams
Institute of Environmental Science & Research
Christchurch, New Zealand

Catherine Lavallée-Welch
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse, Wisconsin

SLA Board of Director Liaisons for Chapters

SLA Board of Director Liaisons for Divisions

Should you have any questions, you may email the Board of Directors.

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