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 on the board if elected. SLA members will have the opportunity to meet the candidates at the upcoming SLA 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO. The election will be held electronically in September 2014.

For President-Elect:

  • Jim DelRosso, Cornell University Libraries, Ithaca, New York
  • Tom Rink, Northeastern State University, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

For Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect

  • David Cappoli, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Kim Silk, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For Division Cabinet Chair-Elect

  • Ruth Kneale, National Solar Observatory, Tucson, Arizona
  • Valerie Perry, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky

For Director (2 positions)

  • Kevin Adams, Institute of Environmental Science & Research, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Dr. Saif Al-Jabri, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman
  • Elaine Lasda Bergman, State University of New York at Albany Libraries, Albany, New York
  • Catherine Lavallée-Welch, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Library, La Crosse, Wisconsin

The Nominating Committee is responsible for soliciting candidates from SLA’s membership and compiling a group that has compelling talent supported by tangible accomplishments, is professionally diverse, and provides regionally balanced representation to the international association.

For more information about SLA’s governance practices and leadership, please visit the Board of Directors section of our Website.


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