SLA Press Release – 28 February 2012
SLA Announces Candidates for 2013 Board of Directors
Alexandria, Virginia, 28 February 2012 – The Special Libraries Association’s Nominating Committee has identified eight candidates to stand for election to four positions on the 2013 SLA Board of Directors.
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. The eight candidates, who hail from three countries, will serve three-year terms on the board if elected.
SLA members will have ample opportunity to meet the candidates at the SLA 2012 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in Chicago. The candidates will be recognized prior to the keynote speech and will participate in a meet-and-greet during the conference to speak with attendees about their backgrounds and plans for leadership. The election will be held electronically in mid-September 2012.
The eight candidates running for election to the 2013 SLA Board of Directors are as follows:
- Kate Arnold, London, United Kingdom
- Juanita Richardson, Dysart & Jones Associates, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
For Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect
- Joy Banks, Bok Tower Gardens, Lakeland, Fla.
- Kama Siegel, Alta Planning + Design, Portland, Ore.
For Division Cabinet Chair-Elect
- Stacey Greenwell, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Ky.
- Tara Murray, American Philatelic Research Library, Bellefonte, Pa.
- John J. DiGilio, Reed Smith LLP, Chicago, Ill.
- David Stern, Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.
For more information about SLA’s governance practices and leadership, please visit the Board of Directors section of our Website.
The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves more than 9,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic and government information specialists. SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy and networking initiatives. For more information, visit www.sla.org.