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 »

SLA is an international organization.How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside North America? Question 5 Division Cabinet Chair Candidates, Pam Enrici

The first thing I would do would be to talk to members from the various international chapters and find out why they joined and stay in SLA.  Then, if possible, […] Read More »

What sort of advices would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned professionals, who might be interested in non-traditional career paths? Question 3 Division Cabinet Chair Candidates, Pam Enrici

If you are looking at a non-traditional path, there is not one exact way to do.  The following are what I consider common sense suggestions on how to look for […] Read More »

What sort of advice would you give to professionals, both newly minted and more seasoned? Tony Landolt, Candiate for Director

Network, network and keep focus on learning!  Hello, my name is Tony Landolt and I am running for the position of Director.  Over the past 20+ years that I have […] Read More »

Question 5: How can SLA involve and reach out more to members outside North America? Moy McIntosh, Candidate for Director

I think many of us don’t know how other chapters work let alone the international chapters. Do they meet monthly, weekly, yearly, do they focus on the educational or bring […] Read More »

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