2018 Available Volunteer positions


 Summary of Available Committee and  Advisory Council  Positions

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Special Libraries Association (SLA). The Call for Volunteers will be open until October 28, 2017.  SLA members are welcome to express interest in as many volunteer positions as you like. Please note that SLA members will not be appointed to more than one SLA Advisory Council/Committee.  Please see below for a summary of positions available prior to completing the survey.

  1. Annual Conference Advisory Council (ACAC), 2019
    1. ACAC Member (2018–2019)
    2. ACAC Chair (2020)
  1. Diversity Task Force, 2018
    1. Member
  1. Emergency Preparedness & Recovery Advisory Council (EPRAC)
    1. EPRAC Chair (2018)
    2. EPRAC Member (2018–2019)

Governance and Bylaws Committee

  1. GBC Member (2018)—must be a former Governance or Bylaws Committee member
  2. GBC Member (2018–2019)
  3. GBC Member (2018–2020)
  1. Industry Partners Alliance
    1. Member
  2. Membership Advisory Council
    1. MAC Member (2018–2019)
    2. MAC Chair (2018-2019)
  3. Professional Development Advisory Council
    1. PDAC Chair
    2. PDAC Member
  4. Public Relations Advisory Council
    1. PRAC Member (2018–2019)
  1. Student & New Professionals Advisory Council
    1. SNPAC Member (2018)
    2. SNPAC Chair
    3. Student Member
  2. Technology Advisory Council
    1. TAC Chair (2018–2019)
    2. TAC Member (2018–2019)

Micro-Volunteer Opportunities

Micro-volunteering can be as little or as much as you would like it to be!  We are always looking for more members to be involved and have opportunities that range anywhere from 10 minutes a month, to one hour a month, to just a one-time action.

Author (write for Information Outlook, the SLA website, assist with small Marketing pieces, etc.) Member of a short-term task force
Resource Specialist to provide resources, models & samples to SLA Volunteer at an SLA event
Provide Feedback and test new SLA Documents and Resources 2018 SLA Call for Volunteers
Share and comment on a SLA Social Media post Post seed questions on SLA Connect
Mentor a SLA Member Review SLA Website Pages
Submit a short video on the value SLA gives you Write a Blog for SLA
Campus Liaison Speaker at a SLA Event


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