Are you passionate about school libraries? Are you excited about developing new leadership skills? Do you want to broaden your input at the state and national level? Then perhaps you should run for a position on the OELMA Board. The following positions are open for nomination:
Vice President – performs the duties of the President in the President’s absence or incapacity, serves as chair of the Annual Conference held in conjunction with the Annual Membership Meeting and performs such other duties as may be prescribed by the President or Board of Directors. This is a three-year term (Vice President, President, Immediate Past President) beginning in 2019.
Secretary – oversees and is responsible for preparing and submitting for publication the minutes of all membership meetings and of the meetings of the Board within the time frame stipulated in the By-laws and Policy and Procedures; serves on the Archives Sub-committee; and performs such other duties as prescribed by the President or the Board of Directors. This is a two-year term beginning in 2019.
Director Liaison to Communications – oversees the Communications Strategic Committee. In that capacity, the Director, with Board approval, will be responsible for overseeing the message content and delivery of the Association. The Communications Strategic Committee oversees the work of these sub-committees: Technology, Library Promotions, Advocacy, and Publications. This is a two-year term beginning in 2019.
Director Liaison to Conferences – oversees the Conference Strategic Committee. In that capacity, the Director, with Board approval, will be responsible for the planning, management, and evaluation of the annual conference. The Conference Strategic Committee oversees the work of sub-committees to be determined by the Director. This a two-year term beginning in 2019.
Director Liaison to Awards – oversees the Awards Strategic Committee. In that capacity, the Director. with Board approval, will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the categories of awards, scholarships, and special recognition that the Association will grant. This is a two-year term beginning in 2019.
Nominations will open soon. If you have any questions about the specific duties and responsibilities of these positions, please contact the Chair of the Nominations Sub-committee or the Director Liaison to Operations.
Laura Franck, Nominations Chair – firstname.lastname@example.org
Rob Kaminski, Director Liaison to Operations – email@example.com