The ALA 2014 Nominating Committee, of which I am a member, is soliciting 
nominees to run on the 2014 spring ballot for the office of Councilor-at-large.

The Nominating Committee will select no fewer than 51 candidates for the 34 
at-large Council seats to be filled in the 2014 spring election.

The Councilors-at-large will serve three-year terms, beginning at the close of 
the 2014 ALA Annual Conference and ending at the adjournment of the 2017 Annual 

The Councilors also serve in corresponding roles in the ALA-Allied Professional 
Association [ALA-APA].  Individuals considering ALA-APA office are encouraged 
to consult with their employer regarding any restrictions regarding lobbying 
activities or service on the governing body of a 501(c)6 organization.

Members who wish to make nominations should submit the following information: 
nominee name; present position; institution; address; telephone; fax; and 
e-mail address.  Self-nominations are encouraged.  All potential nominees must 
complete the Potential Candidate Biographical Form available at
Nominations and forms must be received no later than August 16, 2013.

Nominations may be sent to me at: John DeSantis, Cataloging & Metadata Services 
Librarian, Dartmouth College,  Hanover , NH,  (603) 646-0413, E-mail<>;

Individuals who do not wish to go through the nominations process may run for 
office by petition.  Petitions will be available from Lois Ann Gregory-Wood, 
Council Secretariat, ALA, 50 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611, Email:<>, or during the 2013 Annual Conference 
or 2014 Midwinter Meeting.  Petitions require 25 signatures for names to be 
included on the 2014 ballot.  Electronic petitions can also be created by going 
Deadline for filing petitions is January 31, 2014.

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