Have you considered running for a YALSA office or position? Have you submitted the name of a friend or co-worker to the 2011 Nominating Committee? The committee would like your help finding candidates for the 2011 YALSA Ballot:
· President-Elect
· Board-Directors-at-Large
· Fiscal Officer
· Secretary
· 2013 Michael L. Printz Committee
· 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Committee
· 2013 Nonfiction Award Committee

It’s easy to nominate a candidate (and yes, you can nominate yourself!). Just fill out the nominating form:
www.ala.org/ala/yalsa/aboutyalsa/nominating.cfm

Email John Sexton, the Nominating Chair, (jsexton@wlsmail.org) or Lori Guenthner, (lguenthn@bcpl.net), with your questions.

Hoping to hear from you,
Lori Guenthner, 2011 Nominating Committee Member

Did you feel a certain sense of renewal, energy and possibility this morning when you turned the page from January to February?  Perhaps it is just the spark that comes from the lengthening of sunlight hours, but maybe on some deep level you just know it is time to consider running for an elected YALSA office or position!  Yes, I am talking about the 2011 slate of candidates that this year’s nominating committee is now putting together!

The 2011 Nominating Committee is eager to hear from YALSA members who want to enhance their leadership skills, broaden their network of friends and colleagues, and have lots of fun while working to create better library service for teens by serving YALSA.
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