ALA Governance


ALA Council Meetings

Sun., February 11 - 8:30am - 10:30am - (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

Mon., February 12 - 10:00am - 12:00, Noon (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

Tues., February 13 - 9:00am - 11:30am (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

All Midwinter attendees are welcome to observe Council at work during the meetings. The Council is the governing body of ALA, and delegates to the divisions of the association authority to plan and carry out programs and activities with policy established by Council. The Council’s decisions are binding unless set aside by a majority vote in which one-fourth of the members of the association have voted.


Council/Executive Board/Membership Information Session

Sat., February 10 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

For an overview of what’s been going on at ALA since Annual Conference as well as a status report of the association, you will receive reports from the President, President-elect, Executive Director, Treasurer and Endowment Trustees at this meeting.


Executive Board Meetings

Fri., February 9 - 8:30am - 11:30am (Hyatt Granite)

Mon., February 12 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm (Hyatt Granite)

Tues., February 13 -1:00pm - 4:30pm - (Hyatt Granite)

Executive Board meetings, (if not closed sessions), are open to all Midwinter attendees. The best way to get an idea on how decisions are made within the association is to observe one of these Board meetings.


ALA Presidential Candidates' Forum

Sat., February 10 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

Become an informed voter and prepare for the 2018 ALA Elections that will take place on DATE and TIME. Each candidate will have an opportunity to present their platform, followed by a Q&A session with the audience.


Candidates for ALA Treasurer

The next election for ALA Treasurer will be in 2019.


ALA Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA) Board of Directors

Mon., February 12 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm (Hyatt Granite)


ALA-APA Information Session and Council Meeting

Sun., February 11 - 10:30am - 11:00am (CCC, Four Seasons Ballroom 3-4)

The ALA-APA is a nonprofit professional organization with a mission “to promote the mutual professional interests of librarians and other library workers.”