GELA Summer Social 2017

Come soak in the summer with some after work drinks and library folk socializing! Bring a friend, and/or don’t be shy if you’re not a GELA member (yet!)

 August 24th 2017, starting at 5pm

 Craft Beer Market, 10013 101A Ave, Edmonton T5J 0C3

To see who else is coming check our Facebook Event

Looking forward to seeing you all there!


GELA’s New Executive and AGM Election Results 2017/2018

GELA is proud to announce our new 2017/2018 executive and AGM election results. Congratulations to all of the new board members! We all look forward to working together to make this a great year for GELA!

Lisa Shamchuk, President (1 year term*, April 2017 to 2018)

Jodi Lommer, Vice-President/President-Elect (1 year term*, April 2017 to 2018)

Alison Foster, Secretary (2 year term, April 2016 to 2018)

Kalin Jensen, Treasurer (2 year term, April 2016 to 2018)

Brian Gooyers, Program Councillor (2 year term, April 2016 to 2018)

Doris Wagner, Program Councillor (2 year term, April 2017 to 2019)

Céline Gareau-Brennan, Publicity Councillor (2 year term, April 2017 to 2019)

Ali Grotkowski, Past President (1 year term*, April 2017 to 2018)

Lindsey Commandeur, MacEwan Student Representative

Garret Brown, MacEwan Student Representative

Lindsay Griffin, SLIS Student Representative



The Greater Edmonton Library Association (GELA) has paired up with the Library and Information Studies Alumni Association (LISAA) for a second year to host the Annual General Meetings of both organizations on Tuesday, May 30th at the TEC Edmonton Innovation District (Main Floor, Enterprise Square, 10230 Jasper Ave.) See the AGM Meeting package here:


After the meetings have concluded, we will be convening at The Hat Resto Pub for a post-AGM(s) social event!

LISAA AGM 5:30-5:45 pm
GELA AGM 6:00-7:00 pm
Pub Social 7:00 pm*

*LISAA AGM attendees can head over to The Hat immediately following the LISAA AGM

Information regarding the GELA Annual General Meeting:
GELA 2017 AGM Agenda
GELA 2016 AGM Minutes

Please RSVP if you plan on attending; light refreshments will be served.

We are also seeking nominations for several GELA Executive positions. Please see our GELA Executive Nominations post for more information about on available positions and how to submit nominations. Nominations are due May 12th.