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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

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GELA AGM 2017

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:

AGM MEETING PACKAGE

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.

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GELA Executive Nominations

The Greater Edmonton Library Association (GELA) is seeking nominations for the following positions on the GELA Executive Committee:

  • Vice-President/President Elect/Past President (3 year commitment)
  • President Elect/Past-President (2 year commitment)
  • Program Councillor (2 year commitment)
  • Publicity Councillor (2 year commitment)
  • Student Representative from U of A SLIS (1 year commitment)
  • Student Representative from MacEwan University LIT program (1 year commitment)

Descriptions of the positions can be found in the GELA handbook 

To nominate yourself, please send an email to the chair of the Nominating Committee, Kalin Jensen (kalinj@nait.ca), indicating the position you are interested in, as well as a short bio (200 words). The deadline for nominations is Friday, May 12th. Nominations received after May 12th will be added to the ballot as nominations from the floor.

The election for the Executive positions will be held at the GELA AGM on May 30th. The student representatives will be chosen by the current Executive prior to the AGM.

If you’re excited about the Greater Edmonton library community and would like to contribute to it, we encourage you to consider nominating yourself as a candidate for any of these positions.

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