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Call for GELA Executive Nominations

If you’re excited about the Greater Edmonton library community and would like to contribute to it, the Greater Edmonton Library Association (GELA) is seeking nominations for the following executive positions:

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

Descriptions of the positions can be found in the GELA handbook.

We encourage you to nominate yourself as a candidate for any of these positions. To do so, please send an email to the chair of the Nominating Committee, Jodi Lommer(, indicating your position of interest. Please include a short bio (max 200 words) with your email.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 6th. Nominations received after April 6th will be added to the ballot as nominations from the floor.

We’re also recruiting for the appointed position of GELA Treasurer. If you’re interested in putting your name forward for consideration by the current GELA executive, please email Jodi Lommer (

The election for the Executive positions will be held at the GELA AGM on April 24th. The student representatives and the treasurer will be chosen by the current Executive prior to the AGM.

If you have any questions about the above positions or about GELA in general, please e-mail

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