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Call for Nominations – GELA Executive

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 self-nominations for the following executive positions:

Vice-President/President Elect/Past President (3 year commitment)

Publicity Councillor (2 year commitment)

Program Councillor (2 year commitment) (2 positions)

Student Representative from University of Alberta SLIS (1 year commitment) (2 positions)

Student Representative from MacEwan University LIT program (1 year commitment) (2 positions)

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, Alison Pitcher (, indicating your position of interest. Please include a short bio (max 200 words) with your email. Please note that, aside from the student positions, executive positions are open to all members of the Greater Edmonton library community.

The deadline for nominations is Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Nominations received after March 26 will be added to the ballot as nominations from the floor.

The election for the Executive positions will be held at the upcoming GELA AGM this spring. The student representatives 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  For more information, please also visit the GELA website at

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