SLA Board Candidates Announced!

From the press release:

Alexandria, Virginia, February 19, 2010 – The SLA Nominating Committee has identified ten candidates for election to the 2011 SLA Board of Directors.  The committee is responsible for soliciting names of potential candidates from the membership and putting together a slate of candidates that has exceptional talent, is professionally diverse, and provides regionally balanced representation. 

Members will have several opportunities to hear from and get to know candidates at the SLA 2010 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO in New Orleans. The election will be held electronically in mid-September 2010. 

The candidates running for election to the 2011 SLA Board of Directors are:
For President-Elect: 

  • Brent Mai, Concordia University, Portland, Ore.
  • David Stern, Maximize Information, Providence, R.I.
  • For Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect: 

  • James E. Manasco, University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
  • Ulla de Stricker, de Stricker Associates, Toronto
  • For Division Cabinet Chair-Elect: 

  • Scott Brown, Social Information Group, Longmont, Colo.
  • Richard Huffine, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Va.
  • For Director (two positions): 

  • Nerida Hart, HartKnowledge Consulting, Murrumbateman, NSW, Australia
  • Jill Hurst-Wahl, Syracuse University/Hurst Associates Ltd., Syracuse, N.Y.
  • P.K. Jain, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi Enclave, Delhi, India
  • Sara Tompson, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  • For more information about SLA’s governance practices and leadership, please visit the Board of Directors section of our Web site at

    About SLA
    The Special Libraries Association (SLA) is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves about 11,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic, and government information specialists. SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives. For more information, visit us on the Web at


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