Association Governance – Board meetings, performance evaluations, strategic planning
Officers (president, vice-president, and past president) review progress to date and confer with executive director regarding any necessary midyear adjustments (e.g., unexpected emergencies or opportunities, ALA-directed changes) and/or concerns.
The ACRL president attends the Midwinter Meeting, Annual Conference, spring and fall Executive Committee meetings, the annual fall Strategic Planning and Orientation Session (SPOS), and other meeting commitments that may arise.
In addition to those duties specified in the ACRL Bylaws and those listed under the roles and responsibilities for the position, the ACRL president has several meeting commitments at the ALA Midwinter Meetings and ALA Annual Conferences, along with a variety of others occurring at various times during the year. Meeting commitments fall into three categories: ALA, ACRL, and external organizations. Following are the meeting commitments for this position.
ALA meetings are scheduled by the ALA president working with the ALA Executive Office. Communication about the time, agenda, and any supporting documents comes from the ALA Executive Office.
The ALA President usually hosts a lunch for all Division Presidents at the Midwinter Meeting and Annual Conference typically on Saturday from 11:30–12:45 p.m.
Association of Research Libraries (ARL)
Coalition for Networked Information (CNI)
JUNE or JULY
JULY/AUGUST Post Conference