[AL-Directors] OSL seeks suggestions for LSTA Advisory Council nominations

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Mon Oct 15 12:25:21 PDT 2012

[unclesam.jpg]LSTA wants YOU!

Like to be part of the big picture of library services in Oregon?  The State Library has an opportunity for you!

The Oregon State Library is looking for new members for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Advisory Council. We'd really appreciate hearing about any people you would like to suggest for one of the vacancies. Please suggest possible people by November 2.

You can suggest yourself or someone else, including anyone currently on the LSTA Advisory Council. Out of all the suggestions made, two people will be nominated for each vacancy.  New Council members will be elected by the Oregon State Library Board of Trustees at their December 14, 2012 meeting. The State Library tries to have a good geographic representation of Oregon in the Council, which may influence who is nominated.

Use our survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VHJYBWB to make suggestions.   Please suggest one person for each survey response. You may suggest more than one person by doing multiple surveys.

We are looking for suggestions for:

Academic Library Representative
Library User Representative
Public Library Representative
Special Library Representative

This year, the State Library is also seeking suggestions for nomination to fill out the last year of an Academic Library Representative term.

The LSTA Advisory Council is a 13-member body that advises the State Library Board on LSTA competitive grants and statewide programs. Terms on the Council are for three years. Representatives would serve from January 2013 to December 2015.

The Council normally has two all-day meetings a year; one in May and one in September, with special meetings as needed. In recent years, the Council has added an additional half-day meeting in May. Travel expenses are reimbursed for Council members to attend meetings. Minutes from Council meetings, and information on Council members can be found at: http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/Pages/lstacouncil.aspx

Information on Oregon's LSTA program can be found via http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/Pages/lsta.aspx

Thank you for helping the LSTA Council represent the Oregon library community. Please contact Ann Reed at 503-378-5027 or ann.reed at state.or.us<http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/mailman/listinfo/al-directors> if you have any questions.

Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St.
Salem, OR 97301
ann.reed at state.or.us<http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/mailman/listinfo/al-directors>
phone: (503)378-5027
fax: (503)378-6439

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