professornana (professornana) wrote,

Get Involved in YALSA!

Looking to get involved with YALSA, but unable to travel to Midwinter and Annual? Love working with digital tools to connect with colleagues to share ideas, best practices, and more? Well, now's the time to volunteer to serve on a YALSA process committee and do the outstanding work that moves YALSA forward as an innovative and exciting division!

From now through March 1st, YALSA is collecting volunteer forms from members who would like to serve on process committees, advisory boards and juries that will work from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016. All participation is virtual, so members must be skilled at using online tools like Google Docs, Google Hangout, ALA Connect, Skype, etc. The volunteer form is at: The following groups are seeking new members:

Books for Teens Jury
BWI/YALSA Collection Development Grant Jury
Conference Travel Scholarships Jury
Frances Henne/VOYA/YALSA Research Grant Jury
Great Books Giveaway Jury
MAE Award for Best Literature Program for Teens Jury
Volunteers of the Year Award Jury
Writing Award Jury

Continuing Education Advisory Board
JRLYA Advisory Board
Publications Advisory Board
The Hub Advisory Board
Website Advisory Board
YALS Editorial Advisory Board
YALSAblog Advisory Board
Division and Membership Promotion Committee
Financial Advancement Committee
Joint School/Public Library Cooperation Committee
Legislation Committee
Annual Conference Marketing & Local Arrangements Taskforce (seeking members in the San Francisco area)
Organization and Bylaws Committee
Research Committee
Teen Read Week Committee
Teen Tech Week Committee
Teens’ Top Ten Committee
Awards and Lists Marketing Taskforce
Mentoring Taskforce
National Guidelines Oversight Committee
Summer Reading & Learning Taskforce

Learn more about committee service at:
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