YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association) has announced its slate of candidates for the 2010 election next spring. As usual, the list is a who's who of people who give a lot of time and effort into making YALSA what it is.
Remember: you need to be a member of YALSA to vote! And you do not have to be a librarian to be a member of YALSA.
YALSA Board of Directors
Alexandra Tyle Annen
Patricia J. Campbell
Jennifer Hubert Swan
Mary Anne Nichols
Yes! There are some great blogosphere names, including Jonathan Hunt, of adbooks and the Heavy Medal blog at SLJ; Jen Hubert from Reading Rants; Mary Burkey from Audiobooker.
I'm sure I missed someone..... Let me know in the comments. I know many of the candidates blog at the YALSA blog.
Who else has their own blog?
Oh yeah! There I am. "Elizabeth Burns," running against a hell of a lot of very brilliant people up for the Nonfiction Committe.
This is the type of thing with no campaigning. YALSA has a "meet the candidate" at Midwinter, and ballots are sent electronically with information about the candidates, so I'll keep you up to date on that type of thing.
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