Tuesday, April 19, 2016

American Association of Law Libraries Announces Executive Board Nominees. Slate Includes Four Law Firm Candidates

AALL announced the slate for the 2017-18 Executive Board. The slate includes four nominees from AmLaw100 firms, 3 academic candidates and one candidate from the Law Library of Congress.  I am honored to be among the nominees. A pretty impressive slate if I do say so myself.  I have reprinted the AALL announcement below. Congratulations to my fellow nominees.

Here is the AALL announcement:

Candidates Announced for Executive Board Election
The 2016 AALL Nominations Committee presents the following slate of candidates for the AALL Executive Board. Members will vote for one candidate to serve as president­-elect, one candidate to serve as secretary, and two candidates to serve as Executive Board members. The election will be held September 30 to October 31, and successful candidates will begin their terms of office in July 2017. 
Vice President/President-Elect
Kathleen (Katie) Brown
Associate Dean for Library Services
Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte, NC
Femi Cadmus
Edward Cornell Law Librarian &
Associate Dean for Library Services
Cornell University Law Library
Ithaca, NY
Luis Acosta
Law Library of Congress
Chief, Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Division II
Washington, DC
Scott D. Bailey
Global Director of Research Services
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Washington, DC
Board Members
Beth Adelman
Director of the Law Library &
Vice Dean for Legal Information Services
The University at Buffalo
State University of New York
Buffalo, NY
Katherine M. Lowry, JD
Director of Practice Services
Baker Hostetler LLP
Cincinnati, OH
Catherine M. Monte
Chief Knowledge Officer
Fox Rothschild LLP
Philadelphia, PA
Jean P. O'Grady
Director of Research & Knowledge Services
DLA Piper
Washington, DC
Come "Meet the Candidates" during an informal session at the 2016 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Chicago on Monday, July 18, from 8:30­ a.m.-9:30 a.m., in the exhibit hall at the AALL Member Services Pavilion. In early August, biographies and statements of all Executive Board candidates will be posted on AALLNET. As provided in the AALL Bylaws, Section VI 2c, a member may also be nominated for any office by submitting to the secretary, not later than 30 days after the date of this notice, a nominating petition signed by two percent of the members and the nominee's written acceptance.
Congratulations to all of our candidates!

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