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Call for Nominations: RAILS Board (Deadline Friday, March 29)

(via Gwen Gregory, University of Illinois at Chicago, on behalf of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System)

Join the RAILS Board!
Would you like to work with a committed team of colleagues representing all types of libraries to help shape the future of a member-driven, vibrant library system? RAILS invites nominations for the following positions on our board:

  • Two public library trustees (to be filled by board members at RAILS public libraries)
  • Two at large members (to be filled by individuals representing any type of RAILS library- academic, public, school, or special)
  • One special library representative (to be filled by an individual employed by a RAILS special library)

Terms for all positions begin on July 1, 2019, and end on June 30, 2022. The RAILS Board meets 11 times per year at sites throughout the RAILS service area (travel costs are reimbursed). Board members may attend meetings in person or at a RAILS videoconference location.

We are looking for candidates that reflect the diversity of the RAILS membership in terms of race, ethnicity, age, geographic location, background, and other factors. For more information on duties and responsibilities, view the RAILS Board Member Job Description. After you have read the job description, complete this nomination form. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 29, at 5 p.m.

Questions? Contact Mary Witt, RAILS Communications Director.

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