Awards Committee

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TYPE

Process Committee

PURPOSE

The Awards Committee shall oversee the granting of the:

CHARGE

The following awards presented at the annual meeting are selected by the Awards Committee:

Following selection of the winners, the Committee works to publicize the recipients and their achievements.

TIME COMMITMENT

Committee members will work during the months of January, February, and March to review all of the nominations submitted and will select the recipients. All nominations are due by February 1 and the award recipient(s) will be selected by April 1.

MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS

The committee should be composed of experienced law librarians who are familiar with the members and wide range of activities of the AALL.

TENURE

Membership on the committee shall normally be for two years, except that the vice chair and chair will each serve three years. The returning member selected as vice chair at the end of the first year will serve in that capacity in the second year and become the chair of the committee for an additional third year.

SIZE

The committee shall normally consist of a chair, vice chair, five members, and a non-voting Executive Board and staff liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE

  • Goal I: Talent
  • Goal II: Engagement

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

AALL is committed to diversity and inclusion.  Minority candidates are encouraged to apply, and receipt of one award does not preclude the candidates from receiving a second award.