Excellence in Community Engagement Jury

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TYPE

Award Jury

CHARGE

The Excellence in Community Engagement Award honors outstanding achievement in public relations activities by an AALL member, SIS, chapter, library, or any other group affiliated with the Association.

Community engagement is a critical responsibility of every member of the library profession. It is important to recognize and acknowledge outstanding contributions achieved by the Association’s members in raising the visibility of the profession and its Association. It is the intention of the AALL to issue the Excellence in Community Engagement Award to inspire, educate, and encourage community engagement by the AALL membership.

TIME COMMITMENT

The time commitment is for a few months, late winter, early spring, while evaluating award nominees.

TENURE

Membership on the jury will be for one year.

SIZE

The jury will consist of chair, vice chair, six members and a non-voting Executive Board and staff liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTONS COMPLIANCE

Goal II:  Community

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.