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Executive Board Nominations

The TLA Nominating Committee is seeking online nominations for the 2024 Executive Board election. Review the Candidate Selection Criteria.  You may nominate yourself, or someone else by completing the brief form below.

All nominations must be submitted by July 24.

For the 2024 TLA Executive Board election cycle the Nominating Committee will recommend a slate of 8 candidates (two for each open position) to the current Executive Board to stand for election by the membership in 2024:

Candidacy is open to any TLA member in good standing (current 2023 membership) who resides in Texas.

Questions?  Contact TLA Executive Director Shirley Robinson, or Nominating Committee Chair Dan Burgard. 



The Texas Library Association is governed by a 10-member Executive Board which includes the president, president-elect, past-president, treasurer, ALA councilor, and five representatives-at-large. The executive director serves as secretary and is a non-voting member of the board.

The Executive Board recommends matters of policy, budget, and operations to Council, and  members are elected annually by TLA membership.

The Executive Board meets quarterly, generally in-person, in January, April at the Annual Conference. July at the Officer Governance Training & Workshop and October. Executive Board members are responsible for their own travel and registration to the Annual Conference and Officer Training Workshop. Travel stipends are available as needed for the January and October meetings.



June                Online nomination form open

July 24            Nomination deadline, online form closes

August            Nominating Committee reviews submissions

September     Committee interviews candidates, final candidate slate approved by Executive Board

November     Candidate bios, statements of concern and other information posted on TLA website

January         Election ballot opens

February        Election ballot closes

April 19           New Executive Board members term begins last day of Annual Conference


Nominating Committee