Georgia Library Association

GLA Executive Board 2021 Election Results

The election results are in! The newly elected officers for the 2021 GLA Executive Board are • Vice President/President-Elect: Karen Manning• Vice-President for Marketing & Branding: Marquita Gooch• Secretary: Jean Mead• ALA Councilor: Angela Glowcheski Thank you to all who ran for office, and all who participated in the election process! The changes to the… Continue Reading GLA Executive Board 2021 Election Results

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2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

The time to elect your 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers is almost here! To help you prepare, check out the Georgia Library Association Election Guide for a full list of candidates and amendments that are on the ballot! From September 1, 2020 to September 20, 2020, all members of the association will receive… Continue Reading 2021 GLA Executive Board and Division Officers Election

Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

Join us in congratulating our own Wendy Cornelisen on the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award! From ASGCLA press-release Wendy Cornelisen lives and breathes innovation and collaboration for the public libraries in Georgia. In her role as Assistant State Librarian at the Georgia Public Library Service, she has led efforts to celebrate accomplishments and… Continue Reading Wendy Cornelisen awarded the 2020 ASGCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award

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Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

The Georgia Library Association joins the American Library Association and the Black Caucus of ALA in strongly condemning systemic violence and racism against Black people and People of Color. The Georgia Library Association represents libraries and library employees of all types in Georgia: public, academic, special, and school. Libraries are not neutral. Libraries seek to… Continue Reading Georgia Library Association Statement Against Racism

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GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

Updated 04/01/2020 Useful links from the State Librarian Julie Walker University System of Georgia Learning Everywhere – https://www.usg.edu/learningeverywhere Georgia public libraries and COVID-19 update – https://georgialibraries.org/coronavirusupdate/ Updated 03/18/2020 GLA is using our role as a leader and advocate of Georgia libraries to call on all public and academic libraries in Georgia to close their doors… Continue Reading GLA Statement Regarding COVID-19

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New Officers for 2020

  On January 1st, 2020, the new officers for the Georgia Library Association began their service. The Officer Induction occurred in October during the Georgia Libraries Conference in Macon, Georgia.   Dr. Gordon Baker presided over the induction ceremony that included lighted candles. The following GLA members are serving as officers in 2020: President:  Laura… Continue Reading New Officers for 2020

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2020 GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division Election Results

Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Oscar Gittemeier… Continue Reading 2020 GLA Executive Board and Academic Library Division Election Results

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2018 GLA Executive Board Officer Election Results

Thank you all for your participation in the recent election for the open officer positions on the GLA Executive Board. We had a wonderful slate of talented candidates running for office this year and substantial membership participation in the election. The results of this year’s election are Vice-President/President Elect Laura Burtle Vice-President for Marketing and… Continue Reading 2018 GLA Executive Board Officer Election Results