Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the University of South Florida Polytechnic Library, is a candidate for a position on the 2012 Special Libraries Association (SLA) Board of Directors.
The SLA Nominating Committee solicits names of potential candidates from the membership and compiles a group that has exceptional talent, is professionally diverse, and provides regionally balanced representation to the international association. The 10 candidates, who hail from three countries, will serve three-year terms on the board if elected. Lavallée-Welch is a candidate for the position of Division Cabinet Chair-Elect. The election will be held electronically in mid-September 2011.
SLA is a nonprofit global organization for innovative information professionals and their strategic partners. SLA serves about 11,000 members in 75 countries in the information profession, including corporate, academic, and government information specialists. SLA promotes and strengthens its members through learning, advocacy, and networking initiatives.