The Freedom to Read Foundation has announced the nominating committee for its April 2008 election. Committee members are Robert P. Doyle, Chicago, Ill. (chair); Therese Bigelow, Chesapeake, Va.; and Candace Morgan, Portland, Ore.
Five positions on the 2008–2009 FTRF board of trustees will be filled in the election to be held April 1–May 1, 2008. The persons elected in the 2008 election will serve a two-year term on the board beginning at the close of the 2008 American Library Association Annual Conference and continuing through the end of the 2010 ALA Annual Conference. Trustees are required to attend two, one-day meetings per year, held in conjunction with the ALA AMidwinter Meeting and Annual Conference.
Nominations should be sent by January 15, 2008, to:
Freedom to Read Foundation
Attn: Robert P. Doyle
50 E. Huron St.
Chicago, IL 60611
In addition, nominations may be e-mailed to email@example.com. FTRF members also may be slated for candidacy by petition by submitting 25 current FTRF member signatures in support of the candidate. The Executive Director of the Foundation must receive names of petition candidates and the required signatures to support each no later than February 29, 2008.
Only individual FTRF members are eligible to seek election to the board. Membership begins at $35.00 ($10.00 for students). To become a member of the Freedom to Read Foundation, visit us online or call (800) 545-2433 x4226. You also can mail a check, payable to Freedom to Read Foundation, to 50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611.