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MLA 2019-2020 Board of Directors Election

MLA will hold elections for the Board of Directors April 8 - April 22. This year MLA members will vote for an MLA President-elect and four member-at-large board positions. These positions will serve for a three-year term beginning July 2019 and ending June 2022.

One of the benefits of membership is the right to vote for the leaders that will help chart MLA's course into the future. View detailed information on each candidate by clicking on their photo or name and downloading the candidate questionnaire (pdf).

On Wednesday, April 3 you will receive an email with your personal login credentials, a link to the online ballot, and instructions for voting.

Starting Monday, April 8 at 9:00 a.m. you can cast your vote by following the link in the email or going straight to the MLA website. A link to the election ballot will appear in the navigation menu under Membership. You will be required to input your login credentials, after which the ballot page will open.

Voting will close promptly at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22.

Questions? Feel free to contact MLA at (517) 394-2774 ext. 226 or [email protected].

President-elect:

Julia Eisenstein headshot

Julia Eisenstein
Associate Librarian
University of Detroit Mercy

*Members may choose to write in an alternative candidate for President-elect on their ballots when casting their vote.

Member-at-Large

Megan Buck headshot

Megan Buck
Library Director
Dickinson County Library

Scott Duimstra headshot

Scott Duimstra
Executive Director
Capital Area District Libraries

Mary Freier Headshot

Mary Freier
Head of Public Services & Professor
Northern Michigan University

Karen Knox Library headshot

Karen Knox
Library Director
Orion Township Public Library

Claire Lopiccolo headshot

Claire Lopiccolo
Library Director
Romeo District Library

Kelly Richards headshot

Kelly Richards
Director
Muskegon Area District Library