NEWS: Call for Administrative Council and Committee Nominees

PrairieCat Nominations Open Through April 23rd

PrairieCat is currently seeking nominations for the Administrative Council, Circulation Committee, and Technical Services Committee until April 23, 2021.  The election for all open positions will be held from May 10-21, 2021. Details on the open seats for each committee are below. You may nominate yourself by emailing your interest to Carolyn Coulter, PrairieCat Director at  carolyn.coulter@railslibraries.info and one of the members of the nominating committee:

Lauren Offerman, Three Rivers Public Library District: lauren.offerman@prairiecat.info

Emily Porter, Byron Public Library: emily.porter@prairiecat.info

Patti Smith, Robert W. Rowe Public Library: patricia.smith@prairiecat.info

Administrative Council

This governing body consists of 11 elected representatives from the Delegates Assembly. The group sets policy, receives and approves recommendations from the Ad Hoc and Standing Committees, and approves recommendations to go to the Delegates Assembly including new members, contracts, the budget and major purchases outside the budget.

3 year terms

4 Open Seats

  • 1-Tier 1
  • 1-Tier 2
  • 1-Tier 3
  • 1-At Large

Circulation Committee

This 11 member elected standing group discusses circulation and OPAC topics. It is empowered to make decisions on procedure and some policy decisions, and to make recommendations to Administrative Council for higher level policy decisions. It also reviews circulation procedures and works together to resolve circulation issues. 

3 year terms

2 Open Seats

  • 1-Tier 3
  • 1-At Large

Technical Services Committee

This 11 member elected standing group discusses technical services topics. It is empowered to make decisions on procedure and some policy decisions, and to make recommendations to Administrative Council for higher level policy decisions. It also reviews technical services procedures and works together to resolve technical services issues.

3 year term

3 Open Seats

  • 1-Tier 1
  • 1-Tier 3
  • 1-Academic/Special/School