Welcome to the Ontario Association of Library Technicians / Association des bibliotechniciens de l’Ontario

Duties Of The Board Of Directors

President: One Year Commitment

  1. The President is the official representative for OALT/ABO.
  2. Upholds the mission and purpose of OALT/ABO.
  3. Chairs Board of Director meetings and the Annual General Meeting.
  4. Prepares an annual report of the Association activities for the membership.

President Elect: Two Year Commitment, President Elect moves to President

  1. In the absence of the President or at the request of the President, the President Elect shall perform duties and exercise the power of President.
  2. In the event of the President's resignation, President Elect shall assume the duties of the President if circumstances permit.
  3. Maintains minutes of all Board of Director meetings.
  4. Prepares and distributes agendas and minutes to the Board of Directors and Appointed Officers.

Treasurer: One Year Commitment

  1. Responsible for keeping all financial records and carrying out all financial transactions of OALT/ABO.
  2. Presents a written financial statement for the Annual General Meeting and at each Board of Directors meeting.
  3. Compiles and maintains annual membership list, directory and supplements.
    Responds to membership enquiries.

External Communication Coordinator: One Year Commitment

  1. Prepares all OALT/ABO marketing and publicity.
  2. Acts a liaison between OALT/ABO and other library associations, Library & Information Technician programs, other library education courses, OALT/ABO members and libraries.
  3. Coordinates sponsorship.

Internal Communications Coordinator: One Year Commitment

  1. Disseminates information about OALT/ABO, issues and developments in library and information science and library technicians to Association members.
  2. Coordinates newsletter distribution.
  3. Ensures Website content is current.
  4. Responsible for Discussion Group.
  5. Prepares Salary Survey.

Conference Coordinator: One Year Commitment

  1. Responsible for coordinating the annual OALT/ABO Conference (with a volunteer team) by selecting a location, arranging programming and activities.
  2. Submits a Conference budget and written financial statement at the Annual General Meeting and at each Board of Directors Meeting.
  3. Presents Conference information to the Internal Communication Coordinator for distribution to the membership.
  4. Coordinates Conference promotion and sponsorship with the External Communications Coordinator.

Chapter Coordinator: One Year Commitment

  1. Honorary member of all Chapters.
  2. Advocates on behalf of Chapters and Chapter members.
  3. Responsible for inter Chapter communication.
  4. Provides upcoming information about Chapter events to the Internal Communications Coordinator.
  5. Submits Chapter programming and additional funding requests to the Board of Directors for approval.

Archivist Appointed: One Year Commitment

  1. Maintains a complete collection of OALT/ABO documents as detailed in Standing Rules and Orders of OALT/ABO.
  2. Maintains an inventory of the archival materials.