RAILS Board Nomination Form - Spring 2020

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Would you like to work with a committed team of colleagues representing all types of libraries to help shape the future of a member-driven, vibrant library system? RAILS invites nominations for the following positions on our board:

  • One academic library representative (to be filled by an individual employed by a RAILS academic library)
  • Three public library trustees (to be filled by board members at RAILS public libraries)
  • One school library representative (to be filled by an individual employed by a RAILS school library)
  • One at large representative (to be filled by an individual representing any type of RAILS library- academic, public, school, or special)

Terms for all positions begin on July 1, 2020. Terms for the academic library representative, public library trustees, and school library representative end on June 30, 2023. The term for the at large representative ends on June 30, 2022.


The RAILS Board meets 11 times per year at sites throughout the RAILS service area (travel costs are reimbursed). Board members may attend meetings in person or at a RAILS videoconference location.

We are looking for candidates that reflect the diversity of the RAILS membership in terms of race, ethnicity, age, geographic location, background, and other factors. Before completing the form below, please view the RAILS Board Member Job Description. The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 3. For more information, contact Mary Witt, RAILS Communications Director.