Volunteer for the NETSL Board!

We are seeking volunteers and nominees to run for NETSL Executive Board positions. Do you go to the NETSL conference every year and want to give back? Have some great ideas to make NETSL even better and want to share? Then we want you! 

Submit your nomination here.

Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 7th at noon! Election ballots will go out to the membership in mid August.

Once voting is complete, terms of office officially begin on October 1st, 2020.

The NETSL Executive Board is committed to promoting and supporting technical services activities in New England. Board members plan and present the annual NETSL Spring conference. The Board also develops programs for the NELA Annual conference, presents the annual NETSL Award for excellence in technical services, and promotes technical services throughout New England and beyond through partnerships with other similar organizations.
Each year NETSL holds elections to fill open positions on the Board. If you are enthusiastic about innovations in technical services, are interested in contributing to regional technical services programming, and would like to have direct input into the direction of NETSL as an organization, consider running for a position on the NETSL Executive Board!


The following positions on NETSL’s 2020-2021 Executive Board are open:

Vice President/President Elect (3 year term)

After serving as VP for one year, the VP succeeds to the office of President, and remains a third year on the Board as Past President. The VP runs NETSL Board meetings in the absence of the president, coordinates the NETSL presentation track at the annual NELA conference, creates feedback surveys for the annual NETSL conference and the ballot for NETSL elections, and coordinates the award giving process, including managing nominee documentation and ordering awards.

Secretary (1 year term, with option to renew for a second year)

Take minutes at business meetings. Distributes all official records and reports of NETSL to board members and forward them to the Archivist. Also conducts internal correspondence to the Board and NELA as needed.

Outreach Officer (1 year term, with option to renew for a second year)

Send publicity about NETSL programs, activities, elections, and special events to online discussion groups, individuals, and social media outlets where appropriate. Administrate NETSL technologies and methods of communicating with membership, including eGroups, websites, and social media. This includes publicizing the NETSL Spring Conference and NETSL programs held at the NELA Annual Conference and other correspondence as required.

Archivist (Appointed by the president, may serve as long as they and the president choose)

File print and electronic copies of agenda & minutes for NETSL Board and NETSL Annual Business meetings and other official NETSL documentation as appropriate. Act as administrator of the NETSL Wiki.

Treasurer (1 year term, with option to renew for a second year)

Responsible for keeping track of NETSL’s finances, the treasurer creates the NETSL registration page, monitors numbers, creates name tags, tracks signups for breakout sessions in order to assign rooms, processes payment for any needed supplies, and writes a post-conference finance report.

You can read more about these and other Executive Board job descriptions at: https://netsl.wordpress.com/about/board/boardjobs

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