ALAO has budgeted up to $600 for travel support for a member willing to represent ALAO and academic libraries generally at ALA National Library Legislative Days on May 2-3 2016 in Washington, D.C. Please review this information about the conference from the ALA Washington Office: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/nlld .
Please contact Joseph Straw firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible if you are interested in representing ALAO. Please provide a current resume, a brief description of your advocacy activity with ALAO or other civic organizations, and the name and phone number of a reference that is familiar with your advocacy efforts or interest. For more information about the grant please review this description from the ALAO website: http://www.alaoweb.org/govtrelations/advocatesaward.php .
Anyone interested in getting more involved in advocacy efforts is urged to apply. The ALAO representatives will be part of the Ohio delegation at the conference that will meet with members of the state congressional delegations and/or staffs.
Joseph Straw, Marietta College, Government Relations Liaison