Professional growth, cross-border collaboration, camaraderie, a chance to give back to our profession… there’s a valuable opportunity we’re excited to tell you about!

The Pacific Northwest Library Association is recruiting two positions:

1. Vice President/President-Elect (3-year commitment)

  • Serves a one-year term as Vice-President starting in August 2020
  • Assumes as PNLA President after 2021 PNLA Conference (August 2021)
  • Serves on PNLA Board in past-President position after PNLA/MPLA joint conference (August 2022)

2. PNLA Treasurer (2-year term)

  • Serves as PNLA financial officer starting August 2020


Founded in 1909, PNLA is an international organization focused on building a community of librarians, library staff, and libraries staff from across the Pacific Northwest. Signature services include the Young Reader’s Choice Award, PNLA Job Board, Library Leadership (LEADS), PNLA Quarterly, and the regional PNLA Conference.

If you would like to nominate yourself for one of these wonderful service opportunities, please do so by Friday, July 3rd by emailing Ilana Kingsley, PNLA Second VP/ Membership Chair (

Please include a short bio. Nominees must be members in good standing of PNLA by the time voting takes place. If you need more information about these positions — please get in touch.