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2017 ELECTION RESULTS

Total votes cast: 360 (19.3% of eligible members voted)          
Eligible Members: 1857        

Vice-President/President Elect   

54.80%          Michelle Perera, Pasadena Public Library

Treasurer

50.58%          Derek Wolfgram, Redwood City Public Library

At-Large Board Members

138 Votes      Margaret Hatanaka, Rancho Cucamonga Public Library - Full Term

131 Votes      Erica Cuyugan, Santa Monica Public Library - Full Term

130 Votes      Erin Berman, San Jose Public Library - One Year Term

ALA Chapter Councilor

44.95%          Cecilia Tovar, Santa Monica Public Library

Student Membership

29.10%          Stacey Akahoshi, Santa Barbara Public Library – University of Washington


Legislative Agenda 

 

Clarify Procedure for Changing Membership Dues and Explicitly Allow for Joint Membership Programs

97.28%          Yes

 

Correct and Modify Interest Group Membership Eligibility
95.15%          Yes

 

Explicitly Allow Affiliation with Other Associations

95.71%          Yes

 

Split Responsibilities Between the Leadership Development Committee and a Newly Re-Created Nominations Committee

93.77%          Yes

 

Provide for the Absence of the Executive Director

93.77%          Yes

 

Establish Conflict of Interest Rules in the Bylaws

99.39%          Yes




2016 ELECTION RESULTS

Total votes cast: 307 (22.5% of eligible members voted)          
Eligible Members: 1364        

Vice-President/President Elect   
58.6%        Dolly Goyal

Board at Large
86 votes   Genesis Hansen
86 votes   Heather Cousin



2015 ELECTION RESULTS

Total votes cast: 293 (15.4% of eligible members voted)          
Eligible Members: 1899        

Vice-President/President Elect   
77.1%           Helen McAlary

Secretary  
50.9%           Jennifer Baker

Board At Large   
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for up to 4 candidates out of a total of 11 candidates.
33.8%           Jayanti Addleman
34.8%           Andrew Carlos
41.0%           Vanessa Christman
34.5%           Jan Sanders

Student Representative        
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for 1 candidate out of a total of 2 candidates.
46.8%           Kimberlee Wheeler

Amendment 1    
Change term of office for Student Representatives to two years.    
77.5%           Yes

Amendment 2    
Allow Board of Directors to appoint a qualified voting student member to the Board in the event of a vacancy in the position of Student Representative.          
87.7%           Yes           

Amendment 3    
Add one more non-board member to the Finance Committee.         
77.8%           Yes           

Amendment 4    
Change the definition of Institutional Member to explicitly include educational institutions and non-profit organizations.
86.3%           Yes           

Amendment 5    
Allow Board of Directors to determine dues for Institutional and Business Members and reaffirm the need for a membership vote on changes in annual dues for Voting and Supporting Members.   
78.8%           Yes           

Amendment 6    
Consolidate all provisions dealing with voting into one Article in the Bylaws, and reorganize the Article on Voting and Elections so that it follows a logical and chronological progression.  Make conforming changes to Article III dealing with Membership and Article XVI dealing with Amendments.  Also, correct a typographical error in Article XVI, Section 2.             
85.0%           Yes

 


 

2014 ELECTION RESULTS

Total Votes Cast: 167 (10.5% of eligible members voted)
Eligible Voting Members: 1583     

President-Elect/ Vice-President:
61.1%           Misty Jones           

Treasurer 
92.8%           Beth Wrenn-Estes           

ALA Chapter Councilor          
49.7%           Patty Wong           

Board of Directors       
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for up to 2 candidates out of a total of 5 candidates.
49.7%           Rebecca Forth
56.3%           Katherine R. Gould           

Student Representative       
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for 1 candidate out of a total of 3 candidates.
47.9%           Kimberlee Wheeler

           


 


2013 ELECTION RESULTS 

Total votes cast: 212 (13.6% of eligible members voted)                       

Vice-President/President-Elect:
64.2%           Robert Karatsu                      

Board of Directors:                 
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for up to 2 candidates out of a total of 5 candidates.
57.1%           Ann Awakuni
41.5%           Tonya Kennon                       

Student representative:                   
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for 1 candidate out of a total of 5 candidates.
24.5%           Lisa Nowlain 

Bylaws item 1:
88.2%           Yes                                      

Bylaws item 2:
86.8%           Yes                                       

Sustaining membership proposal
80.7%           Yes                 

 

 

 


 

 

2012 ELECTION RESULTS 

             

Total votes cast: 243 (estimated 15.6% of eligible members voted)

Vice-President/President-Elect:
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for 1 candidate out of a total of 3 candidates.
41.6%           Deborah Doyle                   

Secretary
41.6%           Hillary Theyer       

Treasurer
80.2%           Barbara Flynn  

Board of Directors:                 
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for up to 4 candidates out of a total of 8 candidates.
67.1%           Cheryl Gould
41.6%           Hilary Keith  
46.9%           Alice Kuo
56.4%           Jan Sanders                    

Student representative:                   
Voters were given the opportunity to vote for 1 candidate out of a total of 3 candidates.
29.6%           Vaile Fujikawa

Consent Agenda (Items 1-7):
87.2%           Yes                                      

Item 8:
89.7%           Yes                                       

Item 9
84.4%           Yes