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2018 ELECTION RESULTS

Total votes cast: 281 (15.0% of eligible members voted)          
Eligible Members: 1875

 

Votes %
President Elect
Chad Helton 109 37.85%
Hilary Theyer 179 62.15%
Secretary
Stephanie Beverage 149 54.98%
Mel Lightbody 122 45.02%
At-Large-Member (top 4 elected)
Chris Brown 170 58.02%
Jayanti Addleman 165 56.31%
Shawn Thrasher 143 48.81%
Emily Weak 131 44.71%
Eva Mitnick 106 36.18%
Diana Garcia 102 34.81%
Cindy Chadwick 79 26.96%
Michele Villagran 74 25.26%
John Alita 62 21.16%
Kris Amaral 29 9.90%

 

BYLAWS Votes %
Allow for Joint Membership Programs providing for discounted membership dues to be approved without membership approval as needed by some existing Joint Membership Programs’ procedures.
Yes 279 96.11%
No 11 3.89%
Eliminate an inconsistency between the Nomination procedures amended in 2017 and the Immediate Past President’s duties and President’s role on committees. “Leadership Development Committee” is replaced by “Nominating Committee” in both instances. The Immediate Past President was made the chair of the Nominating Committee in last year’s amendments.
Yes 291 99.29%
No 3 0.71%
Eliminate an inconsistency between the number of at-large members of the CLA Board in two different sub-sections of the Bylaws. Making other related changes.
Yes 281 100.0%%
No 0 0%%

 

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