Are you serious about adult learning?



2019 Nominations for the ALA Board are now CLOSED

Why nominate?

As an ALA Board member, you will bring your energy, expertise and know-how to advance our mission of equitable access to lifelong and lifewide learning. You will also be actively involved in setting ALA’s strategic direction and advocating for our 5 key policy areas:

  1. Adult and community education
  2. Adult language, literacy and numeracy
  3. Lifelong learning communities
  4. Inclusive learning culture
  5. Educating for sustainable development

Our values

ALA Board members must be committed to equitable access to lifelong learning and to adult and community education. Skills in policy, governance, policy analysis or business development would be highly prized, along with strong managerial experience in the not-for-profit sector.

Who can nominate?

There are currently 3 Board vacancies. Only full members can nominate for the ALA Board. (One vote per membership.) We encourage all members, both long term and new, to consider nominating for one of the available positions.

Time line

Nominations open: 14 February 2019

Nominations close: 14 March 2019 @ 5 pm AEDT

New members announced: At the ALA AGM – 12 April 2019

Need more info?

An online ballot of all members will be held between 15 March and 2 April 2019.

If you would like to know more about what is involved in being a Board member, please read the FAQs Board Membership, or contact ALA President, Christine McCall on (03) 9687 1560 or chris@ycc.net.au.

If you are unsure of the status of your membership, please contact ALA Member Services on (03) 9689 8623 or email membership@ala.asn.au to confirm.

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