Nominations have now closed. Details on who was nominated and the voting process can be found here.
At LIBER’s 2017 Annual Conference, new members will be appointed to the Executive Board and existing members will be eligible for re-appointment.
This year, we are seeking appointments for two new members of the Executive Board.
In addition, current Executive Board Member Mr Andris Vilks, National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, has completed his second term of office and will stand for re-appointment.
Open Nomination Process
Appointments to the LIBER Executive Board are open to nominated candidates in all LIBER Libraries in the Institution and Organisation categories. Candidates may be proposed by the nominee’s home library or by another LIBER Library. The consent of the candidate should be obtained by the proposer before a nomination is submitted. Candidates from current LIBER Libraries can also nominate themselves, with the support of a proposer.
The LIBER Executive Board welcomes candidate nominations from libraries in countries in all parts of Europe, and from younger candidates.
If you would like to join LIBER’s Executive Board, please complete the Nomination Form and return it to LIBER’s Secretary-General by the close of business on Thursday 22 June 2017. Nominations should be addressed to: Dr Ann Matheson, Secretary-General, by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
LIBER has so far received the following nominations.
Candidate: Dr Søren Bertil Fabricius Dorch, University Library of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Proposer: Mr Wilhelm Widmark, Stockholm University Library, Sweden (Nomination Form)
Candidate: Dr Anna Maria Wałek, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland
Proposer: Professor Janusz Smulko, Vice-Rector for Science, Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland (Nomination Form)
Candidate: Ms Agnès Ponsati Obiols, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain
Proposer: Mr Lluís Anglada i de Ferrer, Consorci de Serveis Universitaris de Catalunya (CSUC), Spain (Nomination Form)
Candidate: Ms Ulla Maria Nygrén, Turku University Library, Finland
Proposer: Ms Minna Kaarina Niemi-Grundström, Tampere University Library, Finland (Nomination Form)
Candidate nominations, with nomination forms, are posted on the LIBER Intranet upon receipt.
LIBER Participants who are not able to attend the Meeting of Participants can delegate their right to vote to another Participant acting as proxy, or to the Chairman acting as proxy. To do so, you must notify the Secretary-General at least 24 hours before the Meeting of Participants of your intention to delegate your vote and name your proxy in writing on the Proxy Voting Form. This form may be sent to the Secretary-General, Dr Ann Matheson, or to the LIBER Office.
Please note that a Proxy Voting Paper may be obtained from the LIBER representative at the LIBER Desk up to 17.00 on Wednesday 5 July 2017, upon receipt of a Proxy Voting Form showing a Participant’s intention to delegate its vote to a proxy.
Appointments to LIBER’s Executive Board made at the Meeting of Participants, and any appointments made by the Board at its meeting following the Meeting of Participants, will be announced on the LIBER website and included in the August 2017 LIBER Mailing.