Senior library professionals from LIBER institutions serve on our Executive Board.
In the interests of transparency, we openly publish the minutes of each Executive Board Meeting.
Experts from the research library field share their knowledge with LIBER’s Executive Board and help to advise on important issues.
Appointments to the Executive Board are made at the annual Meeting of Participants, held during LIBER’s Annual Conference. Vacancies on the Executive Board are announced in a Call for Nominations in the annual November, March and May mailings, and on the LIBER website.
Participants in the Institution and Organisation categories, having paid their annual contribution to LIBER, are entitled to nominate candidates for appointment. Staff from Participant Libraries are eligible for appointment to the Executive Board. (LIBER Rules and Regulations, Art. 4.1.) The LIBER Executive Board welcomes candidate nominations from younger candidates and from candidates in countries across Europe.
Guidelines on the criteria to be taken into account by the LIBER Executive Board in ensuring balance on the Board were discussed and approved by the LIBER Executive Board in February 2017. The criteria are to:
To obtain further information about the appointments process, and to discuss standing for appointment, please contact the Secretary-General.
This presentation gives new and prospective Board Members an overview of the structure, roles and aims of the Executive Board.