Legislative Representative:
Position Description



Must be a member of OLA/Academic Division (ACRL-Oregon)


Serves a two year term


  • Facilitates knowledge of and involvement in local, state and federal public policy issues for the ACRL-OR Board and its membership
  • Serves as an ex-officio member of the OLA Library Development and Legislative Committee
  • Liaison to ACRL National Legislative Network
  • Monitors OLA's Legislative Agenda
  • Monitors ACRL National's Washington Watch
  • Represent academic librarians at ALA Legislative Day as part of the Oregon contingent
  • Distributes notices to ACRL-OR membership, via the Chapter's email list and/or blog, regarding legislative issues affecting college and research libraries and higher education generally
  • Advises ACRL-OR Board on legislative issues
  • Provides an annual report to the ACRL-Oregon President

Other information

Optionally, concurrently or subsequently, the Legislative Representative may wish to apply to be an ACRL Legislative Advocate