Call for Nominations: SLA Europe President-Elect 2015 | SLA Europe

Dear SLA Europe,


As Past President and Nominations Chair for SLA Europe, I would like to request nominations for the position of SLA Europe President Elect for 2015.  The role of President Elect is a 3 year commitment; you will be required to stand as Chapter president in 2016 and past president in 2017.  If you would like further information on the role, please contact us at the email below.


The Chapter has received one nomination from John Coll (National Library of Scotland), John provided the following biography for his candidacy:


John Coll Graduated with a degree in history and politics from University College Dublin and then a post graduate diploma in Librarianship from the College of Librarianship, Aberystwyth.


He has over 20 years’ experience in the field of information provision in both the public and private sector.  He has worked in legal and financial institutions, as well as the National Library of Scotland.  He was responsible for setting up a national business information service at NLS and is currently Head of Access at the Library.


John is an active participant in SLA Europe, sitting the Events Committee, has presented at the SLA Conference and has been responsible for managing a range of events /talks in Scotland. He is currently the Scottish regional representative on the SLA Europe board.


We invite you to provide your nominations for the role of President Elect 2015.  The deadline for submissions in October 31st 2014.


In the absence of any other nominations, John Coll shall be considered duly appointed.


If you would like to support the work of SLA Europe, you should join one of our committees. Our committees focus on communication, events and conference awards, we also have regional/country based representatives.  Delivering our offering to colleagues in Europe is a great opportunity to extend your experience and broaden your network.


If you would to submit a nomination or would like more information, please contact us via


Thank you,
Stephen Phillips

SLA Europe Past President 2014