Thomas Edison

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
-attributed to Thomas A. Edison

ARLIS/NA Mid-Atlantic is seeking nominations for the 2016 Vice-Chair. Seize this opportunity to serve your Association and develop your leadership skills.

The Vice-Chair acts as chief executive officer in the event that the Chair is unable to serve, assists with programming, keeps meeting minutes, and automatically serves as Chair the following year.

The Chair acts as chief executive officer of the Chapter. With the assistance of the Vice-Chair and Treasurer, the Chair plans the activities of the Chapter, communicates about meetings, serves as chair of all special project committees, submits the annual report and otherwise liaises with officers and committees of the national association, and shall automatically become the Immediate Past Chair in the following year.

The Vice-Chair must be a 2016 member of the local and national chapters. The elected officer should make every effort to attend the national annual conference. Students are eligible to serve, keeping in mind the three year term of service.

If you have someone you’d like to nominate or would like to volunteer, please email Jacqueline Protka, Chapter Chair, at

Official ballots will available in late November/early December.