Committees, Task forces, and Teams
The work of the Canadian Library Association is supported by Committees.
Committees help to further the objectives of the Association, and
provide members with an opportunity to share their expertise and
actively participate in the essential work of CLA. Committees are
divided into two types.
Advisory Committees are
established by Executive Council to provide expert advice on topics of
strategic professional interest to the Association. Advisory Committees
may be long-term or short-term in nature, depending on the topic being
CLA has established the following Advisory Committees:
Standing Committees are established by
Executive Council to contribute to the on-going governance of the
Association. Standing Committees are intended to be long-term, as they
support functions that are necessary for the continuing operation of the
CLA has established the following Standing
Executive Council will form new Committees as needs arise.
Individuals must be CLA members in order to be considered for committee
appointments, except where the Committee would benefit from expertise
from outside the library and information community.