Trustee Voice


Congratulations to Dr. Tanya Pollard, ALTA's 2018-2020 President

Tanya Pollard on the left and the outgoing President, Laura Ross-Giroux, on the right. Tanya welcomes all trustees to share with her their library challenges and concerns, you can reach her at [email protected]

Welcome 2018-2020 ALTA Board

Welcome aboard! (Back left) Vic Mensch, Jocelyn Pelkey, Lennox Gomes, Heather Mayor-Coulson (Executive Director), (Front left) Jennifer Anheliger, Colleen Burton-Ochoki, Tanya Pollard, Ernest Mudie, Jane Skocdopole. Missing in the photograph is Bob Green, Jill Scheyk, Judy Gray, and Brenda Kerr.

Congratulations Camrose Public Library, Winner of the 2018 Award of Excellence

Their accomplishments include: adopting Alberta's first Book Bike, became the first library in Alberta to adopt Naloxene as part of their first aid response, and the Cycling Without Age program. Your wonderful contribution to the community serves as an inspiration to all of us! 

Thank You Outgoing ALTA Board & Alternates

ALTA would like to extend our deepest appreciation to the outgoing Board and Alternates! Thank you all for your incredible work!

  • Laura Ross-Giroux
  • Raoul Johnson
  • Lois Bedwell
  • Catharine Richardson
  • Larry Tiedemann
  • Stuart McGowan

ALTA March 2018 Report

ALTA March 2018 Report is now available online. The report includes the topics such as the 2018 HR Symposium, 2018 ALC, Trustee Education and  New ALTA Board Team 2018. Click here to read to full report!

Trustees are Needed!!

We need two dynamic library board Trustees, one trustee from Area 1 (Peace) and the other from Area 6 (Shortgrass), to join ALTA Board Alternates team! For more information please email [email protected]

2018 ALC

The 2018 ALC was once again very successful. Hats off to the incredible Alberta Library Conference Committee for all their hardwork! Submissions for the 2018 ALC will be open July 01, 2018. For more information, please click here.

2018 HR Symposium

The Public Library Services Branch (PLSB) in partnership with the Alberta Library Trustees’ Association hosted 2018 Human Resources Conference for Trustees and Library Managers. Thank you everyone for the amazing turn out!

PLSB Indigenous Initiatives Update

PLSB, in collaboration with the University of Alberta, is working on some exciting initiatives with regard to Indigenous public library outreach. Click here to view the Indigenous Cinema! PLSB encourages anyone who is intrested in learning more about Indigenous culture, history and current initiatives to sign up for the University of Alberta Indigenous Canada MOOC, click here to register!

2019 Trustee Handbook - what would you add?

ALTA is revising and updating the Trustee Handbook. You are invited to please share with us what additional content you would like to see added, i.e templates? Or perhaps a chapter on Trustee Orientation? Email your comments now to [email protected]

2018 PLSB Awards Winners

Congratulations to all the 2018 PLSB Award Winners at the ALC. Click here.

New PLSB Policy Handbook now Available!

Policies Handbooks are now available to view online. Click here!

Meet ALTA’s Summer Students!

Ruslan Hetu on the left and Tammy Laggui on the right. This summer, two amazing students will be working with multiple ALTA projects. Once again, a warm welcome to both of you!

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