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Candidates for the position of EBLIDA President and Executive Committee: 2024-2027

As of the close of business on Monday, January 22, 2024, the EBLIDA Secretariat has officially received 2 nominations for the position of EBLIDA President and 11 nominations for the 10 available seats on the EBLIDA Executive Committee.

EBLIDA Secretariat has invited members of the Association to nominate their representatives for election of a new President and the EBLIDA Executive Committee. Nominations are now closed.

By close of business on Monday 22nd January 2024, the EBLIDA Secretariat had received 2 nominations for EBLIDA President and 11 nominations for the 10 available seats on the EBLIDA Executive Committee.

Voting will take place to elect a President and to elect 10 Executive Committee members from the pool of 11 nominated candidates online between 12 February – 11 March. The results of the elections will be announced during the Council Meeting on 8 April in Lisbon, Portugal.

Online voting opens on 12 February and will close on 11 March 2024. The URL for the voting platform will be sent to all our members.

[ More information on voting ]

According to the EBLIDA Constitution (Chapter VIII, Article 29), the members of the Executive Committee shall be elected by the Council for a period of three years, serving a maximum of two terms.

As cited in Article 31 of the Constitution, the members of the Executive Committee, with the exception of its Chairperson, are representatives from Full Members of the Association.


Nomination for the position of EBLIDA President
2023-2027

Each Full member of EBLIDA is entitled to nominate one representative for President. The candidate does not need to belong to an EBLIDA Member organisation, but the nomination must be supported by at least 3 EBLIDA members. The Vice President and Treasurer will be appointed by the new Executive Committee during their meeting on 8th April in Lisbon.

Candidates in alphabetical order:

Spaska Tarandova

Spaska Tarandova
Bulgaria

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

Nominated by:

  1. Romanian Library Association (ANBPR), Romania
  2. Bulgarian Library and Information Association, Bulgaria
  3. Luxembourgish Librarians’, Archivists’ and Documentalists’ Association (ALBAD), Luxembourg
  4. Croatian Library Association, Croatia
  5. Library of the University of Macedonia, Greece
  6. Cyprus Association of Librarians – Information Scientists (CALIS)

Erna Winters

Erna Winters
Netherlands

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

Candidate’s Motivational Statement Video:

Nominated by:

  1. The Netherlands Library Association (VOB), Netherlands
  2. Cologne Public Library, Germany
  3. Bibliotheek Mar en Fean, Netherlands
  4. The Hague Public Library, Netherlands
  5. Aarhus Citizens Services and Libraries, Denmark

Nominations for the position of Executive Committee Member
2024-2027

Each Full Member association is entitled to nominate one representative to the Executive Committee, which consists of up to a maximum of 10 members each from different full member organisations. Candidates must belong to a full member association and their nomination does not need to be seconded. Individuals can serve a maximum of two terms on the Executive Committee.

According to the EBLIDA Constitution, the Executive Committee should reflect a geographic and professional balance.

Candidates in alphabetical order:

1.

Jacqueline Breidlid

Jacqueline Breidlid
Germany

BID – Bibliothek & Information Deutschland
(Federal Union of German Library and Information Associations)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement Video:

2.

Andrew Cranfield (Captured-Fotostudie)

Andrew Cranfield
Denmark

Danmarks Biblioteksforening
(Danish Library Association)

[2nd Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

3.

Guillaume Gast

Guillaume Gast
France

ABF, Association des Bibliothécaires Français
(French Association of Librarians)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

Candidate’s Motivational Statement Video:

4.

Jessica Jacobs

Jessica Jacobs
Belgium

Vlaamse Vereniging voor Bibliotheek-, Archief- en Documentatiewezen (VVBAD)
(Flemish Association for Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

5.

Katrīna Kukaine
Latvia

Latvijas Bibliotekaru Biedriba (LBB)
(Library Association of Latvia)

[2nd Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

6.

Rauha Maarno

Rauha Maarno
Finland

Suomen Kirjastoseura
(Finnish Library Association)

[2nd Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

7.

Antonios Mourikis
Greece

ΕΕΒΕΠ – Ένωση Ελλήνων Βιβλιοθηκονόμων και Επιστημόνων Πληροφόρησης
(Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists, AGLIS)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

8.

Liu Palmieri

Liu Palmieri
Italy

Associazione Italiana Biblioteche (AIB)
(Italian Library Association)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

9.

Zelia Parreira

Zélia Parreira
Portugal

Associação Portuguesa de Bibliotecários, Arquivistas, Profissionais da Informação e Documentação
(Portuguese Association of Librarians, Archivists, Information and Documentation Professionals, BAD)

[2nd Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

10.

Alicia Sellés Carot

Alicia Sellés Carot
Spain

Federación Española de Sociedades de Archivística, Biblioteconomía, Documentación y Museística, FESABID
(Spanish Federation of Archives, Libraries, Documentation and Museum Associations)

[2nd Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

11.

Helene Heger Voldner

Helene Heger Voldner
Norway

Norsk Bibliotekforening
(Norwegian Library Association)

[1st Term]

Candidate’s Motivational Statement

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