Organization Manual: Vice-President/President-Elect

The Vice-President/President-Elect presides in the absence of the President and assumes the responsibilities of the President upon the absence, resignation, and/or completion of the term of the President. The Vice-President/President-Elect serves as the Chair of the Membership Committee. (See Organizational Manual: Membership Committee Chair for more information.) Other duties include acting as Parliamentarian of the Chapter.   

Schedule of Activities

October

Attend the ILA Annual Meeting and ILA/ACRL Business Meeting. The election of Chapter officers occurs by electronic ballot after the Annual Meeting. The time from the election until assuming the responsibilities of the office on January 1 allows for orientation, conversation with the retiring officer, clarification of the activities that are involved, and initiation of planning for the presidential year.

November / December

Attend the ILA/ACRL Executive Board meeting. This meeting is a transitional meeting, attended by old and new Board members, and provides an opportunity to discuss the coming year’s activities with other Officers and Chairs.

Attend the Annual ILA Planning Session held late in the fall.

Additional Executive Board meetings may be called during the year. The Vice-President/President-Elect is expected to attend and contribute appropriately.

January / September

As chair of the Membership Committee, work with Committee members to fill committee vacancies and identify officer candidates.  (See Organizational Manual: Membership Committee Chair for more information.)

October

Attend ILA Annual Meeting and ILA/ACRL Business Meeting.

Solidify the working plans for the Chapter’s activities in the coming year. 

Continue with Membership Committee activities.

November

Continue with Membership Committee activities.

Attend ILA Fall Planning Meeting. Prepare and submit the ILA Subdivision Proposed Activities and the ILA Annual Conference Program Recommendation forms. The forms have gone to an online format/submission process.

Pass records and the revisions for the Organization Manual to the incoming Vice-President/President-Elect. See that archival materials are transferred to the outgoing Secretary/Treasurer. 

Attend the ILA/ACRL Executive Board meeting. This meeting is a transitional meeting, attended by old and new Board members, and provides an opportunity to discuss the coming year’s activities with other Officers and Chairs. The incoming President (retiring Vice-President) shares goals for the transitional meeting and any planning for the coming year. The incoming President collects and oversees revisions to the Organization Manual which are updated electronically by the outgoing officers and Chairs.

December

Special Information

  1. The office of Vice-President/President-Elect is the first year of a three-year commitment that will be followed by a year as President and then Past President/Chair of the Awards Committee.

Vice-President/President-Elect

2024 Jodie Morin, Buena Vista University
2023 Lisa Martincik, University of Iowa
2022 Laurie Neuerburg, University of Northern Iowa
2021 Amanda Nolte, University of Northern Iowa
2020 Mary Anderson, Central College
2019 Elizabeth (Liz) Riordan, University of Iowa
2018 Julia Dickinson Salting, St. Ambrose University
2017 Jennifer Sterling, William Penn University
2016 Beth McMahon, Central College
2015 Sara Scheib, University of Iowa
2014 Anne Marie Gruber, University of Dubuque
2013 Dan Chibnall, Grand View University
2012 Amy Paulus, University of Iowa
2011 Rebecca Funke, Des Moines Area Community College
2010 Ryan Gjerde, Luther College
2009 Mary Iber, Cornell College
2008 Brett Cloyd, University of Iowa
2007 Mary Heinzman, St. Ambrose University
2006 Jean Donham, Cornell College
2005 Rebecca Stuhr, Grinnell College
2004 Kathy Parsons, Iowa State University
2003 Ellen Neuhaus, University of Northern Iowa
2002 John Pollitz, St. Ambrose University
2001 Rachel Crowley, Morningside College
2000 Jane Campagna, Scott Community College
1999 Ed Goedeken, Iowa State University
1998 Chris Neuhaus, University of Northern Iowa
1997 Mary Beveridge, Drake University
1996 Mary McInroy, University of Iowa
1995 Robert Rose, University of Northern Iowa
1994 Tina Herb, Kirkwood College
1993 Leo Clougherty, University of Iowa
1992 Catherine Rod, Grinnell College
1991 Jill Miller, Kirkwood College
1990 Phil Van De Voorde, Iowa State University
1989 Jane Kemp, Luther College
1988 Patrick Wilkinson, University of Northern Iowa
1987 Theresa Walker, Grinnell College
1986 Dorothy Persson, University of Iowa
1985 Elizabeth Kaschins, Luther College
1984 Jamie Coniglio, Iowa State University
1983 Patrick Wilkinson, University of Northern Iowa
1982 Patricia Foley, University of Iowa
1981 Corinne Potter, St. Ambrose College
1980 Sister Joan Sheil, Marycrest College
1979 David Martin, University of Iowa
1978 Charles LeMaster, Morningside College
1977 Art Hielkema, Northwestern College

1976 Kay Elliott, St. Ambrose College

Update these instructions for next year’s committee.