2016-2017 SDLA Committees
Auditing - This committee consists of two members that audit the SDLA books each year. Members serve two year terms.
Bylaws & Procedures - A committee consisting of two ex-officio members; the Recording Secretary and Executive Secretary Treasurer (EST)
Children's Book Awards Committee
Finance & Membership - This committee keeps track of SDLA's budgetary process with each administration, and promotes membership among individuals and institutions. Committee consists of three members; VP/President Elect (chair), President, and EST.
Intellectual Freedom -This committee deals with censorship issues, including challenges to library materials as well as Internet issues. Three members serve overlapping three year terms.
Library Issues - The committee informs the membership of issues that affect the status of libraries and librarians. This includes keeping current on legislative matters. The committee consists of ten members representing the state's ten geographic areas. Each member serves a three year term.
Nominating - The Nominating Committee shall submit a slate of two candidates for each office to be filled and shall secure the candidates' consent to stand for election. Four members serve two year overlapping terms.
Nominating Committee Procedures
Nomination by Petition Form
Professional Development Grants - The committee reviews applications and selects recipients for available SDLA grants and scholarships. Three members serve overlapping three year terms.
Public Relations - Promotes the Association throughout South Dakota by issuing press releases about Association activities or achievements and administers the annual awards of the Association. It consists of five members serving three year terms.