Committees & Forums

What's the difference between a Committee and a Forum?

As per the VLA Manual, the VLA Second Vice-President appoints members to Committees (with the advice of the VLA Executive Committee.)

All VLA members are welcome to participate in any Forum.


Committee members are appointed by the Second Vice-president with the advice of the Executive Committee. Want to get involved with a committee? Complete a VLA Committee Service Interest Form today.

Awards and Recognition Committee
Conference Committee
Continuing Education Committee
Intellectual Freedom Committee
Jefferson Cup Committee
Legislative Committee
Nominating Committee
Scholarship Committee
Website Content Committee


Joining a VLA Forum is free and open to all members. Complete a VLA Forum Interest Form today.

Collections and Technical Services Forum (CaTS)
College and Research Libraries Forum (VLACRL)
Librarians of Color Forum
Local and Family History Forum
New Members Round Table Forum
Professional Associates Forum (VLAPAF)
VLA Programming Forum
Youth and Family Services Forum

- Last updated 1/15/2021