Governor's Advisory Council on Libraries


Advises State Library Administration on the federal LSTA plan, development, and evaluation of library services in Alaska.

12 members: 6 members appointed by the Governor; 5 members nominated by the Alaska Library Association; broadly representative of the library profession, library users, and the economically and culturally disadvantaged. At least 1/3 shall represent users; 5 shall be official representatives of the Alaska Library Association, including the immediate past-president of the Alaska Library Association. The State Librarian serves as an ex-officio, nonvoting member. Council elects chair.

Additional Information

Department: Department of Education & Early Development
Board Identification Number: 057
Authority: PL 101-254
Status: Active
Term: 3 years
Chair: Council selects
Compensation: Standard travel and per diem. No additional compensation
Meetings: One official meeting and two to three teleconferences per year, five to six days maximum

Contact Information

Patience Frederiksen
Director, Division of Libraries, Archives, & Museums, DEED
395 Whittier St
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: 907.465.2911
Fax: 907.465.2151

Page last updated 09/05/2017

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