NYLA Intellectual Freedom Committee
The Intellectual Freedom Committee of NYLA recommends policy to and interprets policy for NYLA, responds to threats to Intellectual Freedom involving libraries in New York State and supports other organizations that promote Intellectual Freedom in New York State and the nation. Specifically, the Intellectual Freedom Committee shall:
• Be informed of all current Intellectual Freedom issues and legislation occurring in New York State and keep abreast of issues and legislation occurring outside New York State.
The chair is appointed by the NYLA President-Elect for a one year term, with start and end dates coinciding with the Annual Conference. The NYLA President-Elect also appoints two at-large members who serve for a three-year term, with start and end dates coinciding with the Annual Conference. Each Section may appoint a representative to serve on the committee for a renewable one-year term, with start and end dates coinciding with the Annual Conference.