Committees carry out much of the work of the Association and are responsible for areas of concern as defined by their charge. The Council before implementation must approve recommendations and/or proposals of committees. There are three types of committees permitted by the Association Bylaws: special committees, ad hoc committees, and standing committees." -- Alabama Library Association Handbook, Chapter 9, p.30. There is no charge to volunteer for committees. ALLA has the following committees that need your help.