ACRL 2017 Colleagues Committee


To raise funds in support of the conference by: seeking out, developing, and nurturing relationships and sponsorship opportunities with private sector companies, corporations, agencies, organizations, and groups interested in supporting ACRL's mission and mission-related activities. Conducting stewardship activities that involve colleagues in ACRL's programs and projects. Communicating the results of its fundraising efforts with the friends fund subcommittee, the budget and finance committee, the ACRL executive director, and the ALA development office.


Julia M. Gelfand (Co-Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Karin A. Trainer (Co-Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

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Minimum of five members.


The Conference Colleagues Committee is created as needed by the ACRL Board of Directors.

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