ACRL Immersion Program Committee

Charge

The Immersion Program Committee acts as an oversight council for the Immersion Program and works closely with Immersion Program faculty and ACRL staff to market and promote Immersion Program, develop conference programming related to the Immersion Program, sustain the community of Immersion Program alumni and cultivate their engagement, support assessment efforts, and review applications for the Immersion Program scholarships.

Roster

Anne Charlotte Behler (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Karen Sobel (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Nicole Pagowsky (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Karen Sobel (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Quetzalli Barrientos (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Lori Birrell (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Delores Carlito (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Kristin Echtenkamp (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mary Francis (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Meggan Houlihan (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Elana Deana Karshmer (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Beth Daniel Lindsay (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Anne K. Melville (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Christine M. Moeller (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Meggan Press (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Meghan Elizabeth Sitar (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Karen Sobel (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Daisy Benson (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Caroline Fuchs (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Margot Conahan (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Margot Conahan (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/05/2020. Last retrieved on 07/05/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Ex-officio members include the Immersion Faculty Program Coordinator(s)
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee

Origin

In 2008, the Immersion Program Committee was reconstituted by the ACRL Board as a standing  committee from the former Institute for Information Literacy Executive Committee as part of the new Information Literacy Coordinating Committee structure.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Margot Sutton Conahan
Manager of Professional Development
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2522
E-mail: mconahan@ala.org