2012-2013 LPSS Committees
This page lists the officers LPSS and the chairs of each committee. Full committee rosters for LPSS can be found on the ACRL website with a valid ALA login.
Chair: LeRoy Jason LaFleur, exp. 2013
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Lynda M. Kellam, exp. 2013
Past Chair: Chad Kahl, exp. 2013
Secretary: Lynn Marie Thitchener, exp. 2013
Member-at-large: Mara E. Degnan-Rojeski, exp. 2014
Member-at-large: Lisa R. Norberg, exp. 2013
Webmaster: Jennifer Schwartz, exp. 2013
Board Liaison: Loretta R. Parham, exp. 2013
Staff Liaison: Megan R. Griffin, exp. 2013
COMMUNICATION AND PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE
Plans and reviews the content of LPSS News, the semi-annual section newsletter. Establishes newsletter policies, solicits/submits articles, reviews, and other pertinent information of interest to section members, and assists the editor in the production of the newsletter. Oversees the content and production of the LPSS website. Assists the LPSS webmaster in the production of the LPSS website.
Chair: Lynn Marie Thitchener, exp. 2013
Newsletter Editors: Dennis K. Lambert & Merrill D. Stein, exp. 2014
Social Media Coordinator: Lorena O'English, exp. 2014
Listserv Manager: Kara Robinson, exp. 2013
Web Editor: Jennifer Schwartz, exp. 2014
CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- CHICAGO, 2013
To plan and implement the annual conference program and coordinates program sponsorship with other ALA units as appropriate.
Co-Chairs: Jeremy Darrington & Lucy Lyons, exp. 2013
Staff Liaison: Megan Griffin, exp. 2013
LIBRARY INSTRUCTION COMMITTEE
Sponsors a discussion group addressing library instruction issues in legal and political science research. Prepares a library guide to accompany the annual conference program.
Chair: Rosalind Fielder, exp. 2013
MARTA LANGE/CQ PRESS AWARD COMMITTEE
To recognize annually an academic or law librarian who, through research, other creative activity, or service to the profession, makes distinguished contributions to bibliography and information service in law or political science.
Chair: Rosalind Tedford, exp. 2013
Staff Liaison: Casey L. Kinson, exp. 2013
Encourages new membership and the active participation of members in LPSS activities. Plans and hosts the section social at annual conferences. Creates and updates the section brochure.
Chair: Lisa R. Norberg, exp. 2013
Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.
Chair: Erik Estep, exp. 2013
Staff Liaison: Megan Griffin, exp. 2014
REVIEW AND PLANNING COMMITTEE
To study the implications of the ACRL Strategic Planning Task Force report as a guide for future section activities.
Membership of this committee consists of [the two previous Past Chairs, one as chair and most immediate past chair as one] of up to six other members.
Chair: Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2013
VENDOR/PUBLISHER LIAISON & REVIEW COMMITTEE
To work on strategies for better communication with publishers and vendors in the field of law and political science; to review and critique major reference sources in the field of law and political science, and to communicate to publishers the need for improvements in these sources as necessary.
Chair: Mara E. Degnan-Rojeski, exp. 2013
Last updated: January 8, 2013
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