2013-2014 LPSS Committees

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Full committee rosters for LPSS can also be found on the ACRL website with a valid ALA login.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair:  Lynda M. Kellam, exp. 2014
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Jeremy Darrington, exp. 2014
Past Chair: LeRoy Jason LaFleur,  exp. 2014
Secretary: Jodi Shepherd, exp. 2014
Social Media Coordinator:  Lorena O’English, exp. 2014
Webmaster: Jen Schwartz, exp. 2014
Member-at-large: Mara E. Degnan-Rojeski, exp. 2014
Member-at-large:  Elizabeth Lynn White, exp. 2015
Board Liaison: Loretta R. Parham, exp. 2014
Staff Liaison: Megan R. Griffin, exp. 2015

Executive Committee on ALA Connect

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.

 

Communication and Publications Committee

Chair: Emily Ford, exp. 2014
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

Communication and Publications Committee on ALA Connect

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE

To plan and implement the annual conference program and coordinates program sponsorship with other ALA units as appropriate.

Conference Program Planning Committee, Las Vegas 2014
Conference Program Planning Committee, San Francisco 2015

Chairs: Bruce Pencek, exp. 2014
Staff Liaison: Megan Griffin, exp. 2014

Program Planning Committee on ALA Connect

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 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.

Professional Development Committee

Chair: Elizabeth Lynn White, exp. 2014

Professional Development Committee on ALA Connect

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.

Marta Lange/CQ Press Award Committee

Chair: Kelly S. Janousek, exp. 2014
Staff Liaison: Chase Ollis, exp. 2014

Award Committee on ALA Connect

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

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.

Membership Committee

Chair: Mara E. Degnan-Rojeski, exp. 2014

Membership Committee on ALA Connect

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Nominating 2014 Committee
Nominating 2015 Committee

Chair: Lorena O'English, exp. 2014
Staff Liaison: Megan Griffin, exp. 2014

Nominating Committee on ALA Connect

REVIEW AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Ensure the Section’s immediate and long-term goals match with appropriate ALA and ACRL strategic planning efforts and documents. Maintain the Section governance procedures and Manual.

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.

Review and Planning Committee

Chair: Chad Kahl, exp. 2014

Review and Planning Committee on ALA Connect

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.

Vendor/Publisher Review Committee

Chair: Annelise Sklar, exp. 2014

Vendor/Publisher Liaison and Review Committee on ALA Connect

Previous committee rosters


Last updated: May 30, 2014

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