2004-2005 LPSS Committees/Task Forces and Rosters

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Lynne Rudasill, exp. 2005
Vice Chair/Chair elect: Connie Salyers, exp. 2005
Past Chair: Susan Parker, exp. 2005
Secretary: Kathleen Fountain, exp. 2005
Member-at-large: Marcus Kieltyka, exp. 2005
Member-at-large: Kelly Janousek, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Mary J. Petrowski, exp. 2006

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- CHICAGO, 2005

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

Co-Chair: Connie Saylers, exp. 2005
Co-Chair: Bruce Pencek, exp. 2005
Cathy Carpenter, exp. 2005
Irene Herold, exp. 2005
Ann Marshall, exp. 2005
Lynne P. Rudasill, exp. 2005
Graham Walden, exp. 2005

EDUCATION TASK FORCE

To promote and facilitate legal and/or political science research and library instruction projects of our members, report works in progress and disseminate results; act as a resource and information-sharing vehicle for those who teach law and/or political science research in information literacy courses in consort with the LPSS Library Instruction Committee. Prior to ALA Midwinter Meetings and Annual Conferences, provide the LPSS Executive Committee with a progress report and recommendations about the work of the task force.

Chair: Barbara Norelli
Mercedes Benitez-Sharpless
Kathi Fountain
John Hernandez
Peter Kraus
Lorena O’English
Rebecca Ohm
Bruce Pencek
Catherine Shreve
Connie Salyers Stoner

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: Kelly Janousek, exp. 2005
Kathleen Fountain, exp. 2005
Barbara Norelli, exp. 2006
Peter Kraus, exp. 2006
Chad Kahl, exp. 2006

MARKETING/PUBLIC RELATIONS TASK FORCE

Chair: Cathy Carpenter
Kelly Janousek
Marcus E. Kieltyka
Jeannie Welch

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: Binh Lee, exp. 2005
Brian Coutts, exp. 2006
Janice Lewis, exp. 2005
Lisa Norberg, exp. 2006

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.

Chair: Marcus Kieltyka, exp. 2005
Kelly Janousek, exp. 2005
Erik Estep, exp. 2006
Mary Gilles, exp. 2006
Chad Kahl, exp. 2005
Becky Lutkenhaus, exp. 2005
Thomas Schaffer, exp. 2005
Marian Shaaban, exp. 2005

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair:Lorena C. O'English, exp. 2005
Kathleen Fountain, exp. 2006
Thomas Mann, exp. 2006
Lynne Rudasill, exp. 2005

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. Assists the editor in the production of the newsletter and maintains the website and the membership manual.

Chair: Suping Lu, exp. 2005
LPSS News Editor: Catherine Shreve, exp. 2005
Webmaster: Travis Johnson, exp. 2005
Listserv Manager: Patricia McCandless, exp. 2005
Lucia Snowhill, exp. 2005
Roger Stelk, exp. 2005

REVIEW AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

Chair: Susan Parker, exp. 2005
Christine Angolia, exp. 2006
Merle Slyhoff, exp. 2006

VENDOR/PUBLISHER LIAISON & REVIEW COMMITTEE

Works on strategies for better communications with publishers and vendors. Reviews and critiques indexing sources in law and political science, suggesting improvements to the publishers.

Chair: Mary M. Gilles, exp. 2005
Fadi Harissi Dagher, exp. 2006
Marcus Kietyka, exp. 2005
David Lincove, exp. 2005
Lucy Lyons, exp. 2006
Atifa Rawan, exp. 2005

WEB PAGE REVIEW TASK FORCE

Chair: Lisa Norberg
Jan Lewis
Lynne Rudasill


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