2005-2006 LPSS Committees and Task Forces

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Connie Stoner, exp. 2006
Vice Chair/Chair elect: Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2006
Past Chair: Lynne Rudasill, exp. 2006
Secretary: Ann Marshall, exp. 2006
Member-at-large: Kelly Janousek, exp. 2006
Member-at-large: Dorothy Washington, exp. 2006
Board Liaison: Lorena O'English, exp. 2007
Staff Liaison: Mary Petrowski

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- NEW ORLEANS, 2006

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

Co-Chair: Ann Marshall, exp. 2006
Co-Chair: Bruce Pencek, exp. 2006
Catherine F. Doyle, exp. 2006
Terry Bryson Hill, exp. 2006
ex officio: Connie Stoner, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Megan Bielefeld

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- WASHINGTON, DC, 2007

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

Co-Chair: Erik Estep, exp. 2007
Co-Chair: Ann Marshall, exp. 2007
Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Megan Bielefeld

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.

Co-Chair: Barbara Norelli, exp. 2006
Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2007
Lorena O'English, exp. 2007
Rebecca Ohm, exp. 2006
Bruce Pencek, exp. 2007
virtual member: John Hernandez, exp. 2006

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: Erik Estep, exp. 2007
Chad Kahl, exp. 2006
Peter Kraus, exp. 2006
Barbara Norelli, exp. 2006
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2007
Atifa R. Rawan, exp. 2007

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 Le, exp. 2006
Brian Coutts, exp. 2006
Irene Herold, exp. 2006
Lisa Norberg, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Megan Bielefeld

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: Kelly Janousek, exp. 2006
Cathy Carpenter, exp. 2007
Erik Estep, exp. 2006
Mary Gilles, exp. 2006
Lorena O'English, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Mary Petrowski

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair:Janice Lewis, exp. 2006
ex officio: Connie Stoner, exp. 2006
Staff Liaison: Megan Bielefeld

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: Dennis Lambert, exp. 2006
LPSS News Editor: Catherine Shreve, exp. 2006
Webmaster: Chad Kahl, exp. 2007
Listserv Manager: Graham Walden, exp. 2007
Valerie Glenn, exp. 2007
Travis Johnson, exp. 2006

REVIEW AND PLANNING COMMITTEE

To study the implications of the ACRL Strategic Planning Task Force report as a guide for future section activities.

Chair: Susan Parker, exp. 2006
Christine Angolia, exp. 2006
Wendell Barbour, exp. 2006
Barbara Norelli, exp. 2006
Lynne Rudasill, exp. 2007
Evan Rusch, exp. 2007
Merle Slyhoff, exp. 2006

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: Fadi Dagher, exp. 2006
Wendell Barbour, exp. 2007
Barbara Hillson, exp. 2007
Lucy Lyons, exp. 2006
Barbara Morgan, exp. 2007
Atifa Rawan, exp. 2006


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