2007-2008 LPSS Committees and Task Forces

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Kelly S. Janousek, exp. 2008
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Ann Marshall, exp. 2008
Past Chair: Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2008
Secretary:Mary M. Gilles, exp. 2008
Member-at-large: Brian E. Coutts, exp. 2008
Member-at-large: Bruce E. Pencek, exp. 2008
Webmaster: Chad M. Kahl, exp. 2008
Board Liaison: Elizabeth A. Dupuis, exp. 2008
Staff Liaison: Adam R. Burling

APSA PRECONFERENCE TASK FORCE

Chair: Bruce E. Pencek, exp. 2008
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2008
Lynne P. Rudasill, exp. 2008

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- ANAHEIM, 2008

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

Jeremy William Donald, exp. 2008
Catherine F. Doyle, exp. 2008
Valerie D. Glenn, exp. 2008
Kelly S. Janousek, exp. 2008
Chad M. Kahl, exp. 2008
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2008
Evan James Rusch, exp. 2008
Staff Liaison: Megan R. Griffin

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: Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2008
Barbara J. Dahlbach, exp. 2008
Alyssa Deutschler, exp. 2009
Barbara P. Norelli, exp. 2008
David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2008
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2008
Rebecca Ohm, exp. 2008

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: Brian E. Coutts, exp. 2008
Leslie R. Homzie, exp. 2008
LeRoy Jason LaFleur, exp. 2009
Staff Liaison: Megan R. Griffin

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: Bruce E. Pencek, exp. 2008
Leslie R. Homzie, exp. 2009
Hong Wang, exp. 2008
Staff Liaison: Adam R. Burling

NOMINATING COMMITTEE 2008


Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair: Susan E. Parker, exp. 2008
Connie S. Stoner, exp. 2007
ex officio: Ann Marshall, exp. 2007
Staff Liaison: Megan R. Griffin

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. 2008
LPSS News Editor: Bruce E. Pencek, exp. 2008
Listserv Manager: Kara L. Robinson, exp. 2009
Webmaster: Chad Kahl, exp. 2008
Cathy Carpenter, exp. 2009
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2008
Merle Slyhoff, exp. 2008

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: Connie S. Stoner, exp. 2008
Lynne P. Rudasill, exp. 2008

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: Graham R. Walden, exp. 2008
Marifran Bustion, exp. 2008
Mary M. Gilles, exp. 2008
Lucy E. Lyons, exp. 2008
Barbara L. Morgan, exp. 2009
David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2008
Atifa R. Rawan, exp. 2009
Catherine A. Shreve, exp. 2009


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