2008-2009 LPSS Committees and Task Forces

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Ann Marshall, exp. 2009
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Erik Estep, exp. 2009
Past Chair: Kelly S. Janousek, exp. 2009
Secretary:Mary M. Gilles, exp. 2009
Member-at-large: Brian E. Coutts, exp. 2009
Member-at-large: Lisa R. Norberg, exp. 2010
Webmaster: Kathi Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2010
Webmaster: Chad M. Kahl, exp. 2009
Board Liaison: Elizabeth A. Dupuis, exp. 2009
Staff Liaison: Adam R. Burling

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- CHICAGO, 2009

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

Chair:  Chad M. Kahl, exp. 2009
Robert Labaree, exp. 2009
Amalia Monroe, exp. 2009
Lynne P. Rudasill, exp. 2009
Evan James Rusch, exp. 2009
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: Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2009
Barbara J. Dahlbach, exp. 2010
Alyssa Deutschler, exp. 2009
John J. Hernandez, exp. 2010
Rebecca Ohm, exp. 2010
Carol Spector, exp. 2010

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: Leslie R. Homzie, exp. 2009
LeRoy Jason LaFleur, exp. 2009
David J. McCaslin, exp. 2010
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: Brian E. Coutts, exp. 2009
Dennis K. Lampert, exp. 2009
Barbara P. Norelli, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Adam R. Burling

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair: Connie S. Stoner, exp. 2009
Graham Walden, exp. 2009
ex officio: Erik S. Esteph, exp. 2009
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: Lucy Lyons, exp. 2009
LPSS News Editor: Bruce E. Pencek, exp. 2009
Listserv Manager: Kara L. Robinson, exp. 2009
Webmaster: Kathi Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2010
Webmaster: Chad Kahl, exp. 2009
Stephen Atkins, exp. 2010
Christopher Palazzolo, exp. 2008
Merle Slyhoff, exp. 2010

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: Kathi Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2009
Kelly S. Janousek, exp. 2009

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: Barbara L. Morgan, exp. 2009
Mary M. Gilles, exp. 2010
David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2010
Atifa R. Rawan, exp. 2009
Catherine A. Shreve, exp. 2009


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