2009-2010 LPSS Committees

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Erik Estep, exp. 2010
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Chris Palazzolo, exp. 2010
Past Chair: Ann Marshall, exp. 2010
Secretary:David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2011
Member-at-large: Lisa Norberg, exp. 2010
Member-at-large: John Hernandez, exp. 2011
Webmaster: Kathleen Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2010
Webmaster: Chad Kahl, exp. 2011
Board Liaison: Elizabeth A. Dupuis, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Adam Burling

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- WASHINGTON, DC, 2010

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

Chair: Evan James Rusch, exp. 2010
Chad Kahl, exp. 2010
Robert Labaree, exp. 2010
Amalia Monroe, exp. 2010
Lynne P. Rudasill, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Megan 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: Rebecca Ohm, exp. 2010
Rosalind Fielder, exp. 2011
John Hernandez, exp. 2010
Carol Spector, exp. 2010
Elizabeth White, 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: Barbara Morgan, exp. 2010
Leslie Homzie, exp. 2010
LeRoy LaFleur, exp. 2011
David McCaslin, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Megan 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.

Co-Chairs: Brian Coutts, exp. 2009 and Lisa Norberg, exp. 2011
John Hernandez, exp. 2010
Alberto Herrera, Jr., exp. 2010
Dennis Lambert, exp. 2010
Lucy Lyons, exp. 2011
Barbara Norelli, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Adam Burling

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair: Bruce Pencek, exp. 2010
Brian Coutts, exp. 2010
LeRoy LaFleur, exp. 2010
ex officio: Chris Palazzolo, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Megan 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, 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.

Chair: Chad Kahl, exp. 2010
LPSS News Editors: Jodi Shepherd, exp. 2011 and Bruce Pencek, exp. 2010
Listserv Manager: Kara Robinson
Webmaster: Kathi Carlisle Fountain, exp. 2010
Stephen Atkins, 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: Kelly Janousek, exp. 2011
Ann Marshall, exp. 2010
Lorena O'English, exp. 2010
Annelise Sklar, exp. 2011
Elizabeth White, exp. 2011

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: David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2010
Mary Gilles, exp. 2010
Leslie Homzie, exp. 2010
Atifa R. Rawan, exp. 2011
Catherine A. Shreve, exp. 2011


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