2010-2011 LPSS Committees

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EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Chair: Chris Palazzolo, exp. 2011
Vice Chair/Chair Elect: Chad Kahl, exp. 2011
Past Chair: Erik Estep, exp. 2011
Secretary: David M. Oldenkamp, exp. 2011
Member-at-large: Brian Coutts, exp. 2012
Member-at-large: John Hernandez, exp. 2011
Webmaster: Kathi Fountain, exp. 2011
Board Liaison: Elizabeth A. Dupuis, exp. 2010
Staff Liaison: Adam Burling

COMMUNICATION AND 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. 2011
LPSS News Editor: Jodi Shepherd, exp. 2011
Listserv Manager: Kara Robinson
Webmaster: Kathi Fountain, exp. 2011

CONFERENCE PROGRAM PLANNING COMMITTEE -- NEW ORLEANS, 2011

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

Chair: Connie Stoner, exp. 2011
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. 2011

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: Mary Gilles, exp. 2011
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: John Hernandez, exp. 2011
Staff Liaison: Adam Burling

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

Prepares a slate of officers for annual elections.

Chair: Graham Walden, exp. 2011
Staff Liaison: Megan Griffin

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

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. 2011

Previous committee rosters


Last updated: August 19, 2011

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