ACRL/IS Discussion Group Steering Committee

Charge

To promote discussion of current instruction topics by coordinating a virtual discussion forum at the ALA Midwinter Meeting and an in-person discussion forum at the ALA Annual Conference. To that end, the committee will issue calls for, review, and select proposals for discussions; communicate decisions to all applicants; provide guidance and support to discussion conveners as needed; promote discussions via e-mail lists, social media, and the ACRL IS website; ensure that discussion digests are completed and shared for each discussion group; maintain documentation for selection of proposals and facilitation of discussions; and refine criteria for selection of proposals as needed. This committee does not propose any discussion groups of its own.To promote discussion of current instruction topics by coordinating discussion forums facilitated by IS members at the ALA Midwinter and Annual conferences.  To that end, the committee will issue calls for, review, and select proposals for discussions; communicate decisions to all applicants; serve as liaison to each discussion group; provide guidance and support to conveners as needed; ensure that digests are completed and uploaded to the IS web site for each discussion group; maintain tip sheets for selection of proposals and facilitation of discussions; and refine criteria for selection of proposals as needed. This committee does not propose any discussion groups of its own.

Roster

Nancy E. Fawley (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Kathy L. Magarrell (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Mr. Patrick Wohlmut (Secretary, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Elizabeth Bernal (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sarah Brandt (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dani Brecher Cook (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Lauren D'Ette Hays (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Ken Liss (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Donna Maher (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Lacy Wolfe (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Carrie Donovan (Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)

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Composition

The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org