ACRL/WESS Conference Program Planning--Chicago, 2017 Committee


To plan and organize the Section's Annual Conference program; to review past program topics and select a topic or theme of timely interest to Section members and to a broad spectrum of ALA members; to recruit the best available speakers on the selected topic; to prepare a budget proposal for the program, for the reimbursement of any expenses or for the purpose of offering honoraria to non-librarian speakers; to evaluate the program, based on the responses from those who attend; to provide a summary of the annual program for the fall edition of the WESS Newsletter and to College and Research Libraries News.


Mr. Claude Henry Potts (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Sam Dunlap (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Deborah L. Raftus (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Kathleen Marie Smith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Jeffrey Staiger (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Sarah Sussman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

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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