LITA / Hi Tech Award Committee

Charge

To solicit nominations and select an individual or institution for a single seminal work, or a body of work. Taking place within (or continuing into) the five years preceding the award, the work shows outstanding achievement in communicating to educate practitioners.

Roster

Holly Hong Yu (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Susan Sharpless Smith (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Melvin D. Davis (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Edward L. Sanchez (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Lisa Carlucci Thomas (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 12, 2001, to June 30, 2015)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)
Lauren Pressley (Committe Chair Coordinator, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mary Taylor (Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

Appointment is for one year with no reappointment the following year, except that one member may be appointed chair to provide continuity.

Origin

If anyone can contribute information about the history of this committee, send it to LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at litaweb@ala.org.

Get Involved

LITA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on this committee. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee, be able to participate in Committee meetings when scheduled, e.g., Annual Conferences, Midwinter Meetings, or other times of the year as needed and, be able to contribute to the activities of the committee Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out the application form. Generally, appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1, for two year terms. Exceptions to this include the LITA National Forum Planning Committee (18 months before the Forum through the December after the Forum), the Nominating Committee (18 months before the election through the election) and, the Awards and Scholarships committees (one year terms).

Staff Liaison

Mary Taylor
Phone: (312) 280-4267
E-mail: mtaylor@ala.org