Frederick G. Kilgour Award Committee

Charge

To solicit nominations and select an individual whose work brings to attention research that shows promise of having a positive and substantive impact on any aspect of the publication, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information technologies, or the processes by which information and data is manipulated and managed.

Roster

Dr. Tao Zhang (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Erik Mitchell (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Danielle Cunniff Plumer (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Jason Simon (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Holly A. Tomren (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Kebede H. Wordofa (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Roy Tennant (OCLC Liaison, November 15, 2007, to June 30, 2015)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, 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, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

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Composition

Committee members serve for one year, except that one member may be selected as chair for the following year to provide continuity.

Origin

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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

Valerie Edmonds-Merritt
Phone: (312) 280-4269
E-mail:  vedmonds@ala.org