LITA / OCLC and LITA / LSSI Minority Scholarship Committee
The Committee completes it work electronically. No face-to-face meetings are necessary. The committee receives copies of completed applications in the spring and selects the winners after conferring via e-mail. Appointment is for one year with no reappointment the following year, except that one member may be appointed chair for the following year and the immediate past Chair serves as an advisor.
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).
Phone: (312) 280-4269