Forum Planning Committee 2019

Charge

To work with the LITA office to plan, organize, and produce an annual event that highlights current and emerging technologies in libraries and provides a venue for people involved or interested in library technology to discuss issues. The 2019 Forum location and dates are yet to be determined.

Roster

Christopher Lawton (Co-Chair, February 6, 2019, to December 31, 2019)
Berika Williams (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Melody Condron (Past-Chair, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Galen Charlton (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Melissa Cherry (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Krista L. Graham (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Julene L. Jones (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Ms. Cara McBain Key (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Joanna Messer Kimmitt (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Sam Kome (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Dr. Ashley Ruth Lierman (Member, January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019)
Mr. Chris Martin (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Tim Ream (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Mrs. Cynthia R. Schwarz (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Mrs. Alexandra Van Doren (Member, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Bohyun Kim (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to August 31, 2019)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to December 31, 2019)

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Composition

The Forum Planning Committee typically consists of about 15 members, appointed from LITA membership. Committee service begins 18 months prior to the Forum and concludes the December immediately following the Forum.

About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Works with the LITA Office to plan and hold the 2019 LITA Forum

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 1-2 virtual meetings each month, with more scheduled as needed as the Forum date gets closer; requires no face-to-face meetings each year, and participants are not required to attend the Forum in person
  • Group members work an average of 5-10 hours per month
  • April, June, October, and November are the busiest months

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Program planning
  • Designing attendee experience
  • Marketing skills
  • Interpersonal skills when working with presenters

 

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