Web Coordinating Committee

Charge

In cooperation with the web manager, LITA board, LITA staff, and the committee and interest group chairs, the web coordinating committee coordinates the updating and posting of material to the LITA website. The committee also handles routine maintenance tasks such as link checking, and makes policy recommendations to the board on issues such as page appearance, standards and technologies used on the site, and the use of outside contractors.

Roster

Kelly J. Sattler (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Michael Joseph Paulmeno (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Craig Allen Boman (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Kerstin Damiana Carson (Member, July 1, 2016, to December 12, 2017)
Guy Cicinelli (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Lindsay Anne Cronk (Blog Editor, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Roy Degler (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Joseph Deodato (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Krista L. Graham (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Courtney Hoffner (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Minhao Jiang (Member, July 1, 2016, to March 16, 2017)
Holli Kubly (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Robert Metrick (Member, July 1, 2015, to August 25, 2016)
Rob Lee Nunez, II (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Michael Joseph Paulmeno (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Kathryn K. Silberger (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Berika Williams (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Tara Marie Wood (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Jingjing Wu (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Jennifer Emanuel Taylor (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mark A. Beatty (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2020)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2020)

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Composition

Consists of about 15 people appointed from the membership, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair, who also serves for two years.

About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Maintaining LITA's online web properties, which includes updating of content on lita.org for annual, midwinter, forum, elections, committee pages, etc. and applying updates to WordPress plugins
  • Build new sites, usually in WordPress
  • Work with LITA members to obtain the content & learn of desired changes. Need to reach out more for opportunities to add valuable content for other ALA divisions who are looking to LITA for tech answers
  • Implement and manage UX, web analytics, and SEO

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 10-12 virtual meetings and no face-to-face meetings each year
  • Group members work an average of 5 hours per month
  • January, February, March, May, June, July, September, October, November, December are the busiest months

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Experience building websites in WordPress, especially in WP theme manipulation
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML
  • Drupal experience also good for the main site
  • Good design skills
  • Experience using and interpreting Google Analytics
  • Knowledge or and experience with UX and user experience testing
  • Working on a virtual team

 

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