Imagineering Interest Group


To promote imaginative forecasting and planning for future information systems and technologies by the examination and analysis of science fiction themes and works.


Breanne Ariel Kirsch (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. David Lee King (Interest Group Coordinator, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
John F. Blyberg (Board Liaison, July 1, 2013, to February 17, 2014)
Melissa Prentice (Liaison, July 1, 2010, to March 10, 2014)
Lauren Pressley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2013, to February 17, 2014)
Valerie Edmonds-Merritt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to May 1, 2015)
Mary Taylor (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 10/07/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


Interest groups are completely self-initiated and not appointed by LITA officers.  Membership consists of any number of participants and is open to LITA members.  The leadership of each group is selected by the group.


The Imagineering Interest Group was established in 1989, renewed in 1993, 1997, 2001 and 2004.  To contribute information about the history of this interest group, contact LITA's Web Coordinating Committee at

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Interest groups are open to all LITA members.  Conference attendance is not required.  To join a group, contact the chair, attend meetings, and get involved with their activities and discussions.  See contact information in the above roster by logging into the site and clicking your browser refresh button.  If you need help, contact the LITA office at

Staff Liaison

Mark Beatty
Phone: (312) 280-4268