Organizational Practices Committee

Community of Practice: Assessment

Charge: To explore and foster emerging and best practices in assessment of organizational structure and culture, and business practices, with an eye toward advocacy and stakeholders’ interests.

Roster

Sarah L. Naper (Co-Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Dr. Consuella A. Askew (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Kathleen Kim Bell (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Liz Bernal (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Amy Boucher (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Lea Briggs (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Katherine Strober Dabbour (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Mark Edward De Jong (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Evelyn Frangakis (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Richard Groves (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Starr Hoffman (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Gerald R. Jurek, JR (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Kirsten M. Kinsley (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Beth Daniel Lindsay (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Brian K. Lym (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Mary Mallery (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Marla E. Peppers (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Colleen 'Heather' Scalf (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Marcy L. Simons (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Nancy B. Turner (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)

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Our Work

Deliverables:

  • Programming on assessment of organizational structure and culture, and business practices (e.g., conference program at the Annual Conference, preconference workshop, webinars, publishing in LL&M or in other LLAMA communication vehicles).

Expected time commitment:

  • Approx. one hour per month for conference calls, program development, and program/social attendance if individually desired at the Midwinter Meeting or the Annual Conference.

Desired skills, knowledge, experience:

  • Engagement with exploring assessment methods
  • Any amount of program development experience from novice to expert
  • Interest in library organizational structure, culture, and policy development

Staff contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward, kward@ala.org, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Ongoing consultation with the leader of the Assessment Community of Practice leader: Consuella Askew, 2017-2018 membership cycle, and others active within LLAMA’s Assessment Community
  • Leadership and coordination of LLAMA’s engagement in assessment topics
  • Access to funding upon request and review
  • Virtual meeting support