Communications Committee

Eva Volin, Chair

CHARGE

To craft, facilitate, and nurture ongoing and efficient communication between the GNCRT and the public as well as with other round tables and committees.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Positively impact public discussion regarding graphic novels and comics and their roles in libraries by crafting, editing, and/or disseminating press releases and other information according to the initiatives/goals defined by the GNCRT.
  • Create and maintain a space for the interchange of ideas between the GNCRT and ALA members through ALA Connect as well as with the public through a GNCRT website and through various social media outlets, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Assess communication options as new platforms become available and maintain a living communication plan that can change as the Round Table‚Äôs needs change.
  • Liaise with other committees and professional entities and create and/or disseminate information and resources from the GNCRT to ALA and the general public.

COMPOSITION

  • 8-15 virtual members
  • ALA Staff Liaison

TERM

  • 2 years