RUSA Directory of Rosters

Clicking on any of the links below should produce the text of the committee's charge and a list of current members. Please note that the members are responsible for keeping the information up to date since this roster is generated from the ALA membership database. If contact information does not appear it is possible the member chose not to have information made available through the ALA database.

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RUSA Committees

Access to Information
AFL-CIO/ALA Labor Committee
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction
Awards Coordinating Committee
Board of Directors
Budget and Finance Committee
Conference Program Coordinating Committee
Excellence in Reference and Adult Services Award
Executive Committee
Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award
John Sessions Memorial Award
Learning Archive Task Force
Margaret E. Monroe Library Adult Services Award
Membership Committee
Name Change Task Force
Nominating Committee
Organization and Planning Committee
Planning Task Force for the LearnRT/RUSA Annual 2017 Preconference
President's Program Planning Committee
Professional Competencies for Reference and User Services Librarians
Professional Development
Publications and Communications Committee
Reference Service Press Awards Committee
RUSQ Editorial Board
Standards and Guidelines Committee
Trends Subcommittee

BRASS Committees

Business Reference in Academic Libraries
Business Reference in Public Libraries
Business Reference Services Discussion Group
Conference Program Planning
Education
Emerald Research Award
Mergent Excellence in Business Librarianship Award
Executive
Membership
Morningstar Public Librarian Support Award
Nominating
Outstanding Business Reference Sources
Publications and Communications
Global Financial Data Academic Business Librarianship Travel Award
SimplyMap Student Travel Award
Vendor Relations

CODES Committees

CODES Board
Collection Development Planning Education and Assessment
Collection Management in Public Libraries Discussion Group
Communications Committee
Cooperative Collection Development, CODES/STARS
Dartmouth Medal Committee
Executive Committee
Liaison with Users Committee
The Listen List: Outstanding Audiobook Narration
Louis Shores Award
Nominating Committee
Notable Books Council
Readers' Advisory Research and Trends Committee
Reading List Committee
Reference Publishing Advisory Committee
Outstanding Reference Sources Committee
Sophie Brody Medal Committee
University Press Books for Public and School Libraries
Zora Neale Hurston Award

ETS Committees

Best Free Web Sites
Conference Program Planning Committee
ETS Recognition Award Committee
Executive Committee
Hot Topics in Electronic Reference Discussion Group
Management of Electronic Reference Services
Nominating Committee
Membership & Communications Committee
Planning Committee
Professional Development
Services for Systems & Discovery Committee
User Experience Design Committee
Virtual Reference Services (ETS/RSS)

History Section Committees

ABC-CLIO Online History Award Committee
Communications Committee
Executive Committee
Genealogy and History Achievement Award Committee
Genealogy & Local History Discussion Group
Genealogy Committee
Genealogy Preconference Planning
Historical Materials Committee
History Librarians Discussion Group
Gale Cengage Learning History Research and Innovation Award Committee
Instruction and Research Services
Local History Committee
Nominating Committee

RSS Committees

RSS Archivist
RSS Board of Directors
Communication and Teaching at the Point of Need Committee
Communications Committee
Discovery Services Committee
Discussion Forums Coordinating Committee (disbanded)
Education & Prof. Development for Reference
Evaluation of Reference and User Services Committee
Executive Committee
Health and Medical Reference Committee
Library Service to an Aging Population
Committee on Multilingual Library Services
Management of Reference Committee
Marketing and Public Relations for Reference
Nominating Committee
Recognition Committee
Research and Statistics Committee
Services for Job Seeking Patrons
Virtual Reference Services (ETS/RSS)
Virtual Reference Companion Subcommittee
RSS Review Editor
Young Adult References Services (YARS)

STARS Committees

Atlas Systems Mentoring Award Committee
Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee
Cooperative Collection Development, CODES/STARS
LLAMA SASS / RUSA STARS Consortial Borrowing Joint Committee
Education and Training Committee
Executive Committee
Interlibrary Loan Committee
Interlibrary Loan Discussion Group
International Interlibrary Loan Committee
Legislation and Licensing Committee
Nominating Committee
Organization Committee
Outreach and Promotion Committee
Research and Assessment
Rethinking Resource Sharing Policies
Vendor Relations Committee
Virginia Boucher/OCLC Distinguished ILL Librarian Award Committee

RUSA Liaisons to ALA Committees:

ALA Advocacy Coordinating Group
Aaron Dobbs, 2016-2017

ALA Chapter Relations
Carolyn Larson, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017

ALA Conference Program Coordinating Team 2016
Joe Thompson, 2017-2018

ALA Education Assembly
M. Kathleen Kern, 2015-2016, 2016-2017

ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee

Janet Therese O'Keefe, 2013-2014, 2014-2016, 2016-2017

ALA Legislative Assembly Subcommittee
Sarah McHone-Chase, 2016-2017

ALA Membership Promotion

Amber Prentiss, 2016-2017

ALA Planning & Budget Assembly
Chris LeBeau, 2016-2017 

ALA Professional Ethics Committee
Lesley Brown, 2016-2017 

ALA Recruitment Assembly
Ann K.G. Brown 2016-2017

ALA Website Advisory Committee

Erin Rushton, 2014-2016, 2016-2017

ACTS-CSS CcDA
Ken Wade, 2007-2014, 2014-2017

ASCLA Accessibility Assembly
Helen Gbala, 2016-2017

Freedom to Read Foundation
William A. McHugh, 2014-2015, 2016-2017

Division Councilor
Jennifer Boettcher, 2012-2015

Digital Content Working Group (DCWG)
TBA

ALCTS/LITA Metadata Standards Committee (the new MARBI)
Renee Young, 2016-2017

RUSA Board Liaisons to RUSA Standing Committees:

Access to Information Committee
Sarah Hammill, RUSA Division Councilor
2015 - 2018

Awards Coordinating Committee
Margaret Ellingson, Director-at-Large
2013 - 2016

Conference Program Coordinating Committee
Danise Hoover, Director-at-Large
2014 - 2017

Membership Committee
Mary Mintz, Director-at-Large
2015 - 2018

Organization and Planning Committee
Anne Houston, RUSA Past-President
2014 - 2016

Professional Development
Stephanie Sharpe, Director-at-Large
2014 - 2017

Publications Committee
Louise Feldmann, Director-at-Large
2013 - 2016

Standards and Guidelines Committee
Ed Garcia, Director-at-Large
2015 – 2018

RUSA Interest Groups (IG)

Copyright

The focus of the Copyright IG is on providing a forum for the RUSA community to exchange ideas relating to copyright law and its application, to strengthen communication and cooperation among RUSA members on issues relating to copyright, and to provide opportunities for growth and improved reference services.

Faithe Ruiz (ruizf@cf.edu), Leader.

First Year Experience

The purpose of this IG is to share ideas and develop new connections for future collegiality and support. Topics for discussions include but are not limited to retention improvements, introduction to higher education research skills development, outreach, first generation students, international students, students enrolled simultaneously in high school and college (dual enrollment programs), reference services, etc.

Douglas Hasty (douglas.hasty@fiu.edu), Leader.

Shared Collections

This IG will focus on the topic of Shared Collections, which can encompass shared print initiatives, shared storage facilities, and prospective sharing of collections through cooperative collection development.

Tina Baich (cbaich@iupui.edu), Leader.