BRASS: Business Reference in Academic Libraries

Charge

To study, promote, and support the role of business reference in academic libraries.

Roster

Ms. Natasha Arguello (Connect Admin, December 20, 2018, to December 20, 2020)
Alan Witt (Chair, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020)
Nataly R. Blas (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mrs. Elizabeth Fairall (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Janet Elaine Franks (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Willow Fuchs (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Alexandra Hauser (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Susan Hurst (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Samantha Kannegiser (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Lisa Martin (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Emily L. Mross (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Rashelle Nagar (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Wendy Girven Pothier (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Anthony Raymond (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Linda Schuller (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Penny L. Scott (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Heidi E.K. Senior (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Patti Mary Sherbaniuk (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Alan Witt (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Natasha Arguello (Ex-Officio Member, October 3, 2018, to October 25, 2020)
Bill Ladewski (RUSA Executive Director, October 8, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Ninah Moore (Staff Liaison, October 3, 2018, to October 2, 2050)
Shuntai Sykes (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Melissa Vanyek (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)

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Composition

There shall be at least seven (7) members appointed by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of BRASS.

Terms of Office
Members of the committee will serve for two years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a consecutive two-year term. Terms will be staggered so that continuity will be maintained.

Specific Duties

  • To study and foster the role of business reference in academic libraries.
  • To address issues facing business reference in this environment.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

There shall be at least seven (7) members appointed by the Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect of BRASS.

Terms of Office
Members of the committee will serve for two years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a consecutive two-year term. Terms will be staggered so that continuity will be maintained.

Specific Duties

  • To study and foster the role of business reference in academic libraries.
  • To address issues facing business reference in this environment.

Find us in Connect

Find this committee in ALA Connect (log-in required):

https://connect.ala.org/rusa/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=94ff99bd-df2d-4eab-9c16-5f94eeadf2a4

 

Origin

Established in 1988.

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Staff Liaison

Ninah Moore

Training and Events Coordinator

nmoore@ala.org