History: Communications Committee

Charge

The committee manages the section’s media outlets (including the web site, listserv, social media, and contributions to RUSA Update), promotes the Section’s activities and initiatives, and advises on other communication-related issues.

Objectives:

Increase communication and engagement over the History Section listserv, Facebook page, and Twitter

  • Post to listservFacebook, and Twitter at least once a week
  • The History Section currently has about 401 listserv subscribers, 212 "likes" on Facebook and 203 Twitter followers as of December of 2015; we would like to increase the number of subscribers/followers by at least 20%
  • Explore feasibility of starting a Communication Section Blog

Roster

Michelle M. Baildon (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Laura Hibbler (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Michelle M. Baildon (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mr. Robert Compton (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Kassandra Dorothy Ettefagh (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Dana L. Hamlin (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Rebecca L. Hankins (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Jennifer Lau-Bond (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. David A. Lincove (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Jennifer McElroy (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Janalyn L. Moss (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Alexa Leigh Pearce (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Andrea Hill (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2015. Last retrieved on 12/09/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Staff Liaison

Jennifer Cross
Web Services Mgr.
312.280.4397
jcross@ala.org