RUSA Professional Development

Charge

To provide leadership and coordinate the development of RUSA programming, apart from Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings, including: generating and recommending topics and authors for courses; evaluating proposals for courses and/or learning opportunities from outside sources.

Roster

Stephanie J. Graves (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Elizabeth A. Kocevar-Weidinger (Chair, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Marissa A. Ellermann (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Emily Anne Hamstra (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Kathleen Kern (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Rudy Leon (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Natalie McDonough (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Sue A. McFadden (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Shenise McGhee (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Sandra M. Thompson (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Charles Allan (RUSA BRASS Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Eileen M. Bentsen (RUSA HS Representative, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Laura B. Carscaddon (RUSA BRASS Representative, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2018)
Rebecca Eve Graff (RUSA RSS Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Lars Leon (RUSA STARS Representative, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Mr. Lars Leon (RUSA STARS Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Christine Sharbrough (RUSA CODES Representative, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Joseph Yue (RUSA CODES Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Jessica D. Hughes (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to January 1, 2030)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/21/2018. Last retrieved on 07/21/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

Origin

See Committee Charge.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on RUSA and section committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place between Midwinter and Annual conferences. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1, with the exception of the award committees whose work takes place from February to January.