RUSA Resource Development Committee (Ad Hoc)
Investigate resource development groups in other ALA divisions and similar organizations to identify charges, best practices, and creative ideas.
Make a recommendation for the creation of a Friends of RUSA program, including goals, organization, and activities
Determine whether an ongoing Resource Development committee will be useful and draft a charge that includes identification of possible types of resources to be developed, creation of a draft fund-raising plan for the first 2 years of the committee's work, and methods of donor relations management;
Create and oversee a pilot development activity that can be implemented in winter 2013 and provide a test bed for ideas to include in a final charge.
See RUSA or Section Bylaws.
See Committee Charge.
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.
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