RUSA Resource Development Committee (Ad Hoc)

Charge

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.

Roster

Gary W. White (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Alicia Kathryn Ahlvers (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Emily Anne Hamstra (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
M. Kathleen Kern (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Ms. Kate Kosturski (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Alesia M. McManus (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Joseph A. Thompson, Jr (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Barry Trott (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 08/21/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

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.

Staff Liaison

Andrea Hill
Web Services Mgr.
312.280.4397
ahill@ala.org