ETS: Hot Topics Committee


To provide a timely forum for discussion of current issues related to the provision of electronic reference services.


Carmen Cole (Chair, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Carmen Cole (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Marissa C. Ball (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Laura E. Cameron (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Carmen Cole (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Adam Jackman (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Dana J. Kerrigan (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mr. Daniel Lynn Messer (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/19/2018. Last retrieved on 07/19/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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