RUSA Budget & Finance


To recommend to the board goals, objectives, and priorities for the division as well as broad strategies for achieving them, to evaluate the movement of the division and its units towards these goals and objectives, and to advise the vice-president/president-elect and the RUSA board of directors on budgetary matters.


Ann K. G. Brown (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Chris LeBeau (President, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Alesia M. McManus (Past-President, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Greg Fleming (RUSA BRASS Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Cynthia Robin Levine (RUSA MARS RSS Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Patrick J. Wall (RUSA CODES Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson (BARC Representative, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2019)
Jessica D. Hughes (Staff Liaison, October 9, 2017, to January 1, 2030)

Displaying active committee roster as of 06/17/2018. Last retrieved on 06/17/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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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.