Outreach and Promotion Committee


  • To propose, develop and implement strategies to increase membership
  • To retain existing members in the section
  • To serve as the public relations arm of STARS by promoting involvement in STARS committees and social events and making the community aware of STARS activities
  • To collaborate and coordinate with STARS committees on membership issues and services for the section and the division

Chair (2017-2019):

Name:  Nancy Abashian
E-mail: abashian@binghamton.edu

Link to Current Roster


Current Initiatives

  • Administering and promoting STARGazers! (check it out! http://www.ala.org/rusa/sections/stars)
  • Exploring the most effective method of contacting members and utilizing these methods to engage members to participate in STARS events and committees
  • Collaborating with all committees to highlight their work and benefits through marketing effects mentioned above!
  • Interested in sitting in on our next meeting!? Contact our Chair for more details!


Monthly meetings with some emails in between. These meetings last about one hour and are done virtually.