Fundraising and Sponsorships Committee

Charge

Plans and implements fundraising campaigns in coordination with Core program and conference committees, the Board, and other relevant groups or units, such as the ALA Development Office. Supervises sponsorship efforts for events such as Core Forum or preconferences.

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Roster

Joseph Yue (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Catherine B. Soehner (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Aaron Bowen (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Tabatha Farney (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Charles F. Lyons (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Rebecca L. Mugridge (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Emily Sanford (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Catherine B. Soehner (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kristen Twardowski (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Miranda Henry Bennett (Board Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Wendy Tressler (Board Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2023, to April 3, 2024)
Julie Reese (Staff Liaison, April 25, 2022, to June 30, 2030)
Contact Core (Staff, January 24, 2024, to June 29, 2050)
Amber Robbin (Staff, April 17, 2023, to June 29, 2050)

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About this Committee

Deliverables

  • Annual fundraising plan, in coordination with other committees;
  • Annual sponsorships plan, in coordination with other committees;
  • Recruitment of new sponsors;
  • Ongoing recognition program for funders and contributors.

Expected Time Commitment

  • Holds 10-12 virtual meetings and no face-to-face meetings each year;
  • Time managing relationships with funders and potential funders.

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Experience or interest in fundraising;
  • Broad network/contacts in the library community, including vendors and potential funders;
  • Knowledge of Core and its work.