Communications Committee

Becca Sexton and Christopher Calderon, co-Chairs

CHARGE

To craft, facilitate, and nurture ongoing and efficient communication between the GNCRT and the public as well as with other round tables and committees.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Positively impact public discussion regarding graphic novels and comics and their roles in libraries by crafting, editing, and/or disseminating press releases and other information according to the initiatives/goals defined by the GNCRT.
  • Create and maintain a space for the interchange of ideas between the GNCRT and ALA members through ALA Connect as well as with the public through a GNCRT website and through various social media outlets, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
  • Assess communication options as new platforms become available and maintain a living communication plan that can change as the Round Table‚Äôs needs change.
  • Liaise with other committees and professional entities and create and/or disseminate information and resources from the GNCRT to ALA and the general public.

COMPOSITION

  • 8-15 virtual members
  • ALA Staff Liaison

TERM

  • 2 years