NMRT Annual Social Committee


The purpose of the annual social committee is to plan and execute a social event at the Annual Conference. The event will allow new and continuing NMRT members and library school students an opportunity to meet and talk in a relaxed and fun environment. The NMRT awards will also be distributed at this event recognizing the recipients of the NMRT awards (the professional development grant, the Shirley Olofson memorial award, Student Chapter of the Year award).


Ms. Cara Mia Calabrese
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Michelle Poston Osborne
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Elaine Walker
(Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Kimberly L. Redd
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2026)

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  • Chair (one-year term)
  • Committee Members (one-year term)

The committee was formed in 2016 by combining the Student Reception Committee and the NMRT Awards Reception Committee.

Major Responsibilities

Plan, promote, and coordinate an Annual Reception at the Annual Conference. The reception should provide entertainment (games and door prizes) to provide an opportunity for NMRT members to network and socialize and will recognize recipients of the NMRT Professional Development Grant, the Shirley Olofson Memorial Award, the Annual Conference Professional Development Attendance Award and the Student Chapter of the Year Award.

Staff Liaison

Kimberly L. Redd, Program Manager (HRDR & ALA-APA)