Tech Showcase Committee


The Tech Showcase committee will develop, implement, and evaluate a hands-on showcase of emerging technologies and best-in-class technology implementations at ALA Annual each year.


Mr. Erick Lemon (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Joshua Cole Newport (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Alyse Jordan (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Daniel Messer (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Celeste Perez (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Bill Ladewski (RUSA Executive Director, October 8, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Ninah Moore (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to December 31, 2099)
Shuntai Sykes (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to August 1, 2022)
Melissa Vanyek (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2020, to August 1, 2022)

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See RUSA or Section Bylaws.


See Committee Charge.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members of RUSA are welcome to volunteer to serve on this or any of RUSA's many committees. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee, be able to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee, and be able to work via email and ALA Connect. At least one member of the committee should be able to attend Annual Conferences and LibLearnX. Express your interest in serving on a RUSA committee by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1. 


Staff Liaison

Ninah Moore

Training and Events Coordinator