FACRL Committees

Below is a list of FACRL standing and conference committees, including their charge
and current membership. 
If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact us today! 

Membership Committee

Charge: The Committee administers the FACRL membership lists including the annual request of an updated membership roster from ACRL. The committee identifies and plans membership recruitment opportunities and updates promotional membership materials.  

Chair: Stacey Ewing

Board Liaison: Rachel Cooke

Ex Officio: Guy Cicinelli

Committee Members:

  • Vera Spika
  • Heather Bush
  • Lauri Rebar

Marketing & Communications Committee

Charge: The Committee fosters communication and dialogue among members pertaining to the issues and trends in academic librarianship, markets FACRL programming, and promotes the benefits of Association membership.

Chair: Jorge Perez

Board Liaison: Guy Cicinelli
Committee Members:

  • Alexandra Flores
  • Victor Lawrence
  • Jessica Black
  • Kearin Read

Nominating Committee

Charge: The Committee administers the annual FACRL election cycle including candidate identification and recruitment, promotion of the election cycle, certification of election results, and candidate notification. 
Chair: Rebecca Donlan
Committee Members:

  • Craig Amos

    Annual Conference Committees

    Conference Program Committee

    Charge: The FACRL Conference Program Committee plans, coordinates, markets, and delivers a program for the FACRL Annual Conference.
    Co-Chair: Lisa Campbell
    Co-Chair: Cristy Moran
    Board Liaison: Craig Amos
    Committee Members:

    • Diana Matthews
    • Stephanie Birch
    • TBD

    Sponsorship Committee

    Charge: The FACRL Sponsorship Committee solicits vendor sponsorships for the FACRL Annual Conference. The Committee serves as a liaison between FACRL and corporate sponsors, ensures sponsor recognition, facilitates attendee interaction with corporate sponsors and ensures acknowledgment of donations received.
    Chair: Rebecca Donlan
    Board Liaison: Suzette Spencer
    Committee Members:

    • Tammera Race

    Local Arrangement Committee

    Charge: The Committee coordinates the local arrangements for the FACRL Annual Conference including communication with venue representatives and catering manager. Assist with planning Thursday reception and securing lodging for the Annual Conference. Coordinates registration/attendee check-in on the morning of the event and at the Thursday reception if necessary. 
    Chair: Douglas Hasty
    Board Liaison: Alyssa Koclanes
    Committee Members:

    • Jaime Goldman
    • Elana Karshmer
    • Suzette Spencer

    Scholarship Committee

    Charge: The Committee administers the annual FACRL student scholarship application and award cycle including award promotion, application submission, receipt and evaluation, applicant notification and award distribution.  The Committee Chair also coordinates assigning each scholarship winner with a conference mentor from the FACRL Board who serves as a liaison between scholarship winners and the Board.
    Chair: Ava Brillat
    Board Liaison: Sandy Avila
    Committee Members:

    • Sharon Argov
    • Stephanie Clark
    • Elena Lazavskaia-Hall
    • Melissa Del Castillo

    FACRL Committees Timeline:  

    • August: Call for volunteers following FLA conference and installation & training of new FACRL Board members
    • September: Review committee applications and make appointments
    • October: Review committee documentation & invite any new committee members to attend meetings at the FACRL Annual Conference
    • November: Committee activity begins
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