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Learn More About RUSA & Get Involved – A Favorite Signature Event At The 2015 ALA Annual Conference

RUSA 101: Network, Get Oriented, Get Involved
If you’re new to RUSA or a longtime member looking for an opportunity to connect with other members and ways to get involved, make sure to put RUSA 101 on your calendar! Spend an hour with us on Friday from 3-4p.m. before heading off to the opening of the exhibit floor. Sponsored by all RUSA Sections.

Date: Friday, June 26, Time: 3:00 – 4:00 PM, Location: Westin St. Francis, Tower Salon A & B

Speaker: Ann Brown

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RUSA Board & Committee Meetings at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Barring executive sessions, all of the following meetings are open and any individual registered for the 2015 Annual Conference may sit in on the meeting.

Board of Directors Meeting I and II
RUSA Board of Director meetings are open and any individual registered for the 2015 Annual Conference may sit in on the meetings. The meeting’s topics are set aside for visitors and board members to use as an ‘open forum’ where anyone can share information, ask questions, etc. The agenda and documents are completed prior to the conference. Anyone interested in viewing the agenda for the meeting, as well as the documents that accompany the agenda items, may view or download them from ALA Connect. If you or your constituency develops a document for board consideration, please give it to the RUSA staff at least two hours before a board meeting. Hope to see you there!  Add to my schedule

Board I – Saturday, June 27, Time: 1:00 – 2:30 PM, Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Continental 2
Board II – Monday, June, Time: 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Location: Moscone Convention Center, 200 – 212 South


Executive Committee Meeting
Meeting of the Executive Committee where discussions will consist of current and planned activities of the RUSA Division. This is an open meeting and all registered attendees are welcome. Come meet some of RUSA’s key players: President, Joe Thompson; President-Elect/Vice-President, Liane Taylor; Past President, Kathleen Kern; Secretary, Erin Rushton; Councilor, Jennifer C. Boettcher and RUSA Executive Director, Susan Hornung. Add to my schedule

Date: Friday, June 26, Time: 1:30 – 4:00 PM, Location: Westin St. Francis, Kent Room


Budget and Finance Meeting
Meeting to review, recommend and plan goals, objectives, and priorities for the division as they relate to RUSA’s budget. Add to my schedule

Date: Sunday, June 28, Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, Location: Westin St. Francis, Olympic Room


RUSA Chairs Orientation
This meeting for RUSA committee chairs will cover the many resources available to them within RUSA to help carry out their responsibilities successfully – questions encouraged!

Date: Monday, June 29, Time: 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Location: Moscone Convention Center, 200 – 212 South

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2015 Elections

The following RUSA members will be running for election for RUSA offices in the 2015 Elections. Please join me in thanking these members for agreeing to stand for election for an RUSA office. And be sure to vote in the Spring elections! Voting begins on March 24, 2015 through May 1, 2015 @ 11:59 PM CDT.

RUSA

VICE-PRESIDENT/PRESIDENT-ELECT

– Celia Ross
Associate Librarian, University of Michigan Ross School of Business, Ann Arbor, MI

– Anne Houston
Director of Teaching, Learning & Research, Smith College Libraries, Northampton, MA

 

SECRETARY

– Kelley Lawton
Head, East Campus Libraries, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina

– Kate Oberg
College & Career Librarian, Arlington Public Library, Arlington, VA

 

DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE

– Jennifer C. Boettcher
Business Bibliographer, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

– Ed Garcia
Library Director, Cranston Public Library, Cranston, Rhode Island

– Kate Kosturski
Institutional Participation Coordinator, UK and Northern Europe, JSTOR/ITHAKA, New York, NY

– Mary Mintz
Associate Director for Outreach, American University Library, Washington, DC

DIVISION COUNCILOR

– Sarah J. Hammill
Distance Learning Librarian, Florida International University, Miami, FL

– David Lincove
History, Political Science, Public Affairs & Philosophy Librarian, Ohio State University Libraries, Columbus, Ohio


BRASS

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Louise Mort Feldmann
Business Librarian, Colorado State University Libraries, Fort Collins, Colorado

– Michael R. Oppenheim
Business Research and Collections Librarian, Rosenfeld Management Library, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, Los Angeles, California


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Jared Michael Hoppenfeld
Business Librarian, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University Libraries, College Station, Texas

– Penny Scott
Reference Librarian/Business Liaison, 2003-Present, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA


CODES

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Daniel C. Mack
Associate Dean, Collection Strategies and Services, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

– Joseph Yue
Librarian for Humanities, Social Sciences and Reference Collections, Non-Governmental and International Organization Information, (US) State and Local Government Documents, University of California, Los Angeles, CA


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Jannie R. Cobb
Library Media Specialist, Oxon Hill Elementary School, Oxon Hill, MD

– Emily Hamstra
Learning Librarian, Kinesiology Librarian, University of Michigan Library, Ann Arbor, Michigan

– Alicia Ahlvers
Collection Management Librarian, Henrico County Public Library, Henrico, Virginia

– Matthew J. Wayman
Head Librarian, 2008-Present, Ciletti Memorial Library, Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA


HISTORY

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Joshua Lupkin
Chief Bibliographer for the Humanities, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana

– Christina Thompson Shutt
Public Services Librarian & College Archivist, Hendrix College, Conway, AR


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Olga Perkovic
Research and Advanced Studies Librarian, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

– Melissa Finley Gonzalez
Head of Reference, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

SECRETARY

– Helene Lafrance
Head of Instruction, Research, and Outreach, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara

– Jennifer Eileen McElroy
Reference Specialist (2013 – present), Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul, Minnesota.


MARS: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES IN REFERENCE SECTION

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Jones, Shannon D.
Assistant Director for Program Development and Resource Integration, Medical University of South Carolina Library, Charleston, SC

– McDonald, Courtney Greene
Head, Discovery & Research Services, Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington, IN


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Coleman, Jason
Undergraduate and Community Services Librarian, Kansas State University Libraries, Manhattan, Kansas

– Boatright, Beth
Information Services and Instruction Librarian, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN


RSS

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Amy Elizabeth Rustic
Associate Librarian/Reference and Instruction Librarian, Penn State University, New Kensington, PA

– Jason Gregory Kruse
Undergraduate Services Librarian, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Sally Dockter
Head, Reference & Research Services, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

– Ellen Keith
Director of Research and Access/Chief Librarian, Chicago History Museum, Chicago, IL


STARS

VICE-CHAIR/CHAIR-ELECT

– Charla M. Gilbert
Director of Planning and Branch Operations, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

– Heidi Nance
Head, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services and Collection Management Services Strategic Projects Librarian, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, WA


MEMBER-AT-LARGE

– Kerry Keegan
Customer Service Agent, Atlas Systems, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Good luck, candidates!

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Registration is now open for the 2015 Midwinter Meeting

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Don’t miss what we have in store for you at the 2015 Midwinter Meeting!

 

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