Education SubCommittee (Professional Development)

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Members: Margaret Black, Teresa Burk, Emilee Mathews, Patrick Tomlin 

Committee Description

  • A subcommittee of the Professional Development Committee to organize and host Lunchtime Chats and webinars to facilitate discussion, information sharing, and peer learning among members between conferences;
  • Coordinate other continuing education activities and initiatives of the Society as appropriate

Membership and Continuity

  • Composition: Not to exceed five.
  • Terms of Service
    • Chair: One year, renewable.
    • Members: Ideally, two members are carried over from the previous year.
  • Eligibility
    • Chair and members, by appointment of the Professional Development
    • Committee chair in cooperation with the ARLIS/NA Vice-President. Subcommittee chair is a member of Professional Development Committee.

Roles & Responsibilities

Subcommittee Chair Carries out charge of the subcommittee; communicates regularly with and submits an annual report of activity to the Professional Development Committee chair.

Committee Members Assist subcommittee chair in all subcommittee activities.

Committee Operations

  1. Annual calendar: Administrative calendar (conference to conference).
  2. Decision-making process (where applicable)
    • Eligibility: Only members of the subcommittee can make motions and vote.
    • Methodology: Generalized parliamentary procedure (motion, second, discussion, vote).
    • Reporting: Discussions and actions during committee meetings are recorded in meeting minutes. Annual report made by subcommittee chair to the Professional Development Committee chair.

Financial Matters

  • Expenses:
  • Funding sources: Funding for special projects requested from Board; all other subcommittee-sponsored workshops are self-sustained from workshop registration fees.

Communications & Dissemination

  • Internal to ARLIS/NA: see ARLIS/NA Policy Manual Section A-9. Subject: Communications
  • External to ARLIS/NA: see ARLIS/NA Policy Manual Section A-9. Subject: Communications