MAALL Committees 2019-20

Bylaws Committee
Charge: Propose and submit changes, additions, and deletions to MAALL Bylaws

Board Liaison: Rebecca Lutkenhaus

Chair: Timothy Gatton

Clanitra Nejdl
Ted Potter
Michael Whiteman

Education Committee
Charge: Prepare the upcoming Annual Meeting program and recommend other educational possibilities for MAALL.

Board Liaison and Chair:
 Matthew Braun

Therese Clarke Arado
Lynn Hartke
Benjamin Keele
Miriam Murphy
Ted Potter

Grants Committee
Charge: Establish criteria for award of grants, publicize availability, and select recipients. (Note: Members of the committee cannot apply for MAALL grants.)

Board Liaison: Rena Seidler

Chair: Eric Brust

Janet McKinney
Matt Novak
Rena Seidler

Library School Liaison
Charge: Encourage the involvement of library school students in MAALL and in law librarianship in general.

Board Liaison: Allison Reeve Davis

Chair: Steven Probst

Shannon Kemen
Miriam Murphy
Heather Storms
Le'Shawn Turner

Local Arrangements Committee 
Charge: Coordinate local arrangements for the annual meeting.

Board Liaison: Matthew Braun

Chair: Susan deMaine


Local Arrangements Manual 

Membership Committee
Charge: Encourage law librarians, law library staff, and library school students in our region to join MAALL in coordination with the Public Relations Committee, welcome new members, ensure that the MAALL directory and discussion list are accurate, and contact members who fail to renew.

Board Liaison: Allison Reeve Davis

Chairs: Sarah Peterson Herr

Jeannette Mazur
Allison Reeve Davis

Newsletter Committee

Charge: Publish the quarterly newsletter, MAALL Markings, on the Web and explore ways of expanding its content.

Board Liaison: Lacy Rakestraw

Chair & Editor: Lacy Rakestraw
Associate Editor: Therese Clarke Arado
Layout Editor: Sarah Kammer
Photography Editor: Matthew Braun
State Member News Editor: Hyla Bondareff
State Member News Liaisons:
Melissa Serfass (AR), Rebecca Lutkenhaus (IA), Lindsey Carpino (IL), Pam Crawford (KS), Autumn Collier (MO & NE), Susan Urban (OK), Sarah Kammer (SD), Leslie Behroozi (IN, ND, OH, TN, & WI)
Columnists: Lacy Rakestraw, Matt Timko, Barbara Gonzalez, Jill Kilgore, Autumn Collier, Jeannine Linnane

Nominating Committee
Charge: Select a slate of candidates for elected offices.

Board Liaison and Chair: Karen Wallace

Heidi Kuehl
Creighton Miller
Stefanie Pearlman
Ted Potter

Public Relations Committee
Charge: Submit announcements for inclusion in AALL Spectrum and prepare MAALL display for AALL exhibit hall.

Board Liaison: Gail Wechsler

Chair: Courtney Segota

Cathy Chick
Susan Boland
Matt Timko
Steven Probst

Website Committee
Charge: Responsible for the design, organization and maintenance of the association website.

Board Liaison: Matthew Braun

Chair: Matt Timko

Webmaster: Jeannine Linnane
Matthew Braun
Jackie Lemmer
Jeannine Linnane

MAALL History Committee (ad hoc)

Charge: Review list of MAALL officers and posted MAALL history.

Board Liaison: Karen Wallace

Chair: Dorie Knight

Pam Crawford                                                                    
Ann Fessenden          
Ted Potter                                          
Debbie Mayfield

Task Force: UELMA Passage in MAALL States

Charge: Monitor and advocate for UELMA passage in MAALL states.

Board Liaison: Rebecca Lutkenhaus

Chair: Ben Keele

Matt Timko
Colleen Williams

Task Force: Vision Planning

Charge: Develop goals that MAALL can accomplish over the next three years. Working from the 2016-19 Strategic Plan, the Task Force created the 2020-2023 Plan.

Board Liaison: Lacy Rakestraw

 Lacy Rakestraw

Heidi Kuehl
Rebecca Lutkenhaus
Allison Reeve Davis

Task Force: MAALL Technology (on hiatus)

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