In 2020-2021, the CALL Public Relations Committee had the following members: Shari Berkowitz Duff, Debbie Ginsberg, Lyonette Louis-Jacques (Chair), Sharon Nelson, and Sarah Sherman. Megan Butman served as CALL Board Liaison. Continue reading CALL Public Relations Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
Co-Chairs: Lucy Robbins, Brittany Adams
Members: Patricia Scott, Joe Mitzenmacher, Matt Timko
Due to the pandemic, the archives could not be accessed or updated for most of the year. There is no report this year.
Chair: Joe Mitzenmacher
Members: Eugene Giudice, Todd Ito, Julie Melvin
The Nominations and Elections Committee met virtually in August to begin the process of seeking nominations for candidates to run for the three open positions on the 2021-2022 CALL Executive Board: Director, Secretary, and Vice-President/President-Elect. Recommendations were solicited over the CALL listserv and during the announcements portion of the September business meeting and then discussed among the committee members during virtual meetings. As was the case with last year’s election, the committee was behind the schedule set forth in the CALL Elections Checklist with our call for nominees, but in the end the committee was able to set up and complete the election in a timely manner. Continue reading CALL Nominations and Elections Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
The CALL Bulletin has published three of the four 2020-21 issues up to the writing of this report (Issues 257-259) with the Summer issue to be published in the in late August 2021. The committee included Emily Barney (co-editor), Emily Byrne (co-editor), Matt Timko (co-editor), Debbie Ginsberg and Sarah Walangitan.
Chair: Sarah Reis
Members: Eugene Giudice, Sally Holterhoff, Joe Mitzenmacher, Mary Ellen Murphy, Sarah Walangitan
Board Liaison: Mandy Lee
Government Relations Committee keeps apprised of government activity pertaining to libraries and information policy by staying informed of the work of the AALL Government Relations Committee and the Government Relations Office. Shares updates with the CALL community and promotes equitable access to justice and access to information. Advocates policy interests and views of CALL on issues affecting law libraries and legal information professionals in the Chicago area, Illinois, and neighboring states. Continue reading CALL Government Relations Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
The 2020-2021 CALL BYLAWS Committee was comprised of: Committee Chair Annie Mentkowski and members Jamie Stewart and Brandy Ellis.
The Bylaws Committee updated the committee charge and the committee description. It also reviewed the CALL Bylaws to ensure that they continued to align with the AALL Bylaws. In addition, the Committee also worked with the Archives Committee to bring the policy log up-to-date.
In 2020-2021, the Community Service Committee was co-chaired by Jesse Bowman and Lisa Winkler. The members of the committee were Mike McMillan, Nan Norton, Lucy Robbins, and Patricia Scott. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, no in-person community service activities were planned. Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
Todd Hillmer and Debbie Ginsberg, Continuing Education Committee Co-chairs
The Continuing Education Committee had a very successful year. We sponsored or co-sponsored 5 successful presentations with another tentatively scheduled for the end of this month. Due to COVID restrictions, all of these were webinars: Continue reading CALL Continuing Education Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
The 2020-2021 CALL Placement & Recruitment Committee (“committee”) was comprised of Julie Pabarja (Chair), Valerie Kropf and Sean Rebstock. Megan Butman was the Board Liaison.
The committee started the year by reviewing and suggesting edits to the committee charge, the job posting form and the job placement terms & conditions found on the CALL website. The committee also discussed the initiatives in the CALL Strategic Plan assigned to this committee to handle. Continue reading CALL Placement and Recruitment Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
Committee members: Jessie LeMar (chair), Jesse Bowman, Shari Duff, Lyonette Louis-Jacques, and Jamie Stewart.
This year’s Grants and Chapter Awards Committee was charged with selecting grant recipients based on established criteria for CALL members to attend professional meetings and selecting recipients for the chapter awards based on nominations from CALL colleagues. Continue reading CALL Grants and Chapter Awards Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report