Committee Chairpersons 2013 - 2014
Robert D. Cunningham
|Constitution and By-Laws Chair:||
|Education Chair:||Christine Demetros
Assistant Director for Student Learning
H. Douglas Barclay Law Library
Syracuse University College of Law
Syracuse, NY 13210
|Government Relations Chair:||
|Grants & Scholarship Chair:||
Robert J. Weiner
Barbara W. Briggs
|Nominations Chair:||Joan Hoolihan
Principal Law Librarian
Appellate Division Law Library
50 East Avenue, Suite 100
Rochester, NY 14604
|Public Relations Co-Chairs:||
Anne Marie Swartz
|Vendors & Corporate Sponsors Chair:||Jeannine Lee
Principal Law Librarian
N.Y.S. Supreme Court Library - Buffalo
77 West Eagle St.
Buffalo, NY 14202
|Web Designer:||Nancy Babb
Cataloging Librarian, Law Library Web Manager
University at Buffalo Law Library
Room 216 O'Brian Hall - North Campus
Buffalo, New York 14260-1110
Co-Chairs: Joan Hoolihan and Robert Cunningham
The Archives Committee is charged with storing and maintaining the archives of the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York. The Chair of the Archives Committee will be the Archivist.
Constitution and By-Laws Committee
Charged with reviewing and revising, when necessary, the ALLUNY Constitution and By-Laws, with an eye toward conforming with AALL. The recommendation is to retain this as a standing committee. The board and officers frequently have questions regarding the current By-Laws and Constitution during their various meetings and require interpretation from this committee chair.
Charged to act as a clearinghouse for program ideas for the Association. This committee will be responsible for planning and presenting workshops when they are desired by the association. It will also coordinate with the Vice-President on annual meeting programs.
The Government Relations Committee is charged with monitoring legislative, regulatory and judicial developments that affect the membership of the Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY) and/or the practice of law. This includes, but is not limited to the following areas: freedom of information, privacy/confidentiality, dissemination of government information, New York State Depository Library Program, telecommunications, intellectual property, funding for law libraries located in New York State, and censorship.
Chair: Jean-Paul Vivian
Charged with the responsibility for administering the Ernest H. Breuer Memorial, the Anthony Grech Award and other awards or scholarships presented by the association.
Listserv Manager: Robert J. Weiner
Responsible for the management and maintenance of the association listservs
Chair: Nancy Babb
Charged with the responsibility for soliciting and processing new member applications, maintaining current records of ALLUNY members, and generating the annual directory. This committee also provides labels for all association mailings.
Chair: Barbara W. Briggs
Charged with soliciting items for inclusion in the association's newsletter. It also publishes and distributes the association's newsletter three (3) times a year.
Charged with soliciting the membership for those people interested in filling positions as officers and members of the board, in accordance with the guidelines set forth in the By-Laws.
Public Relations Committee
Co-Chairs: Miranda Ashby, Melissa Bednarz, & Anne Marie Swartz
Charged with publicizing the field of law librarianship and promoting ALLUNY on both the local and national levels.
Vendors & Corporate Sponsors Committee
Chair: Jeannine Lee
Responsible for coordination and organization of Exhibits area at the Annual Meeting.
Web Designer: Nancy Babb
Responsible for design, organization and maintenance of the association website