Research Center & Information Manager
Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP
Charge: Develop guidelines and procedures for a grant. Solicit and review applications and select a grant recipient.
Legal Research Teach-In
Charge: Solicit content, and administer the creation, marketing, and distribution, of Legal Research Teach In Kits (compiled legal research instructional materials) annually.
RIPS Law Librarian Blog
Michele Thomas, Editor
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Susan David deMaine
RIPS Blog Succession Guidelines (approved 2011)
Maureen Cahill, Chair
Student Services Librarian
Alexander Campbell King Law Library
University of Georgia Law
Charge: Solicit potential candidates for the Executive Board. Select the slate of candidates and facilitate the presentation of their biographies and statements.
Jessica Randall, Chair
Head of Access Services
University of Connecticut School of Law Library
Charge: Develop tools, publications, and programs of use to circulation and interlibrary loan librarians. Select topics and moderators for roundtables at the Annual Meeting.
Laura Ax-Fultz, Chair
Access Services Librarian
Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University
Charge: Assist RIPS members with program and workshop proposals for Annual Meeting educational programs. Solicit topics relevant to RIPS members, assist in developing and refining proposals, and facilitate the proposal process in general.
Public Relations and Recruitment
Melissa Serfass, Chair
Electronic Resources / Reference Librarian
UALR William H. Bowen School of Law
Charge: Publicize the projects and activities of the SIS by sending periodic notices to the AALL Spectrum and other AALL-affiliated publications. Recruit new members by coordinating representation at CONELL, and manage marketing displays and giveaways at our SIS table in the exhibit hall at the Annual Meeting.
Marc Silverman, Chair
Director of Public Services
Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh
Charge: Develop tools, publications, and programs of use to librarians involved in research instruction. Select topics and moderators for roundtables at the Annual Meeting.
Shawn Friend, Chair
Head of Reference
Florida Coastal School of Law
Charge: Develop tools, publications, forums, and programs of use to librarians involved with and interested in distance education.
Access and Instructional Services Librarian
Pritzker Legal Research Center, Northwestern University School of Law
Liz McCurry Johnson
Wake Forest University School of Law Library
Charge: Maintain and develop the RIPS web page. Solicit suggestions and additions from the Board, Committees, and membership from time to time.