The OBS-SIS Vice-Chair is elected for three years, serving first as Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect,
followed by Chair and finally Past Chair. This officer is installed as OBS Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect
at the end of the OBS-SIS Business meeting at the AALL annual meeting.
Serves as a member of the OBS-SIS Executive Board.
Attends AALL SIS Leadership Workshop immediately after election and again following year when officially Vice-Chair.
Attends SIS Council with Chair.
Becomes member of the OBS-SIS Education Committee immediately upon election. Becomes Chair of the Education Committee in January, coordinates planning and submission of program proposals for the following year.
Presides over the OBS-SIS Education Committee meeting during the AALL annual meeting.
Contacts Kim Rundle at AALL Headquarters to request the logon/password for zoomerang. Since 2007, OBS-SIS has used AALL’s survey tool, zoomerang, to conduct surveys online. Past surveys are located under “My Surveys,” “Manage folders,” then in the OBS-SIS folder.
Conducts the annual "membership survey" to solicit ideas for program proposals and workshops, and asks for volunteers to serve as OBS officers or committee members.
Compiles results of the annual membership survey, shares report with OBS-SIS Executive Board and submits it for publication in TSLL.
Uses list of members that have volunteered to serve on a committee in making committee appointments. Notifies all appointed committee members of their selection for a one-year term in writing.
Submits list of members that have volunteered to serve as officers to the OBS-SIS Chair who then conveys them to the Nominating Committee.
Appoints one new member each year to represent OBS-SIS on the TSLL Editorial Board for a two-year term.
Prepares the agenda and presides over the incoming Executive Board meeting immediately after being installed as Chair during the Business meeting.