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TYPE: Process Committee
PURPOSE: The purpose of the Annual Meeting Program Committee is to select programs for the Annual Meeting that meet member needs and support the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship.
CHARGE: The Committee shall select the programs that support the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship and are consistent with the theme developed in conjunction with the Vice President. The Annual Meeting Program Committee shall: meet with the Vice President and staff liaisons for orientation and theme development; set the guidelines for program selection and select the programs themselves; and oversee implementation of selected programs through the Annual Meeting.
MEMBERSHIP QUALIFICATIONS: Meeting and program planning experience is desirable. Attendance at the Annual Meeting may be required. Members must be able to commit a substantial amount of time to committee work in August and September of the year preceding the Annual Meeting they are planning.
TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be from the time of appointment through the completion of the Annual Meeting being planned.
SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, six members, and a non-voting Executive Board liaison. Normally the Vice President/President-elect who appoints the Committee serves as liaison and continues in that capacity as President. The Director of Meetings and Program Manager will normally serve as staff liaisons.
Additionally, the chair of the Continuing Professional Education Committee and the Chair of the following year's Annual Meeting Program Committee serve as ex-officio Members of the Committee.
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE:
Goal I: Leadership
Goal II: Education
Goal III: Advocacy
RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES/STRUCTURES: The Committee works with SIS's, committees, headquarters staff and others to coordinate Annual Meeting programming. In addition, the Committee works with the Continuing Professional Education Committee to make annual meeting program content available on the web.
The chair of the Continuing Professional Education Committee serves as an ex-officio member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee, and the chair of the Annual Meeting Program Committee serves as an ex-officio member of the Continuing Professional Education Committee.
Each member of the Annual Meeting Program Committee is assigned as a liaison to a Special Interest Section.
(Name change approved April 2000 Board Meeting – Tab 16, page 2821)
CHARGE: The committee shall select programs that are consistent with the theme selected by the Vice-President that takes into consideration recommendations of the Professional Development Committee. The Annual Meeting Program Committee shall oversee implementation of selected programs through the Annual Meeting; set the guidelines for program selection and programs; will schedule the committee's Annual Meeting and will meet with the Vice-President and Director of Programs for orientation at the Annual Meeting prior to the selection of programs at the Committee's fall meeting. The Committee will meet prior to the Annual Meeting they are planning to review proposals and select Annual Meeting programs.
SIZE: The Committee will consist of a Chair and six members. The members will be appointed by the newly elected Vice-President for his/her Annual Meeting, serving through the conclusion of that meeting. A non-voting Executive Board liaison. The staff liaison will be the Director of Meetings.
(Committee Size Amended, April , 2000 Board Meeting – Tab 16, page 2821)
(Approved July, 1996 Board Meeting - Tab 5, page 2264)