Committees

Volunteer Form

 

Auditing Committee             

The auditing committee meets once a year at the annual meeting to audit the association’s accounts, recommends accounting procedures, and reports back to the membership.

Audit Committee Chair: Susan Battles, Concordia University – St. Paul

Historian, Archives

The historian/ archivist is responsible for maintain historical information of the organization.

Historian: Erik Sparby, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

 

Membership Committee

The membership committee solicits new members to the organization, catalogs institutional and individual membership information, publishes the new member brochure, and plans a welcome session at the annual meeting.

Membership Committee Chair: Sarah Jegela, Minnesota State University Moorhead

 

Executive Committee

Manages the business and affairs of the association. Also known and the Board of Directors.

Past-President: Heather Soleim, Minnesota State University Moorhead

President: Amber Cellotti, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

President-Elect: Sharlene Allen, Minnesota State

Secretary: Kate Lewis, Concordia University – St. Paul

Treasurer: Erik Sparby, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

 

Nominating Committee

The nominations committee selects and presents to the membership, nominees from the active membership for elective officers.

 

Program Committee

The program committee develops the program for the annual meeting by soliciting ideas and securing presenters.

Program Committee Chair: Shawna Massow, Coe College

 

Site Selection Committee

The UMACRAO site selection committee solicits information about and evaluates sites for annual meeting.

Site Selection Committee Chair: Julie Fell, University of Iowa

 

Local Arrangements Committee

The local arrangements committee serves as the host for the annual meeting and provides for all physical arrangements of the meeting.

Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair: Sara Sullivan, University of Iowa

Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair: Samantha Schneekloth, Mount Mercy University

 

Special Recognition Committee

The special recognition committee makes nominations to the Executive Committee for the election of Honorary Life Member and Exemplary Service Awards.

 

 

Communications & Technology Committee

The technology committee maintains and manages the UMACRAO listserv and website. Develops and uses technology to facilitate UMACRAO operations and member communication including a quarterly newsletter and a special post-annual meeting newsletter.

 

Corporate Relations Committee

Working closely with the LAC and Program Committees, the vendor committee solicits vendors to participate in, present at, and host functions for the annual meeting.

Corporate Liaison Co-Chair: Jessica Alberhasky, University of Iowa

Corporate Liaison Co-Chair: Elissa Thoman, University of Iowa