Committee Planning Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field


**Type of report being submitted: Committee Planning Report


**Date: 10/23/03



**Committee Name:  Mentoring Committee



**Supervising Board Member:  Marilyn Ochoa, Services Director



**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs:  Valentine Muyumba (Chair)



**Committee members:  Mentoring Committee Roster

Cella, Jennifer  (

Delumeau, Andrea  (

Knievel, Jennifer (

LaFleur, Lee (

Muyumba, Valentine ( Chair

Schmehl, Samantha (

Sutton, Sarah ( web liaison



**Committee Charge:  The Mentoring Committee's responsibility is to develop the Mentoring Program, which matches mentors with new members at the ALA Annual Conference. The committee is charged with exploring ways to use technology and up-to-date communication methods to expand mentoring to an all-year-round program available to those who can't attend conferences.  The committee also prepares guides dealing with mentoring. 



**2003 - 2004 Project Description / Goals: 

Explore ways to expand the existing conference mentoring program to become an all-year round program.

Increase the web presence of the committee.

Create a file of mentoring program participants.

Create a bibliography of sources dealing mentoring.



**Specific Objectives (numbers, tangible end-products): 

Contact former mentoring committee chair for feedback from past mentoring program participants and suggestions for improving committee activities.

Compile a list of past mentoring program participants from appropriate sources.

Create a web site for the mentoring committee.

Create contents for the committee web site, to include: committee description, forms for participation, welcome letter, mentoring guidelines, tip sheets.

Research the activities of mentoring programs by other ALA committees. Use findings to plan an all-year round mentoring program for NMRT.

Plan for and reserve a room next to the NMRT Social where mentors and mentees can meet during ALA Annual conference.



Financial Report Section:

Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a. 0.00

Amount which you have spent so far this year

b. 0.00

Your estimated additional expenses this year

c. 0.00

Total of amount spent and additional "estimated" expenses for this year (b+c)

d. 0.00

Difference between budgeted amount and total expenses from above (a-d)

e. 0.00



f. Vendor support planned or anticipated for the year (either money or in-kind gifts), list here: 



g. Vendor support requested: (From the above list, what, if any, has been requested from the Exhibitor Contact and Relations Committee?)



h. Vendor support received: (From the above list, what if any, has been received?)




Specific Needs/Support (non-financial): (For the categories below, please include approximate date service needed)


a. Web Support (help with webpage creation, web form creation, web database, web database, scripting, etc): 

The committee will need support in starting a new mentoring web page, creating an online participant form, and other web-related matters as needed.



b. On-site conference volunteers: (include estimated numbers needed and brief job description)



c. Publicity planned for the committee (posting to other discussion lists, official press release for webpage, etc.): 

Official press releases, posting to other discussion lists, working with liaisons



**Report submitted by:  Valentine Muyumba


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