Committee Planning Report

NOTE: ** = Required Field



**Type of report being submitted: Committee Planning Report


**Date: September 10, 2005



**Committee Name: Student Reception Committee



**Supervising Board Member: Nanette Donohue


**Chair, Co-Chairs, Assistant Chairs: Jannelle Ruswick, Chair



**Committee members: Melissa Vetter, Alana Boyajian, Sarah Morris



**Committee Charge: The Student Reception Committee encourages library students to attend the ALA Annual Conference and introduces them to ALA, NMRT, and other divisions and round tables.  To welcome those who attend the Annual Conference, the Committee arranges a reception (open to students, NMRT members, the ALA Executive Board, representatives of divisions/round tables, and library school deans) during the early days of the conference. 



**2005 - 2006 Project Description / Goals: Host a successful Student Reception for the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans.


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

        Make all arrangements for the site, in conjunction with the ALA Conference Arrangements Office and the NMRT Local Arrangements Committee

        Design and issue invitations

        Publicize the event

        Invite representatives from ALA divisions and round tables to an "information round-about" in which they may greet students, describe their ALA units, and distribute materials

Financial Report Section:

Your budget appropriation (see budget)

a. $1,500

Amount which you have spent so far this year

b. $0

Your estimated additional expenses this year

c. $0

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


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

e. $1,500


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



g. Vendor support requested: None as of yet



h. Vendor support received: None as of yet


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):





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.):


        Promoting event on various discussion lists (NMRT-L, NMRTSTUDENT-L, NEWLIB, NEXGENLIB, etc.) 

        Notices of the reception in Footnotes, Newsnotes, Cognotes, and in ALA press releases.

        SASCO representatives contacting their respective library science programs.

**Report submitted by: Jannelle Ruswick


**Email address: