Membership Development Committee – December 2018 Report

The group met 2-3 times this quarter.

Recent Activities

First Activity
LITAchat events and planning –
planning for continuation of LITAchat on Twitter events was done with two LITAchats being planned.
October 26 LITAchat discussed LITA Forum 2018 with a member of CAM moderating the chat, and
members of the LITA Forum Planning committee discussing what to look forward to.
November 30 LITAchat invited 3 participants to share and discuss an interesting project they’re
currently working on.
January 25 LITAchat has been planned and scheduled to discuss 2 projects peers in the field are currently working on.
March 29 LITAchat is being planned with similar tech project topics
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Education and Professional Development, Member Engagement

Second Activity
Selected a vice-chair of MDC for next year.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Organizational Stability and Sustainability

Third Activity
Planned and recorded a Midwinter Conference Kickoff webinar that will share details about LITA and events planned at MW including TTT, Happy Hour, and Town Hall as part of our virtual engagement efforts.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Member Engagement

Fourth Activity
Planned MW Happy Hour event for prospective and current LITA members attending MW.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Member Engagement

Fifth Activity
Liaison work with NMRT and LITA’s CAM committee have yielded reports and specific to CAM better collaboration in planning and conducting LITAchats and reviewing post-chat analytics.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Member Engagement

What will your group be working on for the next three months?
Continuation of event planning at Midwinter and LITA Forum, continuation of LITAchat events for
March – June. Beginning discussions and planning for ALA Annual events.

Submitted by Robert Wilson on 01/11/2019