Membership Development Committee – December 2020 Report

The group met 2-3 times this quarter.

Recent Activities

First Activity
During this period how MDC and CAM will cooperate on future LITAchat events was clarified, whether the committee should target information regarding the proposed CORE division was discussed, and the task of relaunching this initiative within the committee was taken by the Vice Chair.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Member Engagement

Second Activity
Planning for a shared networking opportunity at Midwinter, the "happy hour," between LITA, ACRL and LLAMA is almost concluded. This has been led by the chair with significant aid by our newest member, Pauline Stacchini.
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Education and Professional Development

Third Activity
The chair and vice chair attended a joint committee meeting led by Chrishelle Thomas focused on two initiatives, a marketing campaign focused on members' "LITA Journey" and efforts to boost LITA's "content pipeline."
Meets LITA’s strategic goals for Education and Professional Development

What will your group be working on for the next three months?
Our minimal goals are: 1) finalize contract with site for Midwinter happy hour, 2) begin scouting sites for Annual's happy hour, 3) relaunch LITAchat; and 4) begin internal discussions regarding the next leadership transition and identifying a potential next vice chair.

Submitted by Leland Deeds on 01/07/2020