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Call for volunteers - Incoming Convener, ACRL Image Resources Interest Group

The ACRL Image Resources Interest Group (IRIG) is seeking an Incoming Convener/Convener for 2012-2014. IRIG positions are dynamic and flexible, with many opportunities for leadership, involvement with ACRL, and collaborative and creative work. Membership in ACRL is required for this position.

The Incoming Convener will work with the Convener and Past Convener to:

  • develop event programming and project plans;
  • conceptualize and pursue IRIG initiatives and activities in support of member interests and ACRL’s strategic plan;
  • communicate with members, ACRL sections and leadership, and outside organizations;
  • develop IRIG membership.

The Incoming Convener for 2012-2013 will assume the role of Convener for the 2013-2014 year. The Incoming Convener will be appointed by May 1, so that s/he can attend the ACRL New Leader Orientation in mid-May. However, s/he will not assume the responsibilities of the Incoming Convener until July 1.

Please contact us with questions, and to express your interest in volunteering for the position of IRIG Incoming Convener/Convener for the 2012-2012 and 2013-2014 years. Please include some information about your interest in images in academic libraries, any previous involvement with IRIG, and your experience with committee/collaborative work.

Thank you very much for considering this opportunity. We look forward to hearing from you!


Shilpa Rele
Convener, ACRL Image Resources Interest Group
Loyola Marymount University


Robin Leech
Incoming Convener, ACRL Image Resources Interest Group
Oklahoma State University