ESS Communications and Publications Committee


Purposes and Origins

Manages ESS Communications and Publications, including the ESS website, regional research guides, brochures, promotional business cards, ESS-L and other electronic discussion lists, and the Section’s social media presence (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc.).

Collaborates closely with the Newsletter Committee in publishing the Section’s newsletter. Supports the ESS Website Administrator and Web Team in developing and maintaining the ESS WordPress website. The C & P committee administers the LibGuides and manages the LibGuides volunteers. As needed, works with other ESS committees and groups in communication and publishing activities.

Current Leadership & Members

  • André G. Wenzel (Chair, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2024)
  • Shannon K. Tanhayi Ahari (Member, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2025)
  • Masha Stepanova (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2024)
  • Christie Ericson (Member, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)

Ex Officio Members

  • Deb Raftus (Ex-officio as Website Administrator, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • Megan P. Bennett (Ex-officio as chair of Newsletter Committee, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • Paula Carns (Ex-officio as ESS Secretary, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)

See ACRL website for previous years’ committee membership.

Agendas and Minutes