ARLIS/NA POLICY NO.:
G-15. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (STANDING)
a. Charge: To investigate ideas for continuing education at the chapter and regional level and develop
alternative mechanisms and methods; assemble information on career opportunities in the field of art and visual resource librarianship for distribution by the Society to prospective art librarians; develop and recommend standards for art librarianship to library schools (to be revised periodically); create standards and develop guidelines and evaluation methods for workshops, seminars, symposia and panels; and administer the Internship Award [3/10/01].
Established: 1975? As Education Committee, 1975-1980; re-established, 1982; name changed to Professional Development Committee, 1987.
Committee Chairs and years of tenure:
Antje Lemke, 1975-1980, 1982-1983; Lois Swan Jones, 1984-1985; Ray Anne Lockard, 1986-1987;
Micheline Nilsen, 1988; Sarah Gibson, 1989; Jack Robertson, 1990-1991; Lynette Korenic, 1992-1993; Alexandra de Luise, 1994; Marilyn Russell-Bogle, 1995-1996; Norma Johnson, 1997 (Apr.-Nov.); Ann Lally, 1997 (Nov.)-1998; Tom Greives, 1999-2002; Heather Ball, 2003-2005; V. Heidi Hass, 2005-2007; Tom Caswell, 2007-2008
c. Committee structure: Not to exceed eight, not including the Executive Board liaison.
d. Term of office: Chair: One year, renewable. Members: At least two members are carried over from the previous year.
e. Special funding: Annual dues for the Society's membership in LOEX.
[revised 7/30/04; 8/5/02; approved: 12/2/98]