Once you’re a member of LAUNC-CH, there are plenty of ways to get involved with the organization.
- Attend our networking events, such as the annual Fall Social, spring Research Forum, Trivia Event, and more!
- Join one of LAUNC-CH’s committees, and work with colleagues on important LAUNC-CH business.
- Run for office! It’s fun (and it looks great on a CV).
Each spring, LAUNC-CH will make a call for volunteers to serve on each committee. Please consider serving!
Plans and coordinates an annual conference on a topic of general interest to the membership.
Ensures effective communication and marketing of LAUNC-CH, including maintaining the LAUNC-CH website and social media.
Professional Development Committee
Sponsors opportunities for members’ professional growth and development through activities, outreach to other local professional groups, and mentoring.
Professional Welfare Committee
Investigates actions and policies that help to clarify and improve the professional status and benefits of library workers at UNC-CH.
Plans and coordinates fun and informative events throughout the year, such as the fall social, a trivia event, etc.
LAUNC-CH is governed by the Executive Board, consisting of the President, President-elect, Treasurer, Secretary, SILS Student Representative, and the chairs of each of the committees.
President: Monica Figueroa, Davis Library, CB#3900, 962-3820, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President / President Elect: Amy Fader, Davis Library, CB#3916, 962-3861, email@example.com
Past President: Kristan Shawgo, Davis Library, CB#3922, 962-3768, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Dawne Lucas, Wilson Library, CB#3926, 966-1776, email@example.com
Treasurer: Jodi Berkowitz, Wilson Library, CB#3926, 962-4237, firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee Chairs & SILS Student Representative
Communications Committee – Chad Haefele, House Undergraduate Library, CB#3942, 962-3702, email@example.com
Conference Committee – Joanneke Elliot, Davis Library, CB#3902, 962-3700, firstname.lastname@example.org and Donna Nixon, Law Library, CB#3385, 843-9280, email@example.com
Program Committee – Nancy Lovas, Davis Library, CB#3922, 962-4249, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Development Committee – Dayna Durbin, House Undergraduate Library, CB#3942, 962-4202, email@example.com and Meg McMahon, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Welfare Committee – Rebekah Kati, Wilson Library, CB#3946, 843-6625, email@example.com
SILS Student Representative – Sam Mandani, firstname.lastname@example.org