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 Board 2022-23
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: Katelyn Ander, Undergraduate Library, CB#3942, 962-4143, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President / President Elect: Karina Soni, Davis Library, CB#3900, 962-9450, email@example.com
Past President: Aaron Smithers, Wilson Library, CB#3948, 962-2446, firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Jason Lazar, Davis Library, CB#3914, 962-3771, email@example.com
Treasurer: Brianna Nuñez-Franklin, Davis Library, CB#3950, 962-6264, firstname.lastname@example.org
Committee Chairs & SILS Student Representative
Communications Committee – Aleah Howell, Davis Library, CB#3900, 962-8026, email@example.com
Conference Committee – Alison Barnett, Wilson Library, CB#3930, 962-1172, firstname.lastname@example.org and Todd Smith, Undergraduate Library, CB#3942, 962-3702, email@example.com
Program Committee – Melanie Meents, Wilson Library, CB#3926, 962-4339, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Development Committee – Criss Guy, Undergraduate Library, CB#3942, 962-4194, email@example.com and Jesse Griffin, Law Library, (919) 962-1197, firstname.lastname@example.org
Professional Welfare Committee – Amy Fader, Davis Library, CB#3916, 962-7506, email@example.com and Ellie Campbell, Law Library, 843-4959, firstname.lastname@example.org
SILS Student Representative – Ikra Javed, Undergraduate Library, email@example.com