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 2021-22
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, email@example.com
Vice President / President Elect: Karina Soni, Davis Library, CB#3900, 962-9450, firstname.lastname@example.org
Past President: Aaron Smithers, Wilson Library, CB#3948, 962-2446, email@example.com
Secretary: Jason Lazar, Davis Library, CB#3914, 962-3771, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Brianna Nuñez-Franklin, Davis Library, CB#3950, 962-6264, email@example.com
Committee Chairs & SILS Student Representative
Communications Committee – Aleah Howell, Davis Library, CB#3900, 962-8026, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Committee – Melanie Meents, Wilson Library, CB#3926, 962-4339, email@example.com
Professional Welfare Committee – Amy Fader, Davis Library, CB#3916, 962-7506, firstname.lastname@example.org and Ellie Campbell, Law Library, 843-4959, email@example.com
SILS Student Representative – Ikra Javed, Undergraduate Library, firstname.lastname@example.org