Standing Committees

Black-Eyed Susan Book Awards

Purpose: Evaluate, recommend, & select titles for the annual lists of nominees.  Conduct and tabulate votes to determine the winner of the BES Award.

Chair:

Dedra Van Gelder – Co-Chair
Content Specialist – Library Media
Charles County Public Schools

Marge Shaffer – Co-Chair
Retired

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Conference

Purpose: Plan and oversee the annual fall conference.

Chair: 

Kimberly Cowles
Spring Ridge Elementary
Media Specialist
Twitter: @FCPS_SRESmedia

Lindsey Weaver
Middletown High School
Frederick County Public Schools
Library Media Specialist

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Advocacy

Purpose: Provide support for maintaining School Librarian positions and effective School Libraries throughout the state.

Emmanuel Faulkner
Library Supervisor
Baltimore City Public Schools
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Elections

Purpose: Organize annual Executive Board elections in accordance with the bylaws

Chair:

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Coordinator, Library Media
Howard County Public School System
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Awards

Purpose: Revise current awards, develop criteria for new awards, advertise awards to members and public, and plan awards ceremonies.

Chair:

Jen Sturge
Digital Learning and Library Media Teacher Specialist
Calvert County Public Schools
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Membership

Purpose: Recruit and retain members

Chair:

Mary Jo Richmond
Supervisor Library Media
Frederick County Public Schools
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Communications

Purpose: Keep members and other interested community members informed through email, website,  and social media.

Chair:
Donna Mignardi
School Librarian
Calvert High School
Calvert County Public Schools
Webmaster:
Libby Gorman
Library Media Specialist
Edgewood Middle School
Harford County Public Schools
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Professional Development

Purpose: Seek out members to present, advertise PD opportunities, and facilitate PD sessions.

Chair:

Tracy Jeffcott Tracy Jeffcott
School Librarian
Somerset Elementary School
Montgomery County Public Schools
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