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Convocation Planning Committee

Jimmy Barnett, Digital Production Services
Peter Bushnell, Cataloging and Metadata
Rachael Elrod, Education Library (Chair)
Jason Heckathorn, Acquisitions
Jody Hewitt, Shared Collections Cataloging
Michele Lesure, Library West
Bob Lockwood, HSCL
Sarah Prentice, MSL
Tabby Pursley, Interim Library Facility
Bonnie Smith, HR (ex-officio)
Angie Soto, Latin American and Caribbean Collection
Angie Stewart, Acquisitions


Members serve two year terms with 3-4 members rotating off each year. A chair is selected by the committee members at the beginning of the planning cycle each year.

Reports to

Employee Recognition Committee


To plan and coordinate the Convocation, a staff appreciation event celebrating the past year's accomplishments and anticipating future directions. Includes the following tasks: scheduling event, reserving location, setting agenda, arranging for speakers, ordering and purchasing refreshments, publicizing event, and handling setup and cleanup. Convocation-related ideas from the Staff Recognition and Awards Committee should be considered in planning.

Reimbursement Form

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