Public Awareness Committee

Function: The Public Awareness Committee publicizes the activities of the Association.

Chair: Jennifer Thrift

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2018-2019 Committee Members


Composition: The Public Awareness Committee is comprised of a Committee Chairperson and members chosen by the chair.

Chairperson: The Public Awareness Committee Chairperson is selected by the SCASL President.

  1. Arranges for news media coverage prior to and during the conference using the news media of the conference city.
  2. Prepares news dispatches prior to and during the conference for statewide distribution; especially post-conference for award winners and new officers elected for the association.
  3. Is the official photographer at the conference.
  4. Utilizes Regional Network for distribution of news releases.
  5. Encourages members to participate in recognition programs.
  6. Sends list of association officers to School Library Journal, The State, and local newspapers.
  7. When necessary, arranges for and plans exhibits or display of SCASL at other conferences, such as the Administrators’ conference.
  8. Sends letter to Governor requesting “April be proclaimed School Library Media Month”.




Updated: July 17, 2014