2023 Election: Slate of Candidates

STC's 2023 preliminary slate of candidatesThe 2022-2023 STC Nominating Committee announced the preliminary slate of candidates for the 2023 STC election!

Here are the candidates on the election slate:

    • President (Automatically succeeds from the office of Vice-President)Timothy Esposito
    • Vice President (1 candidate for one position; three-year commitment) Elizabeth (Liz) Herman
    • Secretary (2 candidates for one position; two-year term) No elections for Secretary this year
    • Treasurer (Two-year term)Roberta (Bobbi) Werner

Director (4 candidates for two positions; two-year term)

    • Guiseppe Getto
    • Jennifer Goode
    • Sree Pattabiraman
    • Jamye Sagan

Nominating Committee (3 candidates for two positions; two-year term)

    • Rachel Houghton
    • Zohra Mutabanna
    • Sean Stevenson

The 2023 STC election is scheduled to open in March. 

Presentation recap: IDL SIG website makeover

By Sara Garland

What elements work together to create a good website? According to a website workshop presented to the IDL SIG this fall by Jannetta Lamourt, a number of factors go into creating a site that works for the user and the hosting organization. 

Lamourt’s presentation, which took place on October 21, 2022, addressed a multitude of design aspects that the IDL SIG will take into consideration for a future overhaul of the current webpage. Continue reading “Presentation recap: IDL SIG website makeover”

2022 SIG award recipients!

By Maralee Sautter, IDL SIG Manager

It gives me great pleasure to announce the recipients of IDL SIG awards for 2022. These are SIG-specific awards to celebrate the contributions of our great volunteers and make recognition within the reach of more SIG members. Awards are given to outstanding volunteers who work hard to make our SIG the amazing community that it is.

There are two awards that may be given for the calendar year:

  • SIG Volunteer Achievement Award recognizes the services of a SIG volunteer over time. To be eligible, the recipient demonstrates consistent service to the SIG over a period of two or more years, either as a volunteer in a recurring role, or as a volunteer who has served in many ways without having held an elected office or appointed position.
  • SIG New Volunteer Award recognizes a SIG member who demonstrates consistent service in a short period of time. To be eligible, the recipient needs to be a SIG member for longer than one year, but who has offered significant volunteer activity for the first time in the history of their membership.

This year’s winners are…

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