Communications Committee

Purpose of CAL Communications Committee:

To communicate the vision, mission, goals, objectives and priorities of the Colorado Association of Libraries by reporting and promoting library news, resources and events via the CAL newsletter and selected online and social media sites.

The Communications Committee has the following duties:

  • Solicit news from CAL Board and units in order to provide timely ways to communicate with members concerning CAL activities and to report CAL's official actions

  • Report news of Colorado librarians, library staff members, and library activities

  • Report local, regional, and national news that affects the Colorado library community, including legislative actions

  • Present information on significant materials of local and regional interest

  • Create and update communication and social media policy and guidelines

  • Review, moderate and edit print and online submissions according to criteria developed

  • Disseminate press releases to the media

  • Forward material to the appropriate group for web posting

  • Collaborate with CAL Conference marketing sub-committee or other unit marketing committees to provide an effective, consistent message in print, online and social media resources

  • Undertakeother communication-related tasks upon request of the organization

Communications Committee
Communications Committee Co-Chair
Christine Dyar
Pikes Peak Library District

Communications Committee Member
Jennifer Eltringham
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Communications Committee Member
Anne Holland
Space Science Institute

Communications Committee Member
Lauren Reed
Arapahoe Libraries