Chairs Toolkit

This toolkit is meant to help you participate in and run your virtual Core committee or team. It was developed by the 2017 ALA/LITA Emerging Leaders Team D and was last updated by Core staff and board in July 2022. Comments and edits are welcome.

Read more about the 2017 Emerging Leaders.

Essential Guides

Be sure you read these documents before you begin your work as a Core committee or interest group chair:

Working with Core (Last update 7/13/2022)
Working With Your Team (Last updated 7/13/2022)

General Tips

All below links refer to LITA, but the content generally is still valid.

Communicating with your Committee

Managing the Work of Your Committee

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