Link Journal Committee

Purpose

The Link Journal Committee provides professional development resources through articles and updates.

Authority

The committee has no expressed or implied power or authority.

Membership

  • The board shall appoint the chair and members of the committee.
  • The president shall appoint one director as the board liaison. The board liaison is a non-voting member of the committee.
  • The committee may include non-director persons whose experience may assist the committee in the performance of its duties.

Current members

  • Dave Tyler, Chair
  • Jeff Stevens, Board Liaison
  • Tim Nekritz, Chief Editor
  • Brendan Foley, Editor
  • Jackie Vetrano, Editor
  • Lacy Paschal, Art Director

Responsibilities

  • Communicates association news and accomplishments to association members and the greater community.
  • Builds a community of writers and contributors to further the association’s mission of continual education for web professionals.
  • Collaborates with other committees to promote their work and initiatives.
  • Establishes and maintains a workflow of writers from unselected proposals for the conference.
  • Builds a series of followup articles following the conference from attendees and presenters.
  • Solicits more work from authors outside the Link staff.
  • Publishes at least 1-2 topical articles each month (not including Association news and excluding October).
  • Develops, implements and maintains a plan to increase readership.

Operations

  • Meets no fewer than 10 times per year, at the call of the chair of the committee.
  • Maintains minutes of all meetings.
  • Manages Link email inbox.
  • Reviews this charter annually and recommends changes to the board of directors.
  • Follows association policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains documentation about committee roles and procedures, including how this committee collaborates with others.
  • Communicates and collaborates with other committees and board of directors to accomplish association goals.
  • Provides quarterly updates to the board of directors.