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2018 VLA Annual Conference Volunteer Sign-up

Please sign-up for one of our volunteer opportunities for the 2018 VLA Annual Conference on September 26-28 at the  Colonial Williamsburg Lodge. We have several opportunities available. They are listed below. Please note: we prefer that all volunteers be registered conference attendees.

Meet Up Volunteers: Help organize and facilitate extracurricular events throughout Williamsburg

Scholarship and Awards Banquet Volunteers: Take tickets at the door for the Scholarship and Awards Banquet

Exhibit Hall Volunteers: Assist with tasks before and during the opening of the Exhibit Hall, including being a bouncer for the exhibit hall before the ribbon cutting!

Scholarship Booth Volunteers: Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings

Session Moderators: Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluation, and take a head count. You will pick up your moderator packet at the Registration Table in the Exhibit Hall when you pick up your conference packet.

Directional Volunteers: Help point conference attendees in the right direction! Will be given you own shiny map of the Lodge.

Lunch Volunteers: Take up lunch tickets and hand out box lunches on Thursday, and collect lunch tickets on Friday

Social Volunteers: Assist with the various socials

Evaluation Volunteers: Assist with survey collection to include interacting with attendees to promote and facilitate completion of the conference evaluation

 

 

Created by:   Zachary Elder
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (EDT) Available Slot
09/26/2018 (Wed.) Ticket Taker: Scholarship and Awards Banquet, Location TBA  5:30pm - 6:00pm  

Scholarship and Awards Banquet Volunteers (4)

Take tickets at the door for the Scholarship and Awards Banquet. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Katie Heslop
Erin Brallier
Rebecca LaPlante
Andrew Pearson
09/27/2018 (Thu.) Morning Walk. Location Lodge Lobby  7:00am - 8:00am  

Meet-Up Volunteer

Help organize attendees, gather all before the tour/event starts

 
Registration Table  8:00am - 10:00am  

Registration volunteers (2)

 
All slots filled
Elizabeth Land
Vickie Einselen
Exhibit Hall. Meet outside the Exhibit Hall, Location: TBA  8:15am - 9:00am  

Exhibit Hall Volunteer (8)

Assist with tasks before and during the opening of the Exhibit Hall. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Kathy Clevenger
Heather Williams
Amy White
Sharon Lenius
Wendy Hill
Gregg Grunow
Kimberly Oelkers
Easter DiGangi
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  8:30am - 9:00am  

Directional Volunteer - Thursday Morning

Help people find the registration hall and keynote. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Katie Heslop
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  8:30am - 9:00am  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Melissa Davis
Nan Carmack
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  9:00am - 9:30am  

Directional Volunteer - Thursday Morning

Help people find the registration hall and keynote. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Susan Pillow
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  9:00am - 10:00am  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Kathy Clevenger
Melissa Davis
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  9:30am - 10:00am  

Directional Volunteer - Thursday Morning

Help people find the registration hall and keynote. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Sarah Skrobis
10:00am - 10:30am  

Directional Volunteer - Thursday Morning

Help people find the registration hall and keynote. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Victoria Dovhopol
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  10:00am - 11:00am  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Bonnie Shaw
Victoria Dovhopol
11:00am - 12:00pm  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Sarah Hutchinson
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  11:15am - 11:45am  

Directional Volunteer - Thursday Morning

Help people find the registration hall and keynote. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Bonnie Shaw
Box Lunch, Exhibit Hall. Meet at the Registration Table  11:15am - 12:15pm  

Lunch Volunteers (9)

Volunteers will collect tickets for the lunches. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
4 of 9 slots filled
Diane Rebertus
Melissa Rich
Diantha McCauley
Katherine McKenzie

Lunch Volunteers (8)

 
1 of 8 slots filled
Lisa Thacker-Falla
Assessment Volunteer, Registration Table  12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Assessment Volunteer (2)

help conduct assessment of conference in real time by interviewing attendees.

 
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  12:00pm - 1:00pm  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Carolyn Garner
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  12:15pm - 12:35pm  

Directional Volunteer A (6)

Help people find session rooms. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
1 of 6 slots filled
Sarah Skrobis
Session Moderator: Case Studies In Advocacy At The State Legislature: What Would You Do?   12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: From Summer Reading To Summer Challenge: An All-Ages Knowledge Model  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Getaway Cafe: Serving Adults With Early Memory Loss And Their Care Partner(S) @ Your Library  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Tracy McPeck
Session Moderator: Intern For The Future  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Introducing Digital Virginias. The DPLA Hub For Virginia And West Virginia.  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Nandhitha Agaram
Session Moderator: Public Library Collection Management Forum  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Easter DiGangi
Session Moderator: Spark Community Conversations  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Bill Edwards-Bodmer
Session Moderator: The Revolution Will Need To Be Maintained: Wrestling With Innovation In Library Practice  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator:Organic Outreach For Academic Libraries: Collaborating With Student Affairs Units To Reach College Students  12:30pm - 1:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Jennifer Beach
Session Moderator: (Double Session) Be The Change You Want To See In Your Data Dissemination Platform  12:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Library Management Case Studies: Preventing (Negative) Revolutions In Your Library  12:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Bonnie Shaw
Session Moderator: Tools For Our Revolution: Trends, Changes, And Values  12:30pm - 1:15am  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  1:15pm - 1:35pm  

Directional Volunteer A (6)

Help people find session rooms. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Analytics Revolution! Using A Predictive Model To Measure The Libraries' Impact On Student Success  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Marie Gherlone
Session Moderator: Hot Topics: News, Blues And How To Defuse  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Amy White
haven't decide which session to attend - assign me as needed
Session Moderator: Jefferson Cup Award Spotlight  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Amy White
Session Moderator: Making Your Training Stick! A Revolutionary Approach To Training Application  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Cindy Church
Session Moderator: Other Duties As Assigned: Podcasting Is Easier Than You Think  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Anne Rappe-Epperson
Session Moderator: Political Intelligence In Library Advocacy  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Angie Sumner
Session Moderator: The Art Of Bartering: An Innovative Approach In Times Of Tough Budgets  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Virginias Hidden History On Film  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Diane Rebertus
Session Moderator:Launching Sensory Storytime: What We've Learned  1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Cameron Burton
Session Moderator:Viva La Revolution: Promoting Institutional Repositories Through Collaboration   1:30pm - 2:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Directional Volunteer. Help people find where they need to be!  2:15pm - 2:35pm  

Directional Volunteer B (4)

Help people find the session rooms. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: A Chrysalis Shopping Center Shell Space Emerges into a New, Butterfly-like Library  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: A Librarians Guide To Makerspace Programming: Simple Activities Using 21st Century Technologies  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Kari Patrick
Session Moderator: Bibliostat Connect: Shaping Your Librarys Message With Data  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Chucking The Tchotchkes: How To Save Your Summer Reading Program, Your Sanity, And The World  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: Revolutionize Your Local Writer's Engagement  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator: The Changing Role Of Libraries & Learning Commons  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Stephanie Hardy
Session Moderator: The Health Information Needs Of Your Community Are Increasing, How Will You Meet Them?  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Elizabeth Trop
Session Moderator: Too Much Jargon? Students Understanding Of The Language Of Information Literacy  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Jennifer Beach
Session Moderator: Virgils Quest: How Six Virginia Libraries Joined Forces To Discover Their Next ILS  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Session Moderator:The Declaration Of Classification  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Bonnie Shaw
Session Moderator:Understanding Your International Students' Expectations. Designing Library Collections And Outreach For Patrons From Around The World.  2:30pm - 3:15pm  

Session Volunteer

Help with any room issues and keep an eye on time, including reminding speakers to leave time for questions, remind attendees to fill out the online evaluations, and take a head count. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
Amy Brunson
Scholarship Booth, Exhibit Hall  3:00pm - 4:00pm  

Scholarship Booth Volunteer (2)

Staff the scholarship booth, selling raffle tickets for the basket drawings. It is preferred that volunteers be conference attendees.

 
All slots filled
Vickie Einselen