Charge: Review the PTRCA bylaws and recommend language for updates; coordinate with the PTRCA webmaster to ensure that the most recent bylaws are on the website.
Charge: Coordinate all arrangements necessary for the PTRCA portions of the Annual PTRC Training Seminar and PTRCA Conference.
Charge: Encourage USPTO, WIPO, EPO or any other interested parties to extend field, proximity, and Boolean search to major sections of patent and trademark databases as well as other database improvements.
Jim Miller, College Park, MD firstname.lastname@example.org (CHAIR)
Dave Morrison, Salt Lake City, UT email@example.com
David Zwicky, West Lafayette, IN firstname.lastname@example.org
Charge: Run the Election for Officers and Divisional Representatives; includes call for nominations, recruiting candidates, and running the electronic election.
Membership and Mentoring Committee
Charge: Coordinate the matching of new members and first-time attendees with either their divisional representative or a seasoned PTRCA veteran to ensure that they feel welcome and informed at the annual seminar.
Kathy Berry, Dallas, TX email@example.com
Walt Johnson, Minneapolis, MN firstname.lastname@example.org
Charge: Coordinate the publication of the Association's annual newsletter and maintain the Association's website and archives.
Suzanne Reinman, Stillwater, OK Suzanne.email@example.com (CHAIR & Newsletter Editor)
Tom Rohrig, Lubbock, TX firstname.lastname@example.org
Ad Hoc Committees
Charge: Plan programs presented by PTRCA Members at other conferences, such as ALA, SLA, etc.