List of committee members for current year.
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.
Annelise Doll, Houghton, MI [email protected]
Charge: Coordinate all arrangements necessary for the PTRCA portions of the Annual PTRC Training Seminar and PTRCA Conference.
Kathy Berry, Dallas, TX [email protected]
Rebecca Murphey, Orlando, FL [email protected]
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.
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.
Lisha Li, Atlanta, GA [email protected]
Connie Wu, Piscataway, NJ [email protected]
Mary Kordyban, Detroit, MI [email protected]
Sara Butts, Wichita, KS [email protected]
Andrew Wohrley, Auburn, AL [email protected]
Jared Hoppenfeld, College Station, TX [email protected] (Ex-officio)
Charge: Coordinate the publication of the Association’s annual newsletter and maintain the Association’s website and archives.
Dave Irvin, Las Cruces, NM [email protected] (JOURNAL EDITOR)
David Zwicky, West Lafayette, IN [email protected] (Associate Editor)
Ad Hoc Committees
Charge: Plan programs presented by PTRCA Members at other conferences, such as ALA, SLA, etc.