PASCAL committees and teams are vital to our consortium. The success of these groups depends upon broad based and active participation from member institutions of all sizes and types. If you are interested in shaping the future of PASCAL and its services, this is a great time to get involved!
Committee members serve a two year renewable term with a limit of two successive terms. New appointees begin their service on July 1st of each year. The number of volunteers needed for each committee varies depending on the terms of current members.
Task Forces are created to accomplish specific tasks as charged by the Board of Directors and are dismissed upon completion of the task. Task Force members typically serve for the duration of the task force.
Per our committee guidelines, PASCAL seeks to include representatives from all types of member institutions --public colleges, research universities, technical colleges and private colleges and universities - on all committees. Therefore, when appointing new members the expertise of potential appointees as well as composition of the overall group will be considered.
Individuals accepting appointments to a PASCAL committee or other teams are expected to participate fully and actively in the work of the committee, including regular attendance at meetings. Typically, groups conduct the majority of meetings via conference call or Zoom. However, committee service may require one or more in-person meetings throughout the year.
Serving on a PASCAL team involves a commitment of time and effort. Individuals considering committee service should consult with their supervisors and, if necessary, seek their prior approval before volunteering.
Faculty and staff at all PASCAL member libraries, with all levels of experience, are encouraged to apply. Committee members serve a two year renewable term with a limit of two successive terms. The deadline to volunteer is Friday, May 22, 2020.