Special Collections

LGBT Collection Governance

Purpose of the Advisory Committee
Individually, members will act as ambassadors for the collection, telling others about the collection and making contacts with community groups. The Committee will advise on collection development, programming, and outreach. Members of the Committee may take on projects actively creating collections and programming.

Committee Logistics
1. Committee members are appointed by the Provost and will serve a 2 year term, with multiple terms allowed.
2. The Committee will meet 3 times a year: late October/November after the opening of the Sampson Annual Event; March/April near the USM Pride week; and in June near the Collection's annual open house.
3. The Committee Chair must be a member of the community (not University staff) and will be chosen by the Committee from among its members. The Chair serves a 2 year term, with multiple terms allowed.