Winter Celebration Planning Committee

Committee Charge

To plan and coordinate the Winter Celebration, a staff appreciation event that provides an opportunity for staff in Smathers Libraries to celebrate the holiday season with co-workers. Includes the following tasks: scheduling event, ordering and purchasing food (and/or soliciting food), purchasing supplies (incl. paper products, decorations), publicizing event, decorating, setup and cleanup, and organizing charitable donation drive.

Committee Membership

Includes staff from all divisions and the Director of Communications serves as an ex-officio member. The division members serve two-year terms with members rotating on and off each year. The committee members select a chair at the beginning of the planning cycle each year.

2023 Members:

  • Lisa Bailey (West)
  • Verna Bedford (Acquisitions)
  • Kelly Handy (West)
  • Katharine Lemessy (Business Services)
  • Beatriz Lugo (Resource Description Services)
  • Holly Kozlowski (Access and Resource Sharing)
  • Christy Shorey (Access and Resource Sharing) – 2022 Chair
  • Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig (HSCL)
  • Jun Tolentino (Facilities)
  • Joanna Tuskey (Marston)
  • Barret Uhler (Marston))
  • Tina Marie Litchfield (HR)

White Elephant Gift Exchange Rules

Committee was formally known as the Holiday Party Planning Committee