LAUC-LA Handbook

This guide provides information and background documents for LAUC-LA Committees to carry out their charges. For a committee’s charge and roster, click that committee tab and a drop-down menu will lead to the procedures and documents for each committee.


Committee on Mentoring and Orientation
Committee Charge

General Charge

The Committee is charged with fulfilling its standing Charge as stated in Article VI. Section 14 of the LAUC-LA Bylaws:

  1. The Committee shall consist of six to eight members.
  2. Chair-Elect of LAUC-LA shall serve as an ex-officio member of the Committee.
  3. The Committee shall match mentors with mentees in formal or informal partnerships; and organize mentoring-related social events.
  4. The Committee shall maintain new member orientation materials including the LAUC-LA brochure, the New Librarian Orientation checklist, and Useful Links in the LAUC-LA Handbook; and shall organize quarterly new member events with the LAUC-LA Chair.

Special Charge 2017-18

Implement recommendations from the Ad Hoc Committee on New Member Orientation report.


Mentoring Application

Complete the application and submit it via email to Melissa Beck.


Melissa Beck, Chair (2018)
Sanghun Cho (2019)
Courtney Dean (2018)
Peter Fletcher (2018)
Dalena Hunter (2019)
Sangeeta Pal (2018)
Philip Palmer (2018)
Annie Pho (2018)

Becky Marschall, ex officio

To contact any of the committee members, go to the LAUC-LA Membership Roster on the Home page of this guide or the UCLA Directory.

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Committee Goals


  • Provide opportunities for librarians, at different stages of their careers, to benefit from the perspective and experience of other librarians through formal or informal mentoring relationships
  • Foster collegiality through social events and networking opportunities
  • Promote a welcoming and supportive environment for newly hired librarians