Mission: The Website Committee’s mission is to develop and maintain a professional, digital presence for the Brittain Fellows and the Writing and Communication Program.
Membership: The chair of the committee is invited to serve by the Director in consultation with the Assistant Director of Writing and Communication. Members on the Website Committee are invited by the chair of the committee, in consultation with the Director and Assistant Director of Writing and Communication.
Chair: Leigh Dillard
Committee Members: Rebecca Burnett, Diane Jakacki, Chris Ritter, Robin Wharton.
Goals: (1) Create a professional and departmentally consistent web presence for all Brittain Fellows, using a template refined by previous committee members. (2) Work in tandem with the Social Media and DevLab committees to provide successful Bootcamp sessions and encourage active communication between various online presences maintained by Britts. (3) Facilitate individual assistance for Britts unable to attend training sessions to ensure creation of professional profile pages. (4) Continuously review the W&C website for areas of improvement and revision.
Prior Committee History
Chair: Leigh Dillard
Committee Members: Rebecca Burnett, Andrew Cooper, Andrew Famiglietti, Melanie Kohnen
Accomplishments: The committee worked with incoming Brittain Fellows to create profile pages for the LCC website. Generated and maintained content for the W&C website, promoting Brittain Fellow accomplishments. Maintained open communication with the Social Media and DevLab Committees to encourage traffic across multiple venues of digital presence. Co-sponsored Brittain Fellow Bootcamps. Explored the question of a content management system to organize W&C website materials, assessing the feasibility and likelihood of implementing such a system.
Chair: Olin Bjork
Committee Members: Rebecca Burnett, Andrew Cooper, Leigh Dillard, Dan Vollaro
Accomplishments: The committee developed a functional template for Brittain Fellow profile pages based on models from the faculty profile pages. Once established and tested within the committee, the template was introduced to Brittain Fellows through multiple workshops where committee members assisted Fellows in personalizing their digital profiles.
Chair: Dan Vollaro
Committee Members: Rebecca Burnett, Andrew Cooper, Olin Bjork
Accomplishments: The committee created a functional design and wrote the content for Writing and Communication website.