Service

External professional service

Co-Chair, Juried Panels, Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) 2016 Annual Conference

Chair, Task Force on Web Presence, Association for Information Science and Technology, October 2012-Present (appointed by the President)

Co-Chair, Information Professionals Task Force, Association for Information Science and Technology, November 2014-Present (appointed by the President)

Candidate, Director of Special Interest Groups, Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE)

Vice President, Canadian Association for Information Science, 2014-2015

President, Canadian Association for Information Science, 2013-2014

Director-at-Large, Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T), 2012-2014

Member, New Leaders Award Jury, Association for Information Science and Technology 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014

Member, Information Science Book of the Year Award Jury, Association for Information Science and Technology, 2013

Chair, Online Education Task Force, American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 2011-October 2012 (appointed by the President)

Member, Program Committee, Information Environments and Socio-Cultural Aspects Track, Information Use and Analysis Track, and Information Organization and Representation Track, 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology

Member, Program Committee, Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Information Science, 2011-2013

Chair, Pratt Severn Best Student Research Paper Award, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2010-2012

Served as an invited mentor for New Leaders Award winner Jacob Ratliff, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2011-2012

Member, Program Committee, #Influence12 – Symposium and Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Student Chapter Advisor, UWO Student Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2012-2013

Chair, Webinar Task Force, American Society for Information Science and Technology, April-October 2011 (appointed by the President)

Chair, Knowledge Organization Track, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2011 Annual Meeting

Co-Chair, Education Committee, American Society for Information Science and Technology, October 2010-October 2011

Served as an invited mentor for New Leaders Award winner Alex Garnett, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2010-2011

Member, Information Organization Track and Knowledge Management Track, Conference Committee, 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

Member, Social Computing Track, 21st ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia (Hypertext 2010)

Member, Watson Davis Award Jury, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2009-2010

Search Committee Member, Social Media Program Manager, American Society for Information Science and Technology, November 2009-March 2010

Chair, Classification Research Special Interest Group, American Society for Information Science and Technology, March 2009-October 2010

Posters Chair and Member, 2009 iConference Program Committee

Chapter Assembly Advisor, American Society for Information Science and Technology, Fall 2008-Fall 2013

Editorial Board Member, Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2007-Present

Record Holder and Founding Member, Carolinas Chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (cc:asis&t), Fall 2007-Fall 2009

Posters Co-Chair and Member, Conference Committee, 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology

Chair, Visualization, Images, and Sound Special Interest Group, American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2003-2008

Chair, Automation and Technology Round Table, Texas Library Association, 2005-2006

Chair, North Texas student chapter of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (NT-ASIS&T), 2003-2004

Co-chair and Webmaster, South Central Voyager Users’ Group (SCVUG), 2002-2003

Journal refereeing

Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science

First Monday

Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology

Journal of Computer Mediated Communication

Journal of Education for Library and Information Science

Journal of Information Science

Journal of Library Metadata

Journal of the Medical Library Association

Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage

Knowledge Organization

Library & Information Science Research

Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Information Practice and Research

Policy and Internet

Service at Ashford University

Member, Program Review Committee, Bachelor of Operations Management and Analysis, 2014-present

Member, task force for developing a master’s program in information systems, 2013-present

Member, Student Community Standards Committee, 2014-present

Member, Bachelor of Arts in Operations Management and Analysis (BAOMA) Program Review team, 2014-present

Service at The University of Western Ontario

Member, Undergraduate Affairs Committee, 2012-2013

Member, task force for developing the FIMS Certificate/Diploma in Digital Communication: Social Media & Virtual Worlds, 2011-2013

Assisted with developing new content areas in Information Organization as well as Information and Communication Technology for the Master of Library and Information Science program, 2011-2012

FIMS Liaison to the Faculty of Education Faculty Council, 2011-2013

Alternate member, MLIS Program Committee, 2011-2012

Member of the task force for developing an initial online MLIS program, 2011

FIMS Liaison to the Faculty of Science Faculty Council, 2009-2011

Member, FIMS Research Committee, 2009-2011

Assisted with writing the Curriculum standard of the Program Presentation for the American Library Association Committee on Accreditation, 2010