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               IRSA Workshop Committee

Committee Responsibilities 

This committee initiates planning of annual IRSA Workshop, assists in coordination of agenda and serves as an advising body.


  • Hold summer planning meeting with committee members, IRSA officials, and host institution planning team
  • Maintain historical records of workshop budgets, attendance figures, sponsorship data, agendas, and other appropriate information
  • Provide feedback and historical context to host planning team on a continuing basis
  • Conduct post-workshop evaluations
  • Act as liaison to past sponsors and potential new ones
  • Help ensure financial and educational success of workshop
  • Provide workshop guidelines regarding:  agenda template, educational topics to address, fees, format, and structure.
  • Identify sub-committee dedicated to planning and promotion of auction
  • Seek commitments of host institutions and maintain workshop calendar of future sites

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Committee Chair
Kerry Kemp,  Professional – University of Notre Dame

Committee Members

Ben Peak, Professional – Ball State University
Rin Siebert, Professional – Valparaiso University
Joe Gratz, Professional – University of Southern Indiana
Jennie Phillips, Professional – University of Notre Dame
Jacqueline Reiter, Graduate Student – Purdue University
Josh Downing, Professional – Butler University
Kathy Lawhead, Professional – Purdue University
Jessica Varlack, Professional – Purdue University

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