Communications Committee

The Communications Committee will consist of five (5) members who will be appointed for staggered three-year terms. The Secretary, the Social Science Docket editor, and the Web site editor will serve as members. Its function will be to oversee all publications of NYSCSS and guide the Council’s strategy and use of electronic and social media to publish information on and advocate for the social studies. The Social Science Docket editor, and any other NYSCSS publication editor, will be appointed by the President with the approval of the Executive Committee. Editors will be granted three-year appointments subject to annual review by the Executive Committee in consultation with the Communications Committee.  Duties of the Communications Committee include:

  1. To take responsibility for overseeing the policy and financial operations of the council’s publications.
  2. To evaluate all publication proposals submitted to NYSCSS (other than those submitted for the TIME & PLACE or SOCIAL SCIENCE DOCKET), determine which should be published, and, for those approved, make recommendations for the format, distribution and publishing timeline to the Executive Committee of NYSCSS.
  3. To serve as a resource to the editors of any council publications.

Interim Chair:  Erik Olander,

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