- Monitor policy, regulatory, budgetary and organizational trends and developments that affect CCC libraries;
- Provide information, analysis, and recommendations to the Board;
- Keep CCL members informed about trends and developments, and to encourage and enable member participation in discourse and advocacy; and,
- Identify groups and arenas in which CCL needs to have representation and participation.
The committee's role is to identify current themes/initiatives/topics critical to California community college libraries today and lead the development of content to share with the California community college library field.
A standing committee of the Council of Chief Librarians, California Community Colleges (CCL), is charged to explore ways in which the resources of the community college libraries could be maximized through cooperative ventures for electronic resources, databases and information.
The purpose of the Leadership and Professional Development Committee is to plan professional and leadership development activities for the CCL Board in support of librarians, library leaders, and library staff across the state.