The Budget & Finance Committee is a standing committee composed of members of the Board, charged with advising the Board of Directors concerning the financial affairs of the Association. The Budget & Finance Committee recommends an annual budget and an outside auditor to the Board of Directors, recommends financial and other policies, assesses the financial impact of all policies and activities on the association, monitors the Association’s investments, and undertakes other appropriate projects as requested.

Chair:  June Abbas, PhD, Treasurer, University of Oklahoma


  • Lisa Given, PhD, President, Swinburne Univ. of Technology
  • Elaine Toms, PhD, President-elect, The University of Sheffield
  • Lydia Middleton, Executive Director, Ex Officio
  • Humberto Doldan, ASIS&T, Staff Liaison


  • Continue to monitor the financial affairs of ASIS&T and work with the Executive Director to ensure compliance with audit requirements.
  • Determine and continually monitor critical indicators to provide early notice of opportunities and challenges.
  • Monitor and continue to improve upon ASIS&T investment practices to ensure that Board objectives are met.
  • Working with Headquarters, ensure that the Annual Budget and regular financial statements are prepared and presented in a timely and understandable fashion.


The ASIS&T community is committed to the values of diversity and inclusion, which we believe support our efforts to achieve and sustain excellence in the information science and technology field. We believe that we can best promote excellence by engaging diverse group members and other stakeholders, and providing opportunities at all levels of engagement for any individual or group that shares these values. ASIS&T leaders, volunteers, and staff will strive to keep diversity and inclusion at the forefront of all program planning and development efforts in order to ensure the most welcoming and engaging environment possible for our stakeholders.