Beyond Words Grant Jury

Chair: Jennisen Lucas email icon

Staff liaison: Shannon Carter email icon

Board liaison: Wendy Stephens email icon

ALA Connect Community connect icon


To serve as a member review panel for the Beyond Words grant program.


  • Review, and if necessary update, grant application and rubric biennially.
  • Review and score grant applications as assigned.

  • Annually review, score and determine recipient of “catastrophic award.”