Spectrum Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the ODLOS Advisory Committee

Charge

To oversee, coordinate, and support activities of the Spectrum Scholarship Program and related diversity pre-professional development activities; to appoint potential award jurors for the Spectrum selection process; to plan and execute the Spectrum Institute; to advocate for and advise on all Spectrum fundraising and marketing initiatives; and to ensure community building amongst Spectrum recipients through activities designed  to (1)  increase the participation of Spectrum Scholars in ALA Committees and leadership; and (2) promote the interests and concerns of the Spectrum Scholars throughout the Association. 

Roster

Michelle Pantoja McKinney (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Sharon Tani (Chair, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Monica Tapia Boyer (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Mr. Elisandro Cabada (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Rachel Garza Carreon (Member, January 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Kristen J. Kwisnek (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Nia Lam (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Hilda H. Loh-Guan (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Amita Kaur Lonial (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Michelle Pantoja McKinney (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Candelaria Mendoza (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Alanna Aiko Moore (Member, July 1, 2017, to February 1, 2019)
Anjelica T. Rufus-Barnes (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Denisse Solis (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Denisse Solis (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Alice Son (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Mrs. Yvonne C. Stephenson (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Briana Jarnagin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/17/2018. Last retrieved on 07/17/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Spectrum Advisory Committee consists of 10-15 members appointed by the Chair of the Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services Committee serving 2 year terms and led by a chair, appointed annually.  60% of the committee members should be alumni of the Spectrum Scholarship Program. 

Subcommittees & Task Forces

The Spectrum Advisory Committee consists of 10-15 members appointed by the Chair of the Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services Committee serving 2 year terms and led by a chair, appointed annually.  60% of the committee members should be alumni of the Spectrum Scholarship Program. 

Staff Liaison

Gwendolyn Prellwitz, Assistant Director
ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
800-545-2433, ext. 5048 | spectrum@ala.org