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

Ben Rodriguez (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Rashauna Brannon (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Melissa I. Cardenas-Dow (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Isabel Gonzalez-Smith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Deana Greenfield (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Mr. Eugene David Hsue, Jr. (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Rebecca M. King (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Dr. Em Claire Knowles (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Christopher James Kyauk (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Jovanni M. Lota (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Lessa Kanani'opua Pelayo-Lozada (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Charlotte Roh (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Christina Shutt (Member, January 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. E. Chisato Uyeki (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, July 6, 2010, to July 15, 2013)

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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