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

Sharon Tani (Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Monica Tapia Boyer (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Rachel Garza Carreon (Member, January 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Nia Lam (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Amita Kaur Lonial (Member, July 1, 2017, to April 29, 2019)
Michelle Pantoja McKinney (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Candelaria Mendoza (Member, July 1, 2017, to March 15, 2019)
Alanna Aiko Moore (Member, July 1, 2017, to February 1, 2019)
Anjelica T. Rufus-Barnes (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Denisse Solis (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Alice Son (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Yvonne C. Stephenson (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Briana Jarnagin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2017. Last retrieved on 07/17/2019. 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