OITP Advisory Committee


To advise on priorities, policies, and strategies for the Association that promote the development and utilization of electronic access to information. To provide an ongoing channel for member communication, working closely with other units, committees and officers of the Association in matters touching information technology.

Advisory Committee Members

Marc Gartler (Chair)

Madison (Wisc.) Public Library, mgartler@madisonpubliclibrary.org


Thomas A. Adamich

Visiting Librarian Service, vls@tusco.net


David Beales

University of Hawaii, beales@hawaii.edu


Carla Bosco

Stone Ridge School Upper Library, Maryland, cbosco@stoneridgeschool.org


Cheryl Cyr

U.S. Department of the Navy, cherylcyr@live.com


Aaron Dobbs

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, aaron@thelibrarian.org


Lissette Illuminada Gonzalez

San Jose State University, lissette.gonzalez@sjsu.edu


Jeffrey Graveline

University of Alabama, Birmingham, jgraveli@uab.edu


Nate Hill

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), nhill@metro.org


Bohyun Kim

University of Maryland, bkim@hshsl.umaryland.edu


Mandy Knapp

State Library of Ohio, mandy@oplin.ohio.gov


Alexandra Lederman

American Jewish Historical Society, lederman.alex@gmail.com


Tracy Strobel

Cuyahoga County Public Library, Ohio, tstrobel@cuyahogalibrary.org


Subcommittee and Task Force Chairs

Kyle Courtney, Copyright Education Subcommittee

Harvard University, kyle_courtney@harvard.edu


Mala Muralidharan, E-rate Task Force

Arizona State Library, mala@azlibrary.gov



Pat Ball, Special Member Liaison

Cobb County (Georgia) Public Library, ballp@cobbcat.org


Aaron Dobbs, ALA Council Liaison

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, aaron@thelibrarian.org


Christine Lind Hage, United for Libraries Liaison

Rochester Hills Public Library (Mich.), christine.hage@rhpl.org


David Lee King, LITA Liaison

Topeka & Shawnee County (Kansas) Public Library, davidleeking@gmail.com


Mike Marlin, Executive Board Liaison

California Braille and Talking Book Library, mmarlin33.3@gmail.com



Larra Clark

Deputy Director, lclark@alawash.org


Alan Inouye

Director, ainouye@alawash.org


Carrie Russell

Program Director, crussell@alawash.org


Marijke Visser

Associate Director and Senior Policy Advocate, mvisser@alawash.org


Kathi Kromer

Executive Director, ALA Washington Office, kkromer@alawash.org


OITP Fellows and OITP Research Associates

Kristen Batch, OITP Senior Research Associate

Consultant, kbatch@gmail.com


Robert Bocher, OITP Senior Fellow

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, robert.bocher@gmail.com


Alan G. Fishel, OITP Senior Counsel

Arent Fox, Washington, D.C., alan.fishel@arentfox.com


Nicholas Gross, OITP Research Associate

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, nickwg@live.unc.edu


Christopher G. Harris, OITP Fellow

Genesee Valley Educational Partnership BOCES (N.Y.), cgharris@gvboces.org


Margaret Kavaras, OITP Research Associate

Open Government Partnership, margaret.kavaras@gmail.com


Jon Peha, OITP Senior Fellow

Carnegie Mellon University, peha@cmu.edu


Roger Rosen, OITP Senior Advisor

Rosen Publishing Group, rogerrosen@gmail.com


Ellen Satterwhite, OITP Fellow

Glen Echo Group, Washington, D.C., esatterwhite@glenechogroup.com


Mega Subramaniam, OITP Fellow

University of Maryland, mmsubram@umd.edu


Charlie Wapner, OITP Senior Research Associate, charlie.wapner@gmail.com



OITP Consultants

For a list, see http://www.ala.org/offices/oitp/people/consultants.



The OITP Advisory Committee consists of 11 members appointed from the membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by a committee chair serving a one year term.