ALA Publishing Committee

Charge

To set the framework within which ALA publishing operates by overseeing the publishing activities in all formats (print, electronic, etc.) of ALA and its publishing services department by establishing liaisons with the publishing activities of all committees and units of the association, by educating these committees and units regarding ALA publishing policies and the use of the ALA imprint, and by mediating conflicting publishing policies among these committees and units. To provide budgetary oversight to the ALA publishing services department and make recommendations to appropriate association budget and planning committees. To recommend policies on publishing products and services for the approval of council. The ALA publishing committee has the responsibility for control of the ALA imprint. To implement this charge, the publishing committee will: set the framework within which ALA publishing operates; recommend policies on publishing products and services, including the use of the ALA imprint, for the approval of council; advise and assist all committees and units of the association in their publishing activities. Provide budgetary oversight and make recommendations to appropriate association budget and planning committees. The Publishing Committee administers the Carnegie-Whitney Grant. More information about the grant is available at Carnegie Whitney Grant Guidelines.

Roster

Ms. Christine Korytnyk Dulaney (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Mrs. Nicole Spoor (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Joe Askins (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Megan Biddle (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Heather M. Campbell (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Christine Korytnyk Dulaney (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Maggie Farrell (Member, July 9, 2020, to July 31, 2021)
Paul Flagg (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Lori Giles-Smith (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Jennifer Ashley Joe (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Sigrid Kelsey (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Emily Knox (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Melanie Jolynn McGurr (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Shay Ramsey (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Anjelica T. Rufus-Barnes (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Danielle Skaggs (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Nicole Spoor (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Rachel Edford (Committee Associate, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jennifer Pate (Committee Associate, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Cristina Springfield (Committee Associate, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mary J. Bolduc (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2007, to June 29, 2050)
Mary Mackay (Staff Liaison, June 28, 2017, to June 29, 2050)

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Composition

The ALA Publishing Committee consists of ten members and two interns who are appointed by the ALA Appointing Officer, serving two year staggered terms, led by a chairperson who is appointed annually.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The ALA Publishing Committee consists of ten members and two interns who are appointed by the ALA Appointing Officer, serving two year staggered terms, led by a chairperson who is appointed annually.