Rural, Native, and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee

Charge

To review issues and challenges facing rural, native and tribal libraries of all kinds; to collaborate with other ALA units addressing the needs of rural communities; and to serve as an advocate for and partner with libraries serving rural, tribal and native populations.

Roster

Paulita Aguilar (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Paulita Aguilar (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Sara Dallas (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Susan G. Hess (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Cynthia J. Hohl (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Erin Hollingsworth (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. David A. Hurley (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mrs. Catherine Charlotte Kratochvil (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Kari R. Mitchell (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Whitney Sakakibara (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Dr. Barbara J. Ray (AASL Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Tiffany Messer-Bass (Intern, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Jennifer E. Steele (Intern, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Amber Hayes (Primary Staff Liaison, June 6, 2018, to July 1, 2025)

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Composition

The Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee shall consist of 11 members, including a chair to be appointed annually by the ALA President-elect:

  • 1 member from the American Indian Library Association, appointed by the AILA president
  • 1 member from PLA, appointed by the PLA presiding officer
  • 1 member from AASL, appointed by the AASL presiding officer
  • 1 member appointed by the chair of the Legislation Committee, Washington office
  • 1 member appointed by the ODLOS Advisory Committee Chair
  • 6 members at large to be selected by the ALA President-elect

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee shall consist of 11 members, including a chair to be appointed annually by the ALA President-elect:

  • 1 member from the American Indian Library Association, appointed by the AILA president
  • 1 member from PLA, appointed by the PLA presiding officer
  • 1 member from AASL, appointed by the AASL presiding officer
  • 1 member appointed by the chair of the Legislation Committee, Washington office
  • 1 member appointed by the ODLOS Advisory Committee Chair
  • 6 members at large to be selected by the ALA President-elect

Staff Liaison

Jody Gray

Director, Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services
jgray@ala.org