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

Dr. John C. Sandstrom (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. John C. Sandstrom (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Alyson Hayes (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. David A. Hurley (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Mr. Julius C. Jefferson, Jr. (Executive Board Liaison, September 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mrs. Catherine Charlotte Kratochvil (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Max Lampson (Member, January 9, 2020, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Kari Mitchell Mitchell (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Liana Isabel Morales (ABOS Representative, December 11, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. John C. Sandstrom (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Annice Sevett (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Leslie A. Warren (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Bailee Hutchinson (Affiliates Representative, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Joan M. Upell (AASL Representative, December 16, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Rachel Kercher (Committee Associate, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Jennifer E. Steele (Committee Associate, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Sara Dallas (PLA Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Amber Hayes (Primary Staff Liaison, June 6, 2018, to June 6, 2025)
Mrs. Cynthia J. Hohl (AILA Representative, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)

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Composition

The Rural, Native and Tribal Libraries of All Kinds Committee shall consist of 15 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
  • 2 committee associates with two-year, staggered terms
  • 1 member appointed by ARSL presiding officer
  • 1 member appointed by ABOS presiding officer

Subcommitees and Task Forces

n/a

Staff Liaison

Amber Hayes

Communications and Outreach Program Officer
Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services
ahayes@ala.org