ALA-Children's Book Council Joint Committee

Charge

To foster communication and collaborate on mutual opportunities, concerns, and issues regarding the content, format, distribution, and promotion of materials for children and young adults, including, but not limited to, the creation and dissemination of appropriate resources, as they relate to both the library and publishing communities. 
The committee meets twice a year, once in March and once in October, in New York City. Members attend these meetings at their own expense.. 

Roster

Ms. Esmeralda Majors (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
April Rachelle Roy (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kelly Kreps Depin (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Rhonda K. Gould (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Rachel Elizabeth Guthro (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Susan Kusel (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Esmeralda Majors (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Kimberly Anne Patton (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Amanda Marie Perez (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
April Rachelle Roy (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
John Scott (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Rocco A. Staino (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Alicia S.Q. Yao (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Kayla Casiello (Intern, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Jenna Friebel (Committee Associate, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Lisa MB Racine (Committee Associate, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)

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Composition

The ALA-Children's Book Council Joint Committee consists of  8 members (including the chair) selected from among school librarians, public librarians serving children and young adults, and others interested in juvenile books. Appointed from the membership at large, serving two-year terms, and led by a chair, appointed annually.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The ALA-Children's Book Council Joint Committee consists of  8 members (including the chair) selected from among school librarians, public librarians serving children and young adults, and others interested in juvenile books. Appointed from the membership at large, serving two-year terms, and led by a chair, appointed annually.