Subcommittee on Grassroots Advocacy

Charge

To develop and propose strategies for the Committee on Legislation (COL): to involve library supporters in grassroots lobbying in support of ALA's federal legislative and policy agenda and the related work of COL; to collaborate with the Legislation Assembly and other ALA units to maximize grassroots lobbying from all parts of the association; to support and assist in maintaining the national grassroots advocacy network to maximize ALA's effectiveness; and, to perform other tasks as requested by COL. 

Roster

Mr. Mario A. Ascencio (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Nikki Scarpitti (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Shirley A. Bruursema (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Wendy Cornelisen (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Mary L. Hastler (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Candice (Wing-yee) Mack (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Kenton L. Oliver (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
LaJuan Pringle (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Teresa A. Rheinheimer (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 1, 2019)
Mr. Eric D. Suess (Member, January 1, 2019, to September 1, 2019)
Megan Ortegon (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2018, to September 1, 2026)
Kathi J. Kromer (Staff, June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2020)
Emily Wagner (Staff, September 1, 2018, to September 1, 2026)

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Composition

Members of the COL Subcommittee on Grassroots Advocacy are appointed from the membership at large, serving 1 year terms and led by a subcommittee chair.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

Members of the COL Subcommittee on Grassroots Advocacy are appointed from the membership at large, serving 1 year terms and led by a subcommittee chair.

Staff Liaison

Megan Ortegon
Manager, Public Policy and Advocacy
mortegon@alawash.org

Emily Wagner, MSLIS
Assistant Director, Public Policy and Advocacy
ewagner@alawash.org