ALA Organizational Chart

ALA Executive Director: Mary Ghikas

Finance & Accounting: Mark Leon, CFO    

  • Controller:  Joanne Lee
  • Financial Reporting & Compliance: L. Denise Moritz
  • Credit & Collections:  John McGovern
  • Office of Operations/Support: Valeria Edwards Newman
    • Distribution: TBD
  • Planning & Budgeting:  Brad Geene

Governance Office: Sheryl Reyes    

  • Awards Programs: Cheryl Malden
  • Council Secretariat: Marsha Burgess

Member Programs & Services: Mary Ghikas, ED    

  • AASL: Sylvia Knight Norton
  • ALCTS: Kerry Ward, Interim ED
  • ALSC: Aimee Strittmatter
  • ACRL: Mary Ellen Davis
    • Choice: Mark Cummings
  • ASGCLA: Jeannette Smithee, Interim ED
  • RUSA: Bill Ladewski, Interim ED
  • LLAMA: Kerry Ward
  • LITA: Jenny Levine
  • PLA: Barbara Macikas
  • YALSA: Tammy Dillard-Steels
  • Conference Services: Earla Jones 
  • ITTS: Sherri Vanyek
  • United for Libraries: Beth Nawalinski

Offices & Member Relations: Lorelle Swader, AED    

  • ALA Round Tables: Danielle Ponton
  • Library and Research Center: Kathy Rosa
  • Membership: Vacant
  • Office for Accreditation: Karen O’Brien
  • Office for Intellectual Freedom: Deborah Caldwell-Stone, Interim Dir
  • Office for HRDR: Lorelle Swader
  • Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services: Jody Gray
  • Public Programs Office: Deborah Robertson
  • ALA - APA: Lorelle Swader

Publishing Services: Mary Mackay, AED    

  • ALA Editions: Christopher Murphy
  • ALA Digital Reference: James Hennelly
  • ALA eLearning Solutions: Dan Freeman
  • ALA Graphics: Rachel Johnson
  • American Libraries: Sanhita SinhaRoy
  • Booklist Publications: Vacant
  • Print Services: Terrence Miltner
  • Production Services: Tim Clifford

Washington Office: Kathi Kromer, AED    

  • Public Policy and Advocacy : Alan Inouye
  • Washington Office – Administration: Patricia May

ALA Development Office: Sheila O'Donnell    

Center for the Future of Libraries: Miguel Figueroa    

Chapter Relations Office: Michael Dowling   

International Relations Office: Michael Dowling   

Communications & Marketing Office: Stephanie Hlywak

Human Resources: Dan Hoppe, AED    

  • Benefits: Grisela Rodriguez
  • Recruitment: Mary J. Pullen
  • HRIS/Payroll: Beata Staruk
  • HR Assistant: Adriane Alicea
  • Payroll: Madonna Mullikin


Last revised: May 21, 2019