Literacy Assembly

Charge

To establish a focal point within ALA that will emphasize the Association's continuing commitment to adult literacy beyond divisional and unit membership committees; to provide an opportunity for broad representation of the membership and affiliated groups to exchange information and share ideas, identify concerns and omissions, and coordinate programming; and, to develop and promote strategies for increased adult literacy activity within the Association.

Roster

Mrs. Jill Burke (ACRL Rep, ALA Literacy Assembly, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kevin Reynolds (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Tamika Barnes (Executive Board Liaison, June 30, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Cynthia Czesak (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Hannah Evans (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Betsy Fraser (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Hilda H. Loh-Guan (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Elizabeth Lovsin (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Julie A. Patterson (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Yiping Wang (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Gwendolyn N. Weaver (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mary Elizabeth Wendt (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Amanda F. Barnhart (YALSA Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Emily J. Creo (ALCTS Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mrs. Debra Kay Logan (AASL Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Susan Spicer (ALSC Representative, September 29, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Sylvestra C. Bradley (Intern, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Jacquie R. Kociubuk (Intern, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Jillian K. Hayes (Chapter Relations Cte Representative, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Emily Alford (GODORT Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Sharon L. Rawlins (ASCLA Liaison, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Amber Hayes (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Kristin Lahurd (Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2022)

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Membership

Literacy Assembly members are appointed representatives from ALA’s divisions and select committees.

Expectations

The Literacy Assembly will facilitate communication between and among ALA’s offices, divisions, and roundtables. Assembly members will work with the Committee on Literacy to insure that there is broad knowledge of ALA’s diverse literacy initiatives. Assembly members will identify and promote literacy programming of all kinds and all literacy-related awards and publications.

Staff Liaison

Kristin Lahurd

klahurd@ala.org

(312) 280-3275