Literacy Assembly

Charge

To establish a focal point within ALA that will emphasize the Association's continuing commitment to multiple literacies 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 literacy activity within the Association.

Roster

Kevin Reynolds (Chair, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. Daniel Warren Cardwell (ACRL Rep, ALA Literacy Assembly, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021)
Tamika Barnes (Executive Board Liaison, June 30, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Cynthia Czesak (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Hannah Elizabeth Evans (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Betsy Fraser (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 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 July 31, 2019)
Yiping Wang (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Gwendolyn N. Weaver (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Mary Elizabeth Wendt (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Amanda F. Barnhart (YALSA Representative, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Emily J. Creo (ALCTS Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Robbie Leah Nickel (AASL Representative, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Susan Spicer (ALSC Representative, September 29, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Sylvestra C. Bradley (Intern, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 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 July 31, 2019)
Emily Alford (GODORT Liaison, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Sharon L. Rawlins (ASGCLA 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)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/19/2019. Last retrieved on 07/19/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Membership

The Literacy Assembly is made up of representatives appointed by the leadership of ALA’s divisions, round tables, and 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 ensure 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