Serving Immigrants, Refugees, and Displaced Persons (SRIDP) Sub-Committee

Charge

The Serving Refugees, Immigrants, and Displaced Persons (SRIDP) Sub-Committee of the ODLOS Advisory Committee* supports and promotes ALA, libraries and communities to ensure that libraries provide the best possible services to support refugees, immigrants and displaced persons.

Roster

Nicanor Diaz (Chair, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020)
Mrs. Adriana Blancarte-Hayward (Member, July 1, 2019, to March 30, 2021)
Natalia T. Bowdoin (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Helen Chou (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Clara M. Chu (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Sharon Han (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Madeleine Ildefonso (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Ana V. Ndumu (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Anna Kozlowska (IRRT Representative, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/15/2019. Last retrieved on 09/15/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The SRIDP will be made up of up to 10 members, appointed as an ODLOS Sub-Committee, serving staggered terms of 2 years. SRIDP members should have an RIDP background, experience and/or expertise, while taking into consideration elements to ensure diversity (library type, range of professional experience, professional role (student, staff, leader, faculty, researcher, etc.), geography, ethnic affiliate member, ALA division member, etc.) in the subcommittee's composition.

  • The Chair, who will be counted as one of the 10 members, who will be appointed following ALA ODLOS procedures.
  • An ODLOS Advisory Board Member Liaison will serve as ex-officio.
  • An ALA Staff Liaison will serve as ex-officio.

Staff Liaison

Amber Hayes, Program Officer, Outreach and Communications
ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611
800-545-2433, ext. 2140 | ahayes@ala.org