Membership Committee


To advise  ACRL staff on matters related to membership promotion and member recruitment, engagement, and retention.


Elizabeth L. Bagley (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Steven J. Bell (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Jodie L. Borgerding (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Erin L. Ellis (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Edward J. Rock (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Sabrina Wong (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

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  • Chair serves as ex-officio member on the ALA Membership Promotion Task Force and the ALA New Members Roundtable
  • Ex-officio members include the chairs of the Membership Coordinating Committee component committees and the New Member Discussion Group leader
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee

Component Committees


The Membership Coordinating Committee was created when Board approved the restructuring of the Membership Advisory Committee at the Midwinter Meeting 2010 to include a Membership Coordinating Committee and four component committees and, as a pilot project, the Membership Recruitment component committee will be a virtual committee.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL division-level committees are accepted through February 15 for service the following committee term, which begins July 1. Visit for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Mary Jane Petrowski
Associate Director
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611-2788
Work: 312-280-2523