Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Charge

To initiate, advise and mobilize support for appropriate action related to issues of diversity in academic librarianship including recruitment, advancement and retention of underrepresented groups to academic and research librarianship and the promotion of library and information services for diverse library users.

Roster

Mr. Federico Martinez-Garcia, JR (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Derrick Jefferson (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Tarida Anantachai (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Jolie Braun (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kenny A. Garcia (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Derrick Jefferson (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Mary Beth Lock (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mr. Federico Martinez-Garcia, JR (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mrs. Essraa M. Nawar (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Peggy Seiden (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Ping Situ (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Faye A. Chadwell (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, January 1, 2019, to June 30, 2019)

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Composition

  • A minimum of six members to include: a vice-chair who serves a one-year term as Chair, a one-year term as Vice-Chair and a one-year term as Past-Chair, and three members.

  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee as needed to complete committee responsibilities.

Origin

The Diversity Committee (original committee name: Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee) was created by the ACRL Board of Directors at its 1990 Fall Executive Committee Meeting. During its January 28, 2019 meeting, the Board approved changing the name of the committee from the Diversity Committee to the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Allison Payne
Program Officer
Association of College and Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron St
Chicago, IL 60611-2788
Work: (312) 280-2519
Email: apayne@ala.org