Diversity 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

Melanee Vicedo (Chair, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Mr. Trevor A. Dawes (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)
Michele L. Saunders (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2009, to January 15, 2010)
Maria Carpenter (Member, July 1, 2008, to October 19, 2009)
Dee Holliday (Member, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2010)
Emily Love (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Scott B. Mandernack (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Charlene Maxey-Harris (Member, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2010)
Alanna Aiko Moore (Member, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2010)
Ms. Heleni Marques Pedersoli (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Patrick Tomlin (Member, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2011)
Locke J. Morrisey (Board Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2010)
Margot Conahan (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2009, to June 30, 2010)

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Composition

  • A minimum of five members (i.e. a chair, vice-chair, and three members)
  • Additional appointments at the discretion of the Vice-President/President-Elect and Appointments Committee

Origin

The Racial and Ethnic Diversity Committee was created by the ACRL Board of Directors.

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 http://www.ala.org/acrl/membership/volunteer/volunteer for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

Staff Liaison

Ann-Christe Galloway
Production Editor
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL  60611
Work: 312-280-2524
E-mail: agalloway@ala.org