Communities of Practice Assembly

Charge

The communities of practice assembly serves as a conduit of information for ACRL's sections and interest groups.

Roster

Olga Hart (Co-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kathryn Ruth Webb (Co-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Meredith Knoff (Incoming Convener, December 4, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Erin Ackerman (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Julie M. Adamo (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Tahirah Z. Akbar-Williams (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Tiffany Bailey (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Tara Baillargeon (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Deepa Banerjee (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Rachel Bohlmann (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Rachel Borchardt (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Robin Brown (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kevin Butterfield (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Elisandro Cabada (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Robin Elise Champieux (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Madeleine Charney (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Jill Conte (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Juliann Couture (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jessica Dai (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Jane Darcovich (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Michelle Demeter (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Sara DeSantis (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Derek Dolby (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Veronica Arellano Douglas (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Alyse M. Dunavant-Jones (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mrs. Alyse M. Dunavant-Jones (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Rachael Elrod (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Susanna Eng-Ziskin (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Jillian Christine Eslami (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Anna Ferri (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Jacqueline K. Fleming (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2021)
Dr. Brian Flota (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Nancy Marie Foasberg (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Sheila A. Garcia (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Sheila A. Garcia (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Susan Garrison (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kate Ghezzi-Kopel (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Nikhat J. Ghouse (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Nancy Snyder Gibson (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Tori Golden (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Natalie Haber (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Jessica Hagman (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Samantha Harlow (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Olga Hart (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Valerie J. Hill (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
April Hines (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Maya Hobscheid (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Twanna K. Hodge (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mihoko Hosoi (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Martin D. House (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mrs. Alexia Hudson-Ward (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Helene Huet (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Glenda M. Insua (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Petrina D. Jackson (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Geoffrey Johnson (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Renise Johnson (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Thomas Francis Keenan (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Joanna Messer Kimmitt (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Timothy W. Klassen (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Meredith Knoff (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Meredith Knoff (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Megan Kocher (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Triveni S. Kuchi (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Sharon Ladenson (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mrs. Carleen Sisilie Lawson Huxley (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mark Nathaniel Lenker (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Qian Liu (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Rebecca Ann Lloyd (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Heidi Madden (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Mary Mallery (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Federico Martinez-Garcia, Jr. (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Marina Morgan (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Marina Morgan (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Maggie Murphy (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Chelsea A. Nesvig (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kelsey O'Brien (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Amanda R. Peters (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Wendy G. Pothier (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Jill A. Power (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ericka Arvidson Raber (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Victoria Raish (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Victoria Raish (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Matthew Thomas Regan (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Hannah Gascho Rempel (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Veronica Reyes - Escudero (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Leila June Rod-Welch (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Dr. Leila June Rod-Welch (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Cynthia A. Romanowski (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mackenzie Salisbury (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Hannah Scates Kettler (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Jennifer Sharkey (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Allison Sharp (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kimberly Shotick (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
John Siegel (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Heather M. Smedberg (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Mary A. Snyder (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Kaitlyn L. Tanis (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Kaitlyn L. Tanis (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Breiana Theodore (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Kristen Grace Totleben (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Sha Towers (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Mr. Chuckwudi Tadimma Unonu (Member, October 24, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
David A. Van Kleeck (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Constance M. Wade (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kathryn Ruth Webb (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Elizabeth Lynn White (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Sarah Young (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Annie Zeidman-Karpinski (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Amanda L. W. Ziegler (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Carolyn Henderson Allen (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Jacquelyn A. Bryant (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jon E. Cawthorne, Ph.D. (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Faye A. Chadwell (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kim Copenhaver (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
April D. Cunningham (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Emily Daly (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2020)
Emily Daly (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Jeanne R. Davidson (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)
Jeanne R. Davidson (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Caroline Fuchs (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2020)
Caroline Fuchs (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Kelly Gordon Jacobsma (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)
Kelly Gordon Jacobsma (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Karen Munro (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Lauren Pressley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2020)
Lauren Pressley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kara Malenfant (Staff Liaison, May 1, 2020, to July 31, 2020)
Gena Parsons-Diamond (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Gena Parsons-Diamond (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

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Resources

The Communities of Practice Assembly (COPA) manages a discussion list which COPA members are automatically subscribed to.

Composition

The ACRL Bylaws indicate that Communities of Practice Assembly shall consist of the chairs and vice-chairs of each Community of Practice, excluding discussion groups.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The ACRL Bylaws indicate that Communities of Practice Assembly shall consist of the chairs and vice-chairs of each Community of Practice, excluding discussion groups.

Origin

The ACRL Bylaws authorize the ACRL Board to establish Communities of Practice and the Communities of Practice Assembly functions to facilitate the exchange of ideas among the various Communities of Practice. The Communities of Practice Assembly replaced Sections Council as a result of a revision to the ACRL Bylaws approved by the ACRL membership in 2008.

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Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
50 East Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611-2788

Work: 312-280-2514
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org