Communities of Practice Assembly

Charge

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

Roster

Hannah Gascho Rempel (Chair, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. John J. Meier (Secretary, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Jose A. Aguinaga (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Tahirah Z. Akbar-Williams (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Katie Elson Anderson (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
DaVonne R. Armstrong (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Tara Baillargeon (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Rachel Bohlmann (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Jessica Brangiel (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Laureen Patricia Cantwell (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Robin Elise Champieux (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. Brett Cloyd (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Jill Conte (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Yvette Cortes (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Kerry Creelman (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Sabine Dantus (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Jane Darcovich (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Derek Dolby (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mrs. Alyse M. Dunavant-Jones (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Susanna Eng-Ziskin (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Paul G. Fehrmann (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Erin Finnerty (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Nancy Marie Foasberg (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Natalie Haber (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Peter D. Hepburn (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Valerie J. Hill (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Twanna K. Hodge (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Alexia Hudson-Ward (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Dena Holiman Hutto (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. KYmberly Mieshia Dionn Keeton (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Timothy W. Klassen (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Triveni S. Kuchi (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mark Nathaniel Lenker (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Qian Liu (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. Heidi Madden (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Scott Marsalis (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Brianna Marshall (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. Federico Martinez-Garcia, JR (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. John J. Meier (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Jill Erin Morningstar (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Dr. James P. Morris-Knower (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Kelsey O'Brien (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Amanda R. Peters (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Joan Petit (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Jill A. Power (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ericka Arvidson Raber (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Dr. Victoria Raish (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Matthew Thomas Regan (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Veronica Reyes - Escudero (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Dr. Leila June Rod-Welch (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Cynthia A. Romanowski (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Christine Ruotolo (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Pamela M. Salela (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Tiffany Saulter (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Adrienne Nicole Sayban (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Hannah Scates Kettler (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Kimberly Shotick (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
John Siegel (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Meghan Elizabeth Sitar (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Mary Beth Slebodnik (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Sara Smith (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Ms. Ann P. Snoeyenbos (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Kaitlin A. Springmier (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. Alain J. St. Pierre, JR (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Shannon K. Supple (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Mr. Sha Towers (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Kathryn Ruth Webb (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Elizabeth Lynn White (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Kristin Miller Woodward (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2019)
Faye A. Chadwell (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
April D. Cunningham (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Emily Daly (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020)
Jeanne R. Davidson (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)
Caroline Fuchs (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2020)
Kelly Gordon Jacobsma (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)
LeRoy Jason LaFleur (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2019)
Beth McNeil (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2019)
Beth McNeil (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2019)
Karen Munro (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Lori J. Ostapowicz-Critz (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2019)
Lauren Pressley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Lauren Pressley (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Gena Parsons-Diamond (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)
Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2018, to July 1, 2018)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, June 30, 2018, to July 1, 2018)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2018. Last retrieved on 07/20/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

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