Communities of Practice Assembly

Charge

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

Roster

Dr. Erin Ackerman (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Rachel Borchardt (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Juliann Couture (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Michelle Demeter (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Brian Flota (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Nikhat J. Ghouse (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
April Marie Hines (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Martin D. House (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Petrina D. Jackson (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Thomas Francis Keenan (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Sharon Ladenson (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Mary Mallery (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mackenzie Salisbury (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kristen Grace Totleben (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Amanda L. W. Ziegler (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jeanne R. Davidson (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)
Kelly Gordon Jacobsma (Board Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2020. 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.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL appointments are accepted through February 15 for service the following term, which begins July 1. Visit http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/resources/forms/volunteer.cfm for more information and a link to the volunteer form.

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