African American Studies Librarians Section

Charge

Promotes the study of librarianship and collection development as it progresses and relates to the African American studies collection.

Roster

Ms. Rebecca L. Hankins (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Gennice W. King (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Joyce K. Thornton (Past-Chairperson, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Ms. Dalena Estelle Hunter (Secretary, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Aslaku Berhanu (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Malaika Grant (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Ms. Lisabeth A. Chabot (Board Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2011. Last retrieved on 08/30/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2013, AFAS had 219 members.  The committee composition is determined by section leadership. 

AFAS Committees

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Membership Committee

Publication and Research Committee

Origin

The African American Studies Librarians Section was established in 1989.

Get Involved

Volunteer applications for ACRL appointments are accepted through February 15 for service the following 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

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