CLS Best Practices Committee


To promote the implementation and use of ACRL standards/guidelines and relevant best practice statements for college and medium-sized academic libraries; identify and track new concerns that arise regarding these documents; investigate mechanisms for evaluating these documents for continuous improvement; disseminate information about best practices through a variety of media; and serve as the group primarily responsible for determining the need for additional relevant documents and revisions to existing documents. 


Regina Beach-Bertin (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Kevin Butterfield (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Holly R. Heitman (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Nathaniel King (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Mrs. Alyssa Koclanes (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Tanner Denese Lewey (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Barbara J. Mann (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Roe McKernan (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Sara Metz (Member, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/04/2020. Last retrieved on 07/04/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

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

Work: 312-280-2514