Distance and Online Learning Section

Charge

Supports and promotes library services to off campus and distance education students; provides a vehicle for the professional development and exchange of ideas among librarians working with off campus and distance education students.
 
The official DOLS committee rosters are listed below, and the DOLS website is available here.

Roster

Natalie Haber (Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Amanda L. W. Ziegler (Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Heather A. Dalal (Secretary, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Samantha Harlow (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Amanda L. W. Ziegler (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Natalie Haber (Past-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kristin Miller Woodward (Past-Chair, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor (Secretary, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Karla J. Aleman (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Melissa Atkinson (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Jessica Bennett (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Anjali Bhasin (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Heather Blicher (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Michael Courtney (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Michael Courtney (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Ms. Tracy A. Coyne (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Heather A. Dalal (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Shauna Borger Edson (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Erica England (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Erica England (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Natalie Haber (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Samantha Harlow (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Alexandra Hauser (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Andrea Hebert (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Ashley T. Hoffman (Member, June 30, 2019, to July 1, 2021)
Ms. Lindley Homol (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Mr. Matthew L. LaBrake (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Tricia Ann Lantzy (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Theresa Mastrodonato (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Janna Lynn Mattson (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Becca Neel (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Chelsea A. Nesvig (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Victoria Raish (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Jennifer Rundels (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Jennifer Shimada (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ruth Slagle (Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Mr. Matt Stevons (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Katie Stewart (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Neely Tang (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Elaine Thornton (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Ms. Chimene Elise Tucker (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Lindsey Wharton (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Kristin Miller Woodward (Member, July 1, 2018, to July 31, 2020)
Andrea Hebert (Archivist, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor (Archivist, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Board Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2019, to July 31, 2020)
Megan R. Griffin (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/12/2020. Last retrieved on 07/12/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2019, DOLS had 1,432 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Origin

The Distance Learning Section was established in 1991.  At its November 18, 2019, virtual meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved renaming the “Distance Learning Section” to the “Distance and Online Learning Section,” at the request of the DLS Executive Committee.  The name change officially goes into effect on September 1, 2020.

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
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org