Community College Engagement Task Force

Charge

To build ACRL’s effectiveness in supporting community and junior college librarians. Work with the ACRL Board, CJCLS, and other ACRL units with the goals of (a) conducting a needs assessment related to professional engagement and professional development for community college librarians; (b) identifying barriers to ACRL membership, conference attendance, and other professional participation experienced by community college librarians; and (c) recommend next steps for the association to expand support for community college members and prospective members.

Roster

Mrs. Julia C. Mielish (Chair, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Elizabeth Bowman (Member, July 1, 2015, to January 31, 2018)
Robin Brown (Member, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Mrs. Stephanie DeLano Davis (Member, July 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Laura Mondt (Member, July 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Ms. Sarah E. North (Member, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Dr. Theresa C. Stanley (Member, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Mr. Tanner Wray (Member, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Kim Leeder Reed (Board Liaison, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)
Mary Jane Petrowski (Staff Liaison, March 1, 2016, to January 31, 2018)

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Composition

  • At least one ACRL Board member
  • At least two representatives of CJCLS, recommended by the section
  • At least one representative of ACRL Membership Committee
  • At least one senior (>5 years) community college librarian
  • At least one new (<5 years) community college librarian
  • Others deemed appropriate by ACRL President

Timeline

  • Date interim report is due: ALA Midwinter Meeting 2017
  • Date final report is due: ALA Annual Conference 2017

Origin

The ACRL Board of Directors, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting 2016, approved the Community College Engagement Task Force.