ACRL/RBMS Diversity Committee

Charge

To encourage members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to join and participate in RBMS; to recruit members of these groups into the Special Collections profession; to partner with other groups in the library field that focus on diversity or diverse collections; to generate and facilitate seminars, workshops, and programs about collecting materials related to racial and ethnic groups and providing outreach to patrons from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Roster

Elizabeth Joffrion (Co-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Juli Marie McLoone (Co-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Virginia L. Bartow (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Prof. Jennifer Benedetto Beals (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Lisa Cruces (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mireille A. L. Djenno (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sarah Espinosa (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sally R. Evans (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Margaret Hagerty Gamm (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Jessica L. Lacher-Feldman (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Jessica L. Lacher-Feldman (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Megan M. Scauri (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Kim Schwenk (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Curtis Small (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Jennifer Talley (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Katherine Theresa Trouern-Trend (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
George Michael Truran (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Audra Eagle Yun (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Katharine Carrington Chandler (Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

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Composition

The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

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