Acquisitions Organization and Management Committee


To promote the development and practice of effective techniques and sound ethical, fiscal, and legal policies and procedures in acquisitions management, including relationships with suppliers; to further assess and advance awareness of the role and organization of the acquisitions function within the library and the relationships among related areas such as accounting and purchasing offices and collection management.


Ms. Rebecca Schroeder (Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016)
John Ballestro (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Jeff Eller (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
David P. Feinmark (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Marlene M. Slough (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Julie Ann Swann (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Kristina DeShazo (Virtual Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Christine McConnell (Staff Liaison, February 12, 2009, to September 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2015. Last retrieved on 11/27/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


The Organization & Management Committee consists of nine members and is led by the Chair.


Established in 1991. The Organization and Management Committee had its charged revised at Annual Conference 1999. 

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the Acquisitions Section Organization and Management Committee. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1.  See the ALCTS Volunteer Page.