ALCTS Board of Directors

ALCTS Board of Directors

ALCTS Board 2016-2017

2016-2017 ALCTS Board of Directors

Back row: Andrew S. Hart (Division Councilor), Keri Cascio (ALCTS Executive Director), Chelcie Rowell (Intern), Patrick L. Carr (CRS Representative), Michele Seikel (Planning Chair), Santi Allen Thompson (Organization and Bylaws Chair)

Middle row: Shannon Tennant (Affiliate Relations Chair), Beth R. Bernhardt (CMS Representative), Rebecca L. Mugridge (ALCTS News Editor), Sally Gibson (AS Representative), Maria Davidson-DePalma Collins (Director-at-Large), Susan Wynne (CaMMS Representative)

Front row: Jacquie Samples (Director-at-Large), Kris Kern (PARS Representative), Mary Beth Thomson (President-Elect), Vicki L. Sipe (President), Norm Medeiros (Past-President), Karla Strieb (Director-at-Large), James J. Dooley (Budget and Finance Chair)


Ms. Kristin E. Martin (President, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Erin S. Stalberg (Division Councilor, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Mary Beth Thomson (Past-President, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Dracine Hodges (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Jacquie Samples (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Chelcie Juliet Rowell (ALCTS News Editor, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Keri Cascio (ALCTS Executive Director, January 12, 2015, to June 30, 2020)
Keri Cascio (Staff Liaison, February 14, 2015, to June 30, 2020)
Megan Dougherty (Staff Liaison, August 28, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Brooke Morris (Staff Liaison, December 21, 2015, to June 30, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2018. Last retrieved on 03/19/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.


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Positions on the Board consist of: President, President-Elect, Past-President (each serves a one-year term); Division Councilor (three-year term); 3 Directors-at-Large (three-year terms); Section Representatives (section chairs, serving one-year term); 4 Ex-Officio Members (Chairs of Planning, Organization & Bylaws, Budget & Finance Committees, Affiliate Relations, each one-year terms); and 3 non-voting members (Board intern, the ALCTS News Editor, and the ALCTS Executive Director).


Established in 1957 when the division was founded.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to serve on the ALCTS Board of Directors. Members are usually elected or appointed, must have an interest in the work of the division; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the division; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on the board 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.

Staff Liaison

Keri Cascio
ALCTS Executive Director
1-800-545-2433 x5030