Organization and Bylaws (O&B)

Charge

To advise the board of directors and through it the association on the establishment, functions, and discontinuance of sections, committees, and other groups as the needs of the association may require. To review documents and practices and to advise the officers of the association and its sections and of affiliated groups, or groups seeking affiliation, about consistency with the bylaws of the association. To recommend amendments to the bylaws of the association and to report upon proposals for amendments referred to the committee. To review each standing association-level committee every five years concerning its relevance and success in forwarding the mission and priorities of the association.

Roster

Ms. Sunshine Jacinda Carter (Chair, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Sunshine Jacinda Carter (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Patricia A. Adams (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Morag Boyd (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Melanie Church (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Emily J. Creo (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Emily J. Creo (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Brian John Falato (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Rhonda Roth Glazier (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Valerie D. Glenn (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Erin Grant (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Erin Grant (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Steve Kelley (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Caroline Miller (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Kavita S. Mundle (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Buddy D. Pennington (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Shannon Tennant (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Liz Woolcott (Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Liz Woolcott (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Melanie Church (Intern, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Allyson Rodriguez (Intern, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Keri Cascio (Staff Liaison, January 15, 2015, to July 31, 2018)
Brooke Morris (Staff Liaison, December 21, 2015, to July 31, 2018)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/20/2018. Last retrieved on 07/20/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Organization and Bylaws Committee consists of ten members appointed by the ALCTS President from the membership at large, serving two-year terms and led by a chairperson.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Organization and Bylaws Committee consists of ten members appointed by the ALCTS President from the membership at large, serving two-year terms and led by a chairperson.

Origin

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on Organization & Bylaws. 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.