Fundraising Commitee


To advise the ALCTS board of directors on fundraising goals and priorities that support the division's strategic plan and five-year financial plan, and obtain fiscal, and other support for them; to develop relationships between ALCTS and the commercial and private sectors, and to obtain fiscal and other support from them, for ALCTS programs and activities; to develop a divisional fundraising plan that encompasses the activities and goals of the budget and finance, membership, and program committees; to develop a recognition program for vendors and individuals who contribute to ALCTS cash, in kind, and other gifts; to develop procedures for working with the ALCTS office for coordination of these activities; and to plan and monitor activities using the association's strategic and tactical plan as a framework.


Ms. Melinda Reagor Flannery (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Harriet Wintermute (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Janet H. Ahrberg (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Sommer Browning (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Joyce G. McDonough (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
John L. Novak (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Anneliese Taylor (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Wendolyn Claire Vermeer (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Miriam Nelson (Preservation Outreach Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Rachel K. Fischer (Intern, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Rose Sliger Krause (Intern, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mary Beth Thomson (Board Liaison, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Keri Cascio (Staff Liaison, January 15, 2015, to June 30, 2020)
Megan Dougherty (Staff Liaison, August 28, 2017, to June 30, 2020)

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The Fundraising Committee consists of five members and an intern appointed from the ALCTS membership at large serving two-year terms and a board liaison. The committee is led by a chairperson.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on the ALCTS Fundraising 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.