CRS Standards Committee


To provide input on the process of creating and revising information-related standards and related best practices and guidelines, including input on ISO and NISO technical standards and recommended practices via the ALA NISO representative; to offer forums for the continuing resources community about developing and revised standards, best practices or guidelines and their application; to develop and maintain active channels of communication with organizations which create and maintain relevant standards, practices or guidelines; to continuously develop and coordinate standards activities with relevant committees and other interested groups within the American Library Association.


Naomi Kietzke Young (Chair, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Tammy Druash (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Betty Landesman (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Natalie Sommerville (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Maria Davidson-DePalma Collins (Virtual Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2013)
Charles Wilt (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to February 13, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2012. Last retrieved on 10/09/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Get Involved

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