Library Service to Special Population Children and Their Caregivers Committee

Charge

To advocate for special populations children and their caregivers.  To offer leadership in discovering, developing, and disseminating information about library materials, programs, and facilities for special population children and their caregivers; to develop and maintain guidelines for selection of useful and relevant materials; and to discuss, develop, and suggest ways in which library education programs can prepare librarians to serve these children and their caregivers.
 

Roster

Ms. Africa S. Hands (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Sylvia Cecilia M Aguinaga (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Jordan Boaz (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Renee Marie Grassi (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Lesley Mason (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Amy Seto Musser (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Amanda Struckmeyer (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dan Bostrom (Staff Liaison, January 3, 2010, to January 1, 2016)
Courtney Jones (Staff Liaison, March 31, 2014, to June 30, 2018)

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Composition

The Library Service to Special Population Children and Their Caregivers Committee consists of seven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by the committee chair. (Chair + 6)

Origin

Established in 1964 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

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Staff Liaison

Caroline Jewell
cjewell@ala.org
312-280-5839