Public Awareness Committee

Charge

To promote awareness of the value of excellent library service for all children. To plan, execute, coordinate, and disseminate public awareness campaigns about the importance of library service for youth. To provide public awareness learning opportunities for library staff and other stakeholders.

Roster

Ms. Lucia Martinez Gonzalez (REFORMA Representative, August 3, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Skye Corey (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Mary Schreiber (Co-Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Alexandria N. Abenshon (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Cassie Chenoweth (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Jennifer M. Duffy (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Stephanie Saba (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Melissa Gladys Sokol (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Christine D. Caputo (Consultant, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Elisa Gall (Board Liaison, July 27, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Angela Hubbard (Staff Liaison, June 1, 2015, to July 31, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 05/20/2019. Last retrieved on 05/20/2019. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Public Awareness Committee consists of two co-chairs plus seven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms. Of the seven members, one is designated as a REFORMA rep to assist with Dia related activities. A Board representative if assigned to the committee. The co-chairs are appointed in alternating years. (Co-chairs + 7)

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Public Awareness Committee consists of two co-chairs plus seven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms. Of the seven members, one is designated as a REFORMA rep to assist with Dia related activities. A Board representative if assigned to the committee. The co-chairs are appointed in alternating years. (Co-chairs + 7)

Origin

Established in 2007 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

ALSC and ALA value committed and active committee members. Qualified ALSC members are welcome to volunteer to serve on ALSC's committees. 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 ALSC committees by filling out an ALSC committee volunteer form. Depending on the committee, appointments take place either in the spring or fall. Accordingly, committee service begins either following Annual Conference or Midwinter Meeting.

Staff Liaison

Angela Hubbard
ahubbard@ala.org
312-280-2163