Great Websites Committee

Charge

To administer and evaluate ALSC's great sites within the criteria and procedures established for selection and reconsideration. To complete other web site selection tasks as appropriate. To maintain communication with the children and technology committee. To work closely with the ALSC staff liaison and the director of the ALA public information office. The committee will function electronically.

Roster

Katherine Opal Scherrer (REFORMA Representative, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
John E. Peters (Co-Chair, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Ms. Kimberly Probert Grad (Co-Chair, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Paige Bentley-Flannery (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Ms. Lara Anne Crews (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2014)
Mr. Brandon M. Hines (Member, February 1, 2012, to January 31, 2014)
Ms. Suzanne Gayetsky Kovach (Member, February 1, 2012, to January 31, 2014)
Mr. Ted McCoy (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Lisa Taylor (Member, February 1, 2013, to January 31, 2015)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2011, to July 31, 2013)
Julie F. Roach (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 09/17/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Great Websites for Kids Committee Manual

Composition

The Great Websites Committee consists of 9 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by two committee co-chairs. (2 co-chairs + 7)

Origin

Established in 1999 as the 700+ Great Sites Task Force 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

Laura Schulte-Cooper
lschulte@ala.org 
312-280-2163