Membership Committee

Charge

To plan campaigns for recruiting and securing new members for ALSC at the national, state, regional, and local levels. To serve as a channel for communication on membership matters between the ALA membership task force and the division. To plan and assume responsibility for conference orientation sessions and to welcome and introduce new members to ALSC purposes and procedures.

Roster

Amy Seto Forrester (Co-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Tanya A. Prax (Co-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Keary Bramwell (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Jonathan Dolce (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Abby Johnson (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Mrs. Allison M. Knight (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Melody T. Leung (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Nicole Powell (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Jacqueline Quinn Quinn (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Deidre Winterhalter (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Amy E. Koester (Consultant, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Elizabeth Serrano (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2020, to July 31, 2022)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/29/2020. Last retrieved on 09/29/2020. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Membership Committee consists of eleven members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms and led by two committee co-chairs, appointed in alternating years. (2 co-chairs + 9)

Origin

Established in 1976 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

Vital professional associations are the result of engaged and committed member leaders! If you are interested in serving ALSC on a committee, please read and complete the online volunteer form

  • Process committees (non-award committees) are appointed in early spring (Jan-May)
  • Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

The Vice-President/President-Elect begins making his/her process committee appointments in February/March. In August/September, after being seated as President, he/she will then begin filling fall appointments.

Learn More about ALSC Committees and Volunteering

Volunteering and the Appointments Process
“What Does That Committee Do” 

Staff Liaison

Membership/Marketing Specialist
312-280-2163