Oral History Committee

Charge

To continue to collect audio taped interviews and individual recollections of leaders in the association for library service to children for the ALSC oral history collection; to report annually to the board on the status of the collection; to participate actively and to engage the participation of others in the further development of the collection through interviewing, reviewing individual tapes, preserving and reformatting, working to improve access to the collection, and calling the collection to the attention of researchers and others who would find it useful.

Roster

Mr. Christopher A. Brown (Chair, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Sharon McKellar (Chair, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Shawn S. Brommer (Member, March 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Shawn S. Brommer (Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Rachael Stein (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Emily Bredberg (Virtual Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Ms. Edith Campbell (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Amy Kellman (Virtual Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Sharon McKellar (Virtual Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Jacqueline J. Partch (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Georgina M. Rivas-Martinez (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Ellen Hunter Ruffin (Virtual Member, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2018)
Mary R. Voors (Virtual Member, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2020)
Marge Loch-Wouters (Consultant, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/16/2018. Last retrieved on 07/16/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Oral History Committee consists of a chair plus eight members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms (Chair + 8). This committee functions virtually.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The Oral History Committee consists of a chair plus eight members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 2-year terms (Chair + 8). This committee functions virtually.

Origin

Established in 2001 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

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