Building Partnerships

Charge

To identify and disseminate information to ALSC members on how to build effective, cooperative, and/or innovative partnerships with organizations whose resources complement or support Youth Services. To collaborate as appropriate with other ALSC committees, other associations, and community agencies serving young children to initiate similar activities and projects.

Roster

Jackie Cassidy (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Soraya Anne-Machel Silverman-Montano (Co-Chair, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Amanda Bressler (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Keturah Cappadonia (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Shari Melisa Fesko (Member, August 4, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Leigh L. Fox (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Doris J. Gebel (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Anna Haase Krueger (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Sophia Kenney (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Patricia A. McLaughlin (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Erin Ford Nguyen (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Ms. Maren C. Ostergard (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mrs. Gayle Lynn Pulley (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Mary-Kate Sableski (Member, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Hadeal Salamah (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Patricia Cortez Valdovinos (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Angela Hubbard (Staff Liaison, June 1, 2015, to July 31, 2020)

Displaying active committee roster as of 11/23/2017. Last retrieved on 11/23/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Building Partnerships committee consists of two co-chairs plus fourteen members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving two-year terms. The co-chairs also serve two-year terms and are appointed in alternating years. (2 co-chairs + 14)

Origin

Established in 1968 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
312-280-1398