Liaison to National Organizations

Charge

To explore, recommend, initiate and implement reciprocal ways of working with national organizations that serve children and youth or work for their benefit; to communicate to these organizations the role libraries and reading play in promoting education, development and civic engagement of youth; to promote the services and resources of ALA and ALSC to these organizations; to promote awareness of these organizations, activities, services and informational materials to ALSC members.

 

Roster

Mrs. Lori Coffey Hancock (Co-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Mrs. Beth Munk (Co-Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Cynthia A. Alaniz (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Holly L. Camino (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Betsy Crone (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Dr. Linda A. Gann (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Diana Garcia (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Joseph Gremillion (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Terry Hong (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Lisa Gangemi Kropp (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Judy Lasco (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Jennifer L. Longee (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Merri M. Monks (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mrs. Sylvie Juliet Shaffer (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Danielle A. Shapiro (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Arwen Christiana Ungar (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ashley Waring (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Patricia S. Arnold (Consultant, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Dan Bostrom (Staff Liaison, April 12, 2014, to April 12, 2017)
Joanna Ison (Staff Liaison, August 13, 2013, to August 14, 2015)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2008, to June 30, 2015)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/02/2014. Last retrieved on 10/02/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Liaison to National Organizations Committee consists of 16 members appointed from the ALSC membership at large, serving 3-year terms and led by two co-chairs. (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

Dan Bostrom
312-280-2164