Spectrum Advisory Committee, a subcommittee of the Committee on Diversity


To oversee, coordinate, support, and advocate for activities of the spectrum scholarship program and related diversity pre-professional development activities; to recommend potential award jurors to the ALA office for diversity for the spectrum award process; to appoint a working group that plans and executes the spectrum institute; to support a spectrum scholars interest group; and to make recommendations on and support fundraising and marketing initiatives related to the family of spectrum scholarship program activities.


Jody Gray (Staff Liaison, November 1, 2015, to June 30, 2020)
Gwendolyn Prellwitz (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)

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The Spectrum Advisory Committee consists of 10-15 members appointed by the Chair of the Committee on Diversity serving 2 year terms and led by a chair, appointed annually.

Subcommittees & Task Forces

  • Spectrum Scholars Interest Group
  • Spectrum Jury