Public Awareness Committee (PAC)

Charge

To develop programs that promote libraries and library issues nationwide. To assist ALA members in promoting their libraries at the local, state and national levels. To work closely with the ALA Public Awareness Office and ALA officers, committees and units in developing and coordinating promotional and marketing programs and tools for libraries, librarians and ALA, including National Library Week and other national campaigns focused on the continuing support of libraries.

Roster

Ms. Nancy R. Dowd (Chair, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Jodie L. Borgerding (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Helen M. Crosson (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Nicolle Eileen Ingui Davies (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Ms. Nancy R. Dowd (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Chuck Gibson (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Ms. Samantha Cordell Helmick (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mrs. Silvana M. Mazo (Member, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Christina Pryor (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Cat Silvers (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Amy Steinbauer (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Travis C. Bautz (Intern, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Derrick Jefferson (Intern, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Sara Kelly Johns (ALA Executive Board Liaison, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2016)
Jeff Julian (Staff Liaison, January 1, 2016, to June 30, 2018)
Megan McFarlane (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2016)

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Composition

The Public Awareness Committee consists of 10 members appointed by the Council Committee on Committees, in cooperation with the ALA president-elect, serving 2 year terms and led by a Chair, appointed annually.