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 information 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, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Dr. Gordon Newton Baker (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Jodie L. Borgerding (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Helen M. Crosson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Chuck Gibson (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Mrs. Susan P. Kowalski (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Lisa Leyser (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Ms. Michelle Nicole Luhtala (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mrs. Silvana M. Mazo (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Terry Bronstein Ratoff (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Kim Baker (Intern, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Derrick Jefferson (Intern, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Sara Kelly Johns (ALA Executive Board Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Cathleen Bourdon (Staff Liaison, May 16, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Megan McFarlane (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)

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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.

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