ALA Website Advisory Committee (WAC)
- To develop, review and recommend to council association policies for the ALA website.
- To recommend editorial or structural guidelines for the ALA website.
- To provide advice to the ALA executive director responsible for implementing such policies and guidelines.
- To provide an ongoing channel for member communication by working closely with other units, committees and offices of the association.
- To make recommendations concerning technical issues or changes to the ALA website, including evaluating, testing and implementing web-based products and services used by association members or by the public.
- To advise the association on priorities and strategies that promote utilization and continued development of the ALA website.
Ron Block (Chair, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Mr. John Morris Jackson, II (ACRL Representative, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Steven W. Pryor, II (Member, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Peggy Barber (United For Libraries Representative, September 10, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Nancy M. Bolt (ASCLA Representative, December 30, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Ms. Erin E. Boyd (ALCTS Representative, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Mrs. Jodie Gambill (LITA Representative, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Erin Rushton (RUSA Representative, September 10, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Gina Seymour (YALSA Representative, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Paula Willey (ALSC Representative, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2016)
Liza Lereese Booker (Intern, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2016)
Jennifer Peters (Intern, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Mr. Simon J.M. Healey (Accessibility Forum Chair, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
John C. DeSantis (Board Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Pamela Yvonne Akins (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2020)
Sherri L. Vanyek (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2002, to June 30, 2020)
Ms. Mary W. Ghikas (Staff, June 30, 2009, to July 1, 2020)
Louise Gruenberg, MAE, MSLIS (Staff, December 1, 2008, to June 30, 2020)
Julianna Kloeppel (Staff, January 19, 2016, to June 30, 2020)
Jenny Levine (Staff, March 13, 2009, to June 30, 2020)
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Public Posts from ALA Connect
- ALA Annual Meeting 2016 Meeting Room Change
- ALA Annual Meeting 2016 Agenda
- 2016 Annual Conference ITTS Report to WAC
- Midwinter 2016 Meeting Minutes
- 2016 Midwinter ITTS Report to WAC
- Draft Agenda for ALAMW Meeting
- WAC Updates
- Revised ALA Responsive Redesign Comp Available as Image File
- Virtual WAC Meeting Recording for October 30, 2015
- Timing of Responsive Design Launch and Website Search Engine
The Website Advisory Committee consists of 15 members serving two year terms.
Eleven member representatives are designated by their respective divisions. The round table representative is appointed by the Round Table Coordinating Committee, and the Publishing Committee also appoints a representative. Two members at large complete the committee roster.
WAC is led by a chair, appointed annually from the committee's membership by the appointing officer (incoming ALA president).
Primary staff liaison is the director of ITTS.
Subcommittees & Task Forces
WAC Content Management Recognition Subcommittee
WAC Event Planner Subcommittee
WAC Strategic Plan Subcommittee