ALA Website Advisory Committee (WAC)

Charge

  • 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.

Roster

Mr. Aaron W. Dobbs (Chair, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Kathy L. Magarrell (ACRL Representative, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Rene J. Erlandson (Member, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Dora T. Ho (Executive Board Liaison, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Vicki D. Bloom (RUSA Representative, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Elizabeth A. Burns (ASCLA Representative, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Mr. Matt Hamilton (LITA Representative, July 1, 2010, to January 24, 2012)
Marsha A. Iverson (LLAMA Representative, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Travis Jonker (ALSC Representative, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Susan E. Marcin (ALCTS Representative, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Jessica Sullenberger (YALSA Representative, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012)
Ms. Jeanna Walker (AASL Representative, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
David Wasserman (PLA Representative, July 1, 2010, to June 30, 2012)
Carol Perruso (Publishing Representative, June 15, 2011, to May 31, 2012)
Ms. Deborah Gail Simmons (Intern, July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
Mr. Simon J.M. Healey (Accessibility Forum Chair, January 10, 2011, to June 30, 2013)
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)
Jenny Levine (Staff, March 13, 2009, to June 30, 2020)
Karen Muller (Staff, June 30, 2009, to June 30, 2013)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2011. Last retrieved on 07/28/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Website Advisory Committee consists of 16 members, with two-year, staggered terms. Includes a chairperson appointed annually. Classification of the 16 members:
  • 1 member from each of the 11 divisions, to be selected by the appointing officer of the divisions
  • 1 member selected by the Round Table Coordinating Committee rotated among the round tables
  • 1 member selected by the Publishing Committee
  • 2 members-at-large selected by the appointing officer
  • The chair of the ASCLA Accessibility Assembly is an ex officio member
The primary staff liaison is the director of ITTS.

Subcommittees & Task Forces

  • WAC Content Management Recognition Subcommittee
  • WAC Event Planner Subcommittee
  • WAC Strategic Plan Subcommittee