Marketing and Communications Committee

Community of Practice: Assessment

Charge: To promote awareness of the Assessment Community and its activities through internal and external communication using the website, social media, ALA publications, and other avenues such as meet-ups at assessment conferences.


Jaleh Fazelian (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Cinthya Ippoliti (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Mrs. Mary Thornton Moser (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Anna C. Popp (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Meg K. Scharf (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Cat Silvers (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022)

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Our Work


  • Increase awareness of the Assessment Community; increased attendance at AC webinars and programs; increased expressions of interest in AC through membership requests

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Approx. 20 hours over one year for meetings, virtual collaboration and project work

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Knowledge or experience with marketing and social media
  • Knowledge of units of ALA and other nonprofit/for-profit providers

Staff Contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward,, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland,, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Ongoing consultation with the leader of the Assessment Community of Practice leader: Consuella Askew, 2017-2018 membership cycle, and others active within LLAMA’s Assessment Community
  • Leadership and coordination of LLAMA’s engagement in assessment topics
  • Access to funding upon request and review
  • Virtual meeting support