Digital Literacy Committee

Charge

To help public libraries meet community needs related to digital literacy and use of technology; to collect and disseminate information on digital literacy resources, tools and strategies which might be applied in public library operations; to advice staff and contractors on the development and promotion of PLA's digital literacy products; to provide channels of communication for sharing among public librarians about digital literacy; to serve as a liaison body with the ALA Office for Library Advocacy, the ALA Washington Office, and others as needed on issues related to the digital divide and digital literacy; and to work with PLA Board and staff toward achieving PLA strategic planning goals.

Roster

Mrs. Monica Marie Dombrowski (Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Kate Elizabeth Alleman (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Ms. Trisha A. Burns (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Helen M. Crosson (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Athanasia Fitos (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Elizabeth M. Joseph (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Kevin A. R. King (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Lynda Y. Rudd (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Suzanne Wulf (Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/22/2017. Last retrieved on 10/22/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

This committee will consist of 1 chair and up to 10 members (minimum 1 chair and 4 members).

Origin

Created by the Board of Directors at its Spring 2017 meeting.

Get Involved

To be a thriving, vibrant organization, PLA must have committed and active committee members. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please read and fill out the online volunteer form.

  • Volunteers are accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Appointments are made by the PLA President and President-Elect, primarily in the spring.
  • Volunteers must be members of ALA and PLA.

Staff Liaison

Scott Allen
Deputy Director
312-280-5858
sallen@ala.org