CODES: Sophie Brody Medal

Charge

To administer an award to the U.S. author of the most distinguished contribution to Jewish literature (fiction and/or non-fiction) for adults published in the United States in the preceding year.

Roster

Mrs. Erin Fishman (Chair, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Ms. Samantha Cordell Helmick (Member, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Ms. Jennifer Jumba (Member, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Adela Peskorz (Member, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Mrs. Kristine Marie Sandy (Member, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Janet Schneider (Member, February 1, 2019, to January 31, 2020)
Bill Ladewski (RUSA Executive Director, October 8, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Ninah Moore (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Shuntai Sykes (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)
Melissa Vanyek (Staff Liaison, October 1, 2018, to December 31, 2099)

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Composition

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

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Origin

See Committee Charge.

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Staff Liaison

Ninah Moore

Training and Events Coordinator

nmoore@ala.org