CODES: Notable Books Council

Charge

CHARGE: To compile an annual list of Notable Books for use by the general reader and librarians who work with adult readers. The purpose of the list is to call attention to books published during the year which are significant additions to the world of books.

COMMITTEE TERMS: All CODES book and media award committees have one-year terms, renewable one year at a time for up to four consecutive years. The working  year for book and media award committees is February through January (e.g., February 2011 - January 2012). Term dates below indicate the date of the first year appointment and the end date of the last eligible year.

Roster

Craig Allan Clark (Chair, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Hilary Meg Albert (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Ms. Kristen Rae Allen-Vogel (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Rochelle Redmond Ballard (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Lizzie Gall (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Dr. Vicki L. Gregory (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Marlene A. Harris (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Mr. William Patrick Kelly, JR (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Lynn Lobash (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Christine Wells (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Louisa Whitfield-Smith (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Mrs. Mary Callaghan Zunt (Member, February 1, 2017, to February 15, 2018)
Leighann Wood (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2025)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/19/2017. Last retrieved on 10/19/2017. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

See RUSA or Section Bylaws.

Origin

See Committee Charge.

Get Involved

ALA values committed and active committee members. Qualified members are welcome to volunteer to serve on [insert committee name here]. Committee members must have an interest in the work of the committee; be able to attend Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings to participate in the meetings and activities of the committee; and be able to work between conferences via e-mail and ALA Connect. Express your interest in serving on this or other committees by filling out an application form. Appointments take place once a year, during the spring. Committee service usually begins following Annual Conference, about July 1.

Staff Liaison

Leighann Wood
Membership and Awards Program Specialist
lwood@ala.org
312-280-5837