Committee, Jury & Task Force Chair Information

To access additional information about these groups, visit the list of committees page.  From there you can access links to each group's web page which provide details about their work and scope.l

AASL/ALSC/YALSA Committee on School and Public Library Cooperation
Chair: April Witteveen (YALSA)
Board Liaison: Melissa McBride 
Staff/Contractor Liaison: Linda Braun

ALSC/Booklist/YALSA Odyssey Award Committee 
Chair: Stephanie Charlefour (YALSA)
Board Liaison: Ellen Spring
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Alex Award Committee 
Chair: Kali Olson
Liaison:Amber Creger 
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Amazing Audiobooks Blogging Team
Coordinator:Erin Durrett
Liaison: The Hub Manager 
Staff Liaison:  Taylor Crossley

Annual Conference Marketing & Local Arrangements
Chair: TBD
Board Liaison: Todd Krueger
Staff Liaison: Nichole O'Connor 

Best Fiction Blogging Team
Coordinator: Lorraine Roussin
Liaison:  The Hub Manager
Staff Liaison: Taylor Crossley

Book Awards Committees' Oversight Committee
Chair: Robert Bittner
Board Liaison: Todd Krueger
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Division and Membership Promotion Committee 
Chair: Yvette Garcia
Board Liaison: Colleen Seisser
Staff Liaison:  Letitia Smith

Editorial Advisory Board (YALS & YALSAblog)
Chair:   Allison Renner
Board Liaison: Mega Subramaniam
Staff Liaison: Anna Lam

Executive Committee
Chair: Crystle Martin
Board Liaison: N/A

Financial Advancement Committee 
Chair: Kate Denier
Board Liaison: Vicki Emery
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Graphic Novel Selection Blogging Team
Coordinator: Tina Lerno
Liaison:
The Hub Manager
Staff Liaison: 
Taylor Crossley 

Hub Advisory Board
Chair: Stephen Ashley
Board Liaison:Crystle Martin
Staff Liaison:  Anna Lam 

JRLYA Advisory Board 
Chair: Jennifer Luetkemeyer
Board Liaison: Kafi Kumasi
Staff Liaison:  Anna Lam 

Margaret Edwards Committee 2019
Chair: Rebecca Denham
Liaison Robert Bittner
Staff Liaison: Nichole O'Connor

Mentoring Taskforce
Chair: TBD
Board Liaison: Linda Braun
Staff/Contractor Liaison:Linda Braun

Michael L. Printz Award 2019
Chair: Rachel Fryd
Board Liaison: Betsy Fraser
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Midwinter Marketing & Local Arrangements Taskforce
Chair: TBD
Board Liaison: TBD
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor 

Morris Award Committee 2019
Chair: Charli Osborne
Liaison: Robert Bittner
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Nonfiction Award 2019
Chair: Renee Lyons
Liaison:Kristyn Dorfman
Staff Liaison:  NIchole O'Connor

Organization and Bylaws Committee 
Chair:  Valerie Tagoe
Board Liaison: N/A
Staff Liaison: YALSA Executive Director

President's Implementation Taskforce
Chair: TBD
Board Liaison: Crystle Martin
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Quick Picks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Allison Stevens
Liaison: The Hub Manager
Staff Liaison:  Taylor Crossley

Research Committee 
Chair:  Kim Becnel
Board Liaison: Sandra Hughes Hassell
Staff/Contractor Liaison: Linda Braun

Summer Learning Taskforce
Chair: Kylie Peters
Board Liaison: Jane Gov
Staff Liaison:  Taylor Crossley

Teen Programming HQ
Chair:  Dawn Abron
Board Liaison: Franklin Escobedo
Staff Liaison: Anna Lam

Teens' Top Ten Committee
Chair:  Micki Waldrop
Board Liaison: Franklin Escobedo
Staff Liaison: 
Nichole O'Connor