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: Sharon Haupt (ALSC)
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Alex Award Committee 
Chair: Paula Gallagher 
Liaison: Laura Jean Giunta 
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Amazing Audiobooks Blogging Team
Coordinators:Brittany Garcia and Samantha Jackson 
Liaison: The Hub Manager 
Staff Liaison:  Taylor Crossley

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

Best Fiction Blogging Team
Coordinator: Kimmie DePinto
Liaison:  The Hub Manager
Staff Liaison: Taylor Crossley

Board Development Committee
Chair: Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Board Liaison: Crystle Martin
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

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: Dora Ho
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

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:
Staff Liaison:  Anna Lam 

Margaret Edwards Committee 2020
Chair: Dawn McMillan 
Liaison: Charli Gluck
Staff Liaison: Nichole O'Connor

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

Michael L. Printz Award 2020
Chair: Kim Farnsworth 
 Liaison: Betsy Fraser
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Midwinter Marketing & Local Arrangements Taskforce
Chair: Rachel Adams
Board Liaison: Ryan Moniz
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor 

Morris Award Committee 2020
Chair:Terrence Young 
Liaison: Joel Shoemaker
Staff Liaison:  Nichole O'Connor

Nonfiction Award 2020
Chair: Rachel Adams
Liaison: Katie Richert
Staff Liaison:  NIchole O'Connor

Organization and Bylaws Committee 
Chair:  Valerie Tagoe
Board Liaison: N/A
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

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

Quick Picks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Lorraine Roussin
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

Teen Read Week/Teen Tech Week Taskforce
Chair: Kelsey Socha
Board Liaison: TBD
Staff Liaison: Anna Lam

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

22x20 Taskforce
Chair: Yvette Garcia
Board Liaison: Josie Watanabe
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels