ALA Code of Conduct Committee

Code of Conduct Charge

To administer and apply the ALA Online Code of Conduct. This committee will provide transparent, consistent, and context-sensitive accountability to ensure mutual respect and community safety. It will take timely action in addressing and resolving any incidents on those platforms and channels. It will ensure that the Code of Conduct is updated according to the schedule in the Code, with opportunity for community input. It will publish an annual transparency report and communicate that report, along with any updates to the Code, to users of all ALA-affiliated platforms and channels. Finally, it will partner with ALA leadership and legal counsel to develop and maintain a strong and transparent procedures for handling incidents.


Dr. Sheri Edwards (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Elizabeth Nebeker (Member, April 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Virginia T. Seymour (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Cory Stevenson (Primary Staff Liaison, January 1, 2022, to June 30, 2030)
Melissa K. Walling (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2030)

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Code of Conduct Committee Composition

Seven (7) at-large members of the committee, including Co-Chairs.