Endowment Trustees

Charge

The Trustees have the authority to hold, invest, reinvest and disburse endowment funds as directed by the Executive Board; recommend endowment operating procedures and assumptions to the Executive Board; select endowment investment managers; report endowment performance to the Executive Board, Council and Membership.

Roster

Janice D. Welburn
(Senior Trustee, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Brett Bonfield
(Trustee, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2027)
Ms. Maggie Farrell
(Trustee, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, Retired
(Trustee, July 1, 2020, to July 31, 2026)
James G. Neal
(Trustee, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Shali Zhang
(Trustee, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2027)
Dr. Peter D. Hepburn
(Treasurer, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Tami Blair
(Staff Liaison, March 15, 2023, to June 30, 2050)
Ms. Leslie B. Burger
(Staff Liaison, November 16, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Denise Moritz
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2031)
Sheryl Reyes
(Staff Liaison, September 8, 2020, to December 31, 2099)
Holly Robison
(Staff Liaison, September 8, 2020, to December 31, 2099)
Dina Tsourdinis
(Staff Liaison, December 13, 2021, to June 30, 2030)

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Resources

ALA Endowment Informational Documents

Policy and Procedure Manual

Manual is currently being updated and will be posted Summer 2024.

Endowment Trustees Meeting Minutes

Winter 2024
Fall 2023
Spring 2023
Winter 2023
Fall 2022

Endowment Trustee Reports to the ALA Executive Board

Recent Endowment Trustee Reports to the ALA Executive Board are available on the ALA Executive Board Documents page (Series 13). Please note member login is required to access documents.

Treasurer's Page

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Composition

Six (6) trustees apponted by the Executive Board, with staggered 3-year terms and the ALA Treasurer (ex-officio, non-voting).

Meeting schedule

The Endowment Trustees meet three times per year and as needed.

Staff Liaison

Dina Tsourdinis, CFO
American Library Association
225 N Michigan, Ave Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
dtsourdinis@ala.org