Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Assembly

Charge

The purpose of this EDI Assembly is to provide a forum for all groups within ALA and ALA-affiliated organizations working on initiatives related to equity, diversity, and inclusion to discuss their activities, identify opportunities for collaboration and coordination, and explore new initiatives related to the association’s strategic direction for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Roster

Suzan Antoinette Alteri
(Chair, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Suzan Antoinette Alteri
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mrs. Martha Alvarado Anderson, Librarian
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Jennifer Bartlett
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Andrea Baruzzi
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Jacqueline Belden
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Emily A. Bergman
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Amber Billey
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Nancy M. Bolt
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Janise Marie Buck
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Maisha Duncan Carey
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mr. John Andrew Clexton
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Jeffrey Cupo
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Kelly N. Czarnecki
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. LaKeshia NeShaun Darden
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Elizabeth De Coster
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Alicia Deal
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Jessica Leigh Denke
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Jennifer Embree
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Marianne Foley
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Dr. Amanda L. Folk
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Cathi M. Fuhrman
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Kathline Gomes
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Rhonda K. Gould
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Suzanne Grossman
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Samantha Harlow
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mr. Chad Hetterley
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Shana M. Higgins
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Lindsay Holbrook
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Robin Imperial
(Member, September 30, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Cinthya Ippoliti
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Dr. Kelli Hughes Jones
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Shannon D. Jones
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Dr. Alyse Jordan
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Rita Elizabeth King
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mr. Allan Martin Kleiman
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Katie Chamberlain Kritikos
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Kristina Jean Lareau
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mr. Mark D. Lee
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Mary Beth Lock
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Erika S. Long
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Andrea R. Malone
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Angela Mathieu
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Mariel Matthews
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Angela Maxwell
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. David L. McMillan
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Rachel Anne Dion Mencke
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. L Melanie Miller
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Stacey Sabrina Nunn
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Nadia Mira Orozco-Sahi
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Daniel C. Patton
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Cassandra Paul
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Allison Payne
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2029)
Mrs. Ziba Perez
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Jenn Phiambolis
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Abigail Leigh Phillips
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Hale Polebaum-Freeman
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Raymond Pun
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mrs. Ana Ramirez Luhrs
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Leigh Rockey
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Marisa Saam
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Margarita Carrillo Shawcross
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
April Sheppard
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Jennifer Shimada
(Member, August 1, 2023, to July 31, 2025)
Ms. Kris E. Springer
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Sally Stieglitz
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Monika Talaroc
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Lysha Thompson
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Ms. Naomi T.L. Toftness
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mrs. Lauren Nicole Tubbs, (She/They)
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Mrs. Mayra Turchiano
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Michele A. L. Villagran, Dr.
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Cynthia Marie Whitacre
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Dr. Julie Ann Winkelstein
(Member, August 1, 2022, to July 31, 2024)
Kevin Strowder
(Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)

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Composition

All groups within ALA and ALA-affiliated organizations working on initiatives related to equity, diversity, and inclusion are invited to send representatives. Individuals interested in equity, diversity, and inclusion are also welcomed to attend and participate. Volunteers will serve two-year terms on the assembly, with flexibility as needed.

Staff Liaison

Kevin Strowder, Director

ALA Office for Diversity, Literacy, and Outreach Services

kstrowder@ala.org