IFC Privacy Subcommittee

Charge

The Intellectual Freedom Committee's Privacy Subcommittee monitors ongoing privacy developments in technology (in cooperation with the Library Information Technology Association (LITA)), politics and legislation (in cooperation with the Committee on Legislation (COL)), as well as social and cultural trends that impact individual privacy and confidentiality, both in libraries and the wider world.   It is charged with identifying privacy needs and resources for librarians and library users; proposing action on resolutions, policies, and guidelines addressing privacy, confidentiality, and data security; developing educational, informational, and promotional projects addressing privacy, confidentiality, and data security issues; and collaborating with other member groups and organizations within and without ALA on matters within its charge.

Roster

Martin L. Garnar (Intellectual Freedom Committee Representative, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Erin Berman (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Helen Ruth Adams (Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Michelle Jude Gibeault (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Jenn Lynn Johnson (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Michael D. Kirby (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Melissa A. Matz (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Julie Oborny (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Paige Walker (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Sara Dallas (Legislation Representative, April 28, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Victoria Rose Kowanetz (NMRT Liaison, March 30, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Rebecca L. Moorman (IFRT Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Deborah Caldwell-Stone (Primary Staff Liaison, June 25, 2002, to June 30, 2025)
Kristin Pekoll (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2030)

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Staff Liaison

Deborah Caldwell-Stone
Deputy Director
ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom
dstone@ala.org
800) 545-2433, ext. 4224