Literacy Assembly

Charge

To establish a focal point within ALA that will emphasize the Association's continuing commitment to multiple literacies beyond divisional and unit membership committees; to provide an opportunity for broad representation of the membership and affiliated groups to exchange information and share ideas, identify concerns and omissions, and coordinate programming; and, to develop and promote strategies for increased literacy activity within the Association.

Roster

Gwendolyn N. Weaver (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Daniel Warren Cardwell (ACRL Rep, ALA Literacy Assembly, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2023)
Brandon Wright Adler (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Cassandra G. Barnett (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mrs. LaMoya Nicole Burks (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Stephanie R. Freas (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Brian G. Fulton (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Stephanie S. Rodriguez (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Sandy Schiefer (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Dwain Teague (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Gwenn Weaver (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Lacy Wolfe (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Robbie Leah Nickel (AASL Representative, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Meggan Houlihan (LIRT Representative, July 31, 2019, to July 31, 2022)
Ms. Kimberly S. Hughes (Committee Associate, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Brandi Veal (Committee Associate, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Amber Hayes (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025)
Kristin Lahurd (Primary Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2022)

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Membership

The Literacy Assembly is made up of representatives appointed by the leadership of ALA’s divisions, round tables, and committees.

Expectations

The Literacy Assembly will facilitate communication between and among ALA’s offices, divisions, and roundtables. Assembly members will work with the Committee on Literacy to ensure that there is broad knowledge of ALA’s diverse literacy initiatives. Assembly members will identify and promote literacy programming of all kinds and all literacy-related awards and publications.

Staff Liaison

Kristin Lahurd

klahurd@ala.org

(312) 280-3275