ALA Representation on IFLA Standing Committees

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ALA Units and IFLA Sections

To assure that highly qualified candidates represent ALA on IFLA section standing committees the following units are asked to bring forward nominations for ALA representatives. Once selected to serve on IFLA committees the representatives should report back to the units, with copies to the International Relations Office, on activities within the IFLA section.

Current ALA Representatives to IFLA Standing Committees
Academic and General Research Libraries No Representative  
Acquisition and Collection Development  Ann Roll, University of California-Fullerton 2019-2023
Art Libraries Danielle De Jaeger-Loftus, University of South Dakota 2017-2021, 2nd term
Audiovisual and Multimedia Monique Threatt, University of Indiana 2019-2023, 2nd term
  Deborah Benrubi, University of San Francisco 2019-2023, 2nd term
Bibliography Rebecca Lubas, Claremont University Consortium 2019-2023, 2nd
Cataloguing No Representative  
Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Ray Pun, Alder Graduate School of Education 2019-2023
Document Delivery & Resource Sharing No Representative  
Education and Training Michael Gutierrez, New Mexico University Library 2017-2021
  Joan Weeks, Library of Congress 2019-2023, 2nd term
Government Information and Official Publications Susan Patterson, University of British Columbia 2019-2023
  Geoffrey Swindells, Northwestern University Library 2017-2021
Government Libraries Richard Huffine, Consumer Financial Protection 2017-2021
Health and BioSciences Libraries Michael Huang, Stony Brook University 2019-2023, 2nd term
Indigenous Matters Steve Stratton, Broome Library 2017-2021
Information Literacy Min Chou, New Jersey City University 2017-2021, 2nd term
  Merinda Hensley, University of Illinois 2019-2023
Information Technology Evviva Weiraub Lajoie, University of Buffalo 2019-2023
Knowledge Management Eva Semertzaki, Bank of Greece, Library 2017-2021, 2nd term
  Frank Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago 2019-2023, 2nd term
Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities No Representative   
Libraries for Children and Young Adults Marianne Martens, Kent State University 2017-2021
Library Services to People with Special Needs Nancy Bolt, Nancy Bolt & Associates 2017-2021, 2nd term
Library Buildings and Equipment No Representative  
Library and Research Services for Parliaments No Representative  
Library Services to Multicultural Populations Lan Gao, Cleveland Public Library 2017-2021
Library Theory and Research Clara Chu, University of Illinois 2017-2021
Literacy and Reading  Alisson Kaplan, Information School University of Wisconsin-Madison 2017-2021
  Jenna Spiering, University of South Carolina 2019-2023
Local History and Genealogy Section Joyce Jelks 2019-2023, 2nd term
  Helen Gbala, College of DuPage 2017-2021
Management and Marketing Jeannie Bail, University of New Brunswick 2019-2023
Management of Library Associations Loida Garcia-Febo, New Wave 2019-2023
Metropolitan Libraries Carolyn Anthony, Skokie Public Library 2017-2021
National Libraries No Representative  
News Media Nina Servizzi, New York University 2019-2023
Preservation and Conservation Becky Ryder, Keeneland Library 2017-2021, 2nd term
Public Libraries No Representative  
Rare Books and Manuscripts Danielle Culpepper, University of Virginia 2017-2021
  Beth Turcy Kilmarx, Indiana University, PA 2019-2023, 2nd term
Reference and Information Services Kathleen Kern, University of Georgia 2019-2023
School Libraries and Resource Centers Karen Gavigan, University of South Carolina 2017-2021, 2nd term
Science and Technology Libraries Tara Radniecki, University of Nevada, Reno 2017-2021
  Sandra Avila, University Central Florida 2019-2023
Serials and Other Continuing Resources Theron Westervelt 2019-2023, 2nd term
  Meg Mering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries 2017-2021
Social Science Libraries Celia Ememelhainz 2019-2023
  Lynda Kellam, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2017-2021
Statistics and Evaluations No Representative  
Subject Analysis and Access George Praeger, New York University Law School Library 2017-2021, 2nd term


Standing Committees and ALA Units Responsible for Nominating Representatives
Standing Committee ALA Unit
Academic and Research Libraries ACRL
Acquisition & Collection Development CORE
Art Libraries ACRL
Audiovisual & Multimedia VRT
Bibliography CORE
Cataloguing CORE
Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning HRDR
Document Delivery & Resource Sharing RUSA
Education & Training COE
Genealogy and Local History RUSA
Geography & Maps Libraries MAGERT
Government Information & Official Publications GODORT
Government Libraries RUSA (FAFLIG)
Health Biosciences Libraries IRC
Indigenous Matters ODLOS
Information Literacy ACRL/AASL
Information Technology CORE
Knowledge Management CORE
Libraries for Children and Young Adults ALSC/YALSA
Libraries Services Persons with Print Disabilities CORE
Library Services to People with Special Needs ODLOS
Library Buildings & Equipment CORE
Library & Research Services for Parliaments CORE
Library Services to Multicultural Populations EMIERT
Library Theory & Research LRRT
Literacy and Reading  ALSC/YALSA
Management & Marketing CORE
Management of Library Associations IRC
Metropolitan Libraries PLA
National Libraries IRC
News Media CORE
Preservation & Conservation CORE
Public Libraries PLA
Rare Books & Manuscripts ACRL
Reference & Information Services RUSA
School Libraries AASL
Science & Technology Libraries ACRL
Serials and Other Continuing Resources CORE
Social Science Libraries ACRL
Statistics and Evaluations CORS
Subject Analysis and Access CORE


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