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 Karen Downing, University of Michigan Library 2021-2025
Acquisition and Collection Development Ann Roll, University of California-Fullerton 2019-2023
  Michael Levine-Clark, University of Denver 2021-2025
Art Libraries Claudia Covert, Rhode Island School of Design 2021-2025
  Elsa Loftis, Portland State University 2023-2027, 2nd term.
Audiovisual and Multimedia Monique Threatt, University of Indiana 2021-2025, 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 Tina Baich, IUPUI University Library 2019-2023
Education and Training Joan Weeks, Library of Congress 2019-2023, 2nd term
  Sandy Hirsh, San Jose State University 2021-2025
Government Information and Official Publications Susan Patterson, University of British Columbia 2019-2023
Government Libraries Julia Hiltz, Dept. of Defense, Pentagon Library 2021-2025
Health and BioSciences Libraries Michael Huang, Stony Brook University 2019-2023, 2nd term
Indigenous Matters Cindy Hohl, Kansas City Public Library 2021-2025
Information Literacy Merinda Hensley, University of Illinois 2023-2027, 2nd term.
Information Technology Evviva Weiraub Lajoie, University of Buffalo 2019-2023
Knowledge Management Frank Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago 2019-2023, 2nd term
Libraries Serving Persons with Print Disabilities Danielle Miller, Washington Talking Book and Braille Library 2021-2025
Libraries for Children and Young Adults Marianne Martens, Kent State University 2019-2023
Library Services to People with Special Needs No Representatives  
Library Buildings and Equipment No Representative  
Library and Research Services for Parliaments No Representative  
Library Services to Multicultural Populations Lan Gao, Cleveland Public Library 2021-2025, 2nd Term
Library Theory and Research Clara Chu, Mortenson Center for International Library Programs, University of Illinois 2021-2025, 2nd Term
Literacy and Reading  Saif Al-Jabri, Sultan Qaboos University 2021-2025
  Jenna Spiering, University of South Carolina 2019-2023
Local History and Genealogy Section Joyce Jelks 2019-2023, 2nd term
  Jennifer Brannock, University of Southern Mississippi 2021-2025
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 2021-2025, 2nd Term
National Libraries No Representative  
News Media Nina Servizzi, New York University 2019-2023
Preservation and Conservation No Representative  
Public Libraries Ramiro Salazar, San Antonio Public Library 2021-2025, 2nd Term
Rare Books and Special Collections Beth Turcy Kilmarx, Indiana University, PA 2019-2023, 2nd term
Reference and Information Services Kathleen Kern, University of Georgia 2019-2023
  Min Chou, New Jersey City University 2021-2025
School Libraries and Resource Centers No Representative  
Science and Technology Libraries Kara Whatley, California Institute of Technology 2021-2025
  Sandra Avila, University Central Florida 2019-2023
Serials and Other Continuing Resources Theron Westervelt 2019-2023, 2nd term
Social Science Libraries Celia Ememelhainz 2019-2023
  Abby Moore, UNC Charlotte 2021-2025
Statistics and Evaluations No Representative  
Subject Analysis and Access Richard Sapon-White 2021-2025



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 FMRT
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 MAGIRT
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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