Communities of Practice Assembly

Charge

The communities of practice assembly serves as a conduit of information for ACRL's sections and interest groups.

Roster

Jessica Hagman (Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
L Madden (Secretary, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Kalani J. Adolpho (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Glenda M. Alvin (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Tarida Anantachai (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Dr. Melissa Jeanne Anderson (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Victor Dominguez Baeza (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Deepa Banerjee (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Dawn Victoria Behrend (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Jessica Bennett (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Anna Marie Biszaha (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Lesley Brown (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Theresa G. Burress (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Sarah Carter (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Jennifer Castle (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Yu-Hui Chen (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Melissa Chim (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Carmen Cole (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Carla-Mae Crookendale (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Joseph Gordon Daines, III (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ilka Datig (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Kristina M. De Voe (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Dan Tam Thi Do (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Katherine Safiah Donaldson (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Beatrice Downey (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Andrew Dudash (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Mrs. Amy Dye-Reeves (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Ms. Jessica Sheara Epstein (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Kirsten Feist (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Bridgid Fennell (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Bonnie L. Fong (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Carrie Forbes (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Elizabeth R. Fox (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Laura Westmoreland Gariepy (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Katie E. Gibson (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Nancy Snyder Gibson (Member, April 21, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Samantha Godbey (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Melanie Griffin (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Michael Gutierrez (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Jessica Hagman (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Rachel Ellen Hamelers (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Victoria Ames Hart (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Patricia J. Hartman (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Scott Hertzberg (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Sandy Hervieux (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Theresa Hessey (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Valerie Hill (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Christina R. Hillman (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Mr. Jeff Hipsher (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Sarah Horowitz (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Katherine Elizabeth Howell (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Melissa Hubbard (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Matthew Weirick Johnson (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Ph.D. (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Anaya Jones (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Anaya Jones (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Renee Kiner (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Nathaniel King (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Alyssa Koclanes (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ashlynn Kogut (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Heather Koopmans (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Pamella R. Lach (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Sharon Ladenson (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Catherine L. Lantz (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Victoria Scarlett Lieggi (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Leslie Leslie Madden (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Zoeanna Aileen Mayhook (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Esther Medina Medina De Leon (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Linda Miles (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Joe Mocnik (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Virginia Lynn Moran (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Sarah Morris (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Kim Knox Norman (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Peggy I. Nzomo (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Karen O'Grady (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Mary Kathryn Oberlies (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Katie Odhner (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Rosaline Y. Odom (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Matt Ogborn (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Nicole Pagowsky (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Laurie Palumbo (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. H J. Pedelty (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Carla Downer Pritchett (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Patrice-Andre 'Max' Prud'homme (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Samuel R. Putnam (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Mrs. Mallary Rawls (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Stacy Reardon (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Hannah Gascho Rempel (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Amy Lynn Riegelman (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Emily L. Rimland (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Filipa Machado Rodrigues (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Walter Schlect (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Maura Seale (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Caitlin Shanley (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Jordan Scott Sly (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Kathleen Marie Smith (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Lisa Socci (Member, March 26, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Jill Sodt (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Mrs. Lorelei Rose Sterling (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Valerie Amele Tagoe (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Nicole Tubbs, (She/They) (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Chimene Elise Tucker (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Brian Vetruba (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Kari D. Weaver (Member, April 11, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Andre G. Wenzel (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Mr. Andrew C. Yager (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Dr. Mary Mallery (Board Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Yasmeen Shorish (Board Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Gena Parsons-Diamond (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Aleah Price (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

ALA Connect Space

Communities of Practice Discussion List
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You can post to the list by sending an email to ALA-ACRL-CoPA@connectedcommunity.org or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.

Composition

The ACRL Bylaws indicate that Communities of Practice Assembly shall consist of the chairs and vice-chairs of each Community of Practice, excluding discussion groups.

Subcommitees and Task Forces

The ACRL Bylaws indicate that Communities of Practice Assembly shall consist of the chairs and vice-chairs of each Community of Practice, excluding discussion groups.

Origin

The ACRL Bylaws authorize the ACRL Board to establish Communities of Practice and the Communities of Practice Assembly functions to facilitate the exchange of ideas among the various Communities of Practice. The Communities of Practice Assembly replaced Sections Council as a result of a revision to the ACRL Bylaws approved by the ACRL membership in 2008.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form. Committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer deadlines and requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org