Distance and Online Learning Section

Charge

Supports and promotes library services to off campus and distance education students; provides a vehicle for the professional development and exchange of ideas among librarians working with off campus and distance education students.
The official DOLS committee rosters are listed below, and the DOLS website is available here.

Roster

Amanda L. W. Ziegler
(Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Samantha Harlow
(Vice-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Heather A. Dalal
(Secretary, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Natalie Haber
(Past-Chair, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Dr. Melissa Atkinson
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Jessica Bennett
(Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Michael Courtney
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Erica England
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Natalie Haber
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Alexandra Hauser
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Andrea Hebert
(Member-at-Large, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Ashley T. Hoffman
(Member, June 30, 2019, to July 1, 2022)
Ms. Lindley Homol
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Anaya Jones
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Matthew L. LaBrake
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Tricia Ann Lantzy
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Janna Lynn Mattson
(Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Becca Neel
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Chelsea Nesvig
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Jessica O'Brien
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Victoria Raish
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Jennifer Rundels
(Member-at-Large, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ruth Slagle
(Member, June 30, 2020, to July 1, 2022)
Mr. Matt Stevons
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Neely Tang
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Ms. Chimene Elise Tucker
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Lindsey Wharton
(Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2021)
Amanda L. W. Ziegler
(Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor
(Archivist, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Cinthya Ippoliti
(Board Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)
Megan R. Griffin
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021)

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Composition

As of August 2023, DOLS had 1,543 members. The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Origin

The Distance Learning Section was established in 1991. At its November 18, 2019, virtual meeting, the ACRL Board of Directors approved renaming the “Distance Learning Section” to the “Distance and Online Learning Section,” at the request of the DLS Executive Committee. The name change officially goes into effect on September 1, 2020.

Staff Liaison

Megan Griffin
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: mgriffin@ala.org

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.