Women & Gender Studies Section

Charge

The Women & Gender Studies Section (WGSS) of the Association of College & Research Libraries was formed to discuss, promote, and support women's studies collections and services in academic and research libraries.

The official WGSS committee rosters are listed below, and the WGSS website is available here.

Roster

Caitlin Shanley (Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Kari D. Weaver (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Elia Trucks (Secretary, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Julie M. Adamo (Past-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ali Noel Gomez (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Cindy Ingold (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Monica D. Porter (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Alison Wessel (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lorraine LaPrade (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Nicki Loder (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jessica Szempruch (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Dr. Kari D. Weaver (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Yasmeen Shorish (Board Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/02/2022. Last retrieved on 10/02/2022. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2021, WGSS had 894 members.

Origin

The Women's Studies Section was established in 1987. In 2011, the section changed its name to Women & Gender Studies Section. At its 25th anniversary, the history of the section was presented.

Get Involved

Volunteers will need to complete the volunteer form by February 15 for committee service that begins July 1. More information, including volunteer requirements, can be found on the ACRL volunteer site.

Staff Liaison

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