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

Julie M. Adamo (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Caitlin Shanley (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Erin Hvizdak (Secretary, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Sharon Ladenson (Past-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Ali Noel Gomez (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mrs. Monica D. Porter (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Newcomb Archives C/o Elizabeth Raub (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Jennifer R. Gilley (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Erin Hvizdak (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Renee Kiner (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Lorraine LaPrade (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Nicki Loder (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Nicki Loder (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Lalitha Nataraj (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Colleen Seale (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Maura Seale (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
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, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Lauren Carlton (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/22/2021. Last retrieved on 09/22/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

As of August 2020, WGSS had 885 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

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