ACRL Representatives Assembly

Charge

The ACRL Board of Directors is responsible for representing ACRL within ALA and beyond. As one of the approaches for fulfilling this responsibility, the Board has established ACRL Representative positions. The ACRL Representative Assembly consists of the current ACRL Representatives. ACRL Representative responsibilities are detailed in Chapter 7 of the ACRL Guide to Policies and Procedures.

Roster

Walter Butler (ACRL Rep, Committee on Education, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Angela M. Gooden (ACRL Rep, Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2022)
Brian Stearns (ACRL Rep, ALCTS Com on Cataloging: Description & Access, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Michelle Urberg (ACRL Rep, ALCTS Com on Cataloging: Description & Access, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Carolyn Henderson Allen (ACRL Rep, ALA Planning & Budget Assembly, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Sandy Avila (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Dawn Behrend (ACRL Rep, ALA Chapter Relations Committee, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Agnes K. Bradshaw (ACRL Rep, ALA Recruitment Assembly, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Lisa Lee Broughman (ACRL Rep, ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Daniel Warren Cardwell (ACRL Rep, ALA Literacy Assembly, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Claudia Trevathan Covert (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Karen E. Downing (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Celia Emmelhainz (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Jeffrey Graveline (ACRL Rep, ALA Digital Content Working Group, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jeremy Gunnoe (ACRL Rep, ALA Freedom to Read Foundation, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Merinda Kaye Hensley (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Beth Turcy Kilmarx (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Kathryn Kuntz (ACRL Rep, GODORT Representative, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Michael Levine-Clark (ACRL Rep, ALA International Relations Planning Group, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Elsa Feiring Loftis (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Russell S. Michalak (ACRL Rep, ALA Membership Promotion Task Force, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Michele Lynn Mikkelsen (ACRL Rep, ALA Recruitment Assembly, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Abigail H. Moore (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Megan Jane Oakleaf (ACRL Rep, ALA Professional Ethics, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Lisa Pillow (ACRL Rep, ALA Committee on Library Advocacy, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Deirdre A. Scaggs (ACRL Rep, ALA Emerging Leaders Working Group, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Anne M. Sleeman (ACRL Rep, ALA Information Technoology Advisory Committee, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kimberly Burke Sweetman (ACRL Rep, ALA New Member Roundtable Liaison Coordination & Support Committee, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Kara M. Whatley (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Diann Smothers (ACRL Rep, RUSA Accessibility Assembly, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Elois Sharpe (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.

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

Allison Payne
Program Manager for Strategic Initiatives
Association of College and Research Libraries
American Library Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Ste 1300
Chicago, IL 60601-7616
Work: (312) 280-2519
E-mail: apayne@ala.org