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

Alicia M. Pearson (ACRL Rep, LC Cataloging in Pub Advisory Board, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Sandy Avila (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Ryan F. Buller (ACRL Rep, ALA Intellectual Freedom Committee, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Maisha Duncan Carey (ACRL Rep, ALA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Assembly, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Leslin H. Charles (ACRL Rep, ALA COLA Ecosystem Subcommittee, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Kim Copenhaver (ACRL Rep, ALA Committee on Library Advocacy, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Claudia Trevathan Covert (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Laura Doublet (ACRL Rep, Committee on Cataloging: Description & Access, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Karen E. Downing (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Mr. Eric Anthony Edwards (ACRL Rep, ALA Chapter Relations Committee, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Erin L. Ellis (ACRL Rep, ALA I Love My Librarian Award Committee, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Jeremy Gunnoe (ACRL Rep, ALA Freedom to Read Foundation, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Merinda Kaye Hensley (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Ms. Whitney R. Hilley (ACRL Rep, ALA Professional Ethics, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Heather Howard (ACRL Rep, ALA Emerging Leaders Working Group, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Mrs. Alyssa Koclanes (ACRL Rep, Committee on Cataloging: Description & Access, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
LeRoy Jason LaFleur (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Michael Levine-Clark (ACRL Rep, ALA International Relations Planning Group, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Leo S. Lo (ACRL Rep, ALA Appointments, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Elsa Loftis (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Mrs. Michele Lynn Mikkelsen (ACRL Rep, ALA Recruitment Assembly, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Joe Mocnik (ACRL Rep, ALA Planning & Budget Assembly, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Honor Moody (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2027)
Ms. Abigail H. Moore (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Casandra Norin (ACRL Rep, Committee on Education, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kristi L. Palmer (ACRL Rep, ALA Literacy Assembly, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Christopher Lee Proctor, II (ACRL Rep, ALA Workgroup for Standardization of Division Membership Dues, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Anne M. Sleeman (ACRL Rep, ALA Information Technoology Advisory Committee, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Diann Smothers (ACRL Rep, RUSA Accessibility Assembly, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Kimberly Burke Sweetman (ACRL Rep, ALA New Member Roundtable Liaison Coordination & Support Committee, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Kathryn Whalen (ACRL Rep, GODORT Representative, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Kara M. Whatley (ACRL Rep, IFLA, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Allison Payne (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Elois Sharpe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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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