DSS Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

Charge

To identify and advocate for appropriate action related to issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in academic librarianship, including: recruitment, advancement, and retention of underrepresented groups to digital scholarship roles; advising the Executive Board on programming and engagement in support of diverse perspectives and experiences; and encouraging active participation by DSS membership in anti-oppressive practices in the digital scholarship community.

Roster

Ms. Diana Jones Castillo
(Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Jennifer Lynn Hootman
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Pamella R. Lach
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Russell S. Michalak
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Karla D. Stewart
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Elias Tzoc
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

DSS Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee List

Official members of this section committee are automatically added to the committee’s Connect space and subscribed to the email list.

You can post to the list by sending an email to

ALA-ACRL-DSS-EDI@ConnectedCommunity.org or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.

Composition

The committee composition is determined by section leadership.

Staff Liaison

Lauren Carlton

Program Officer

Association of College & Research Libraries

American Library Association

E-mail: lcarlton@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.