IS Mentoring Program Committee

Charge

To manage, promote, and assess the Mentoring Program whereby experienced instruction librarians are recruited to serve as mentors to newer librarians or librarians new to instruction or to the Instruction Section. Tasks include updating guidelines and procedures, linking mentors with mentees, tracking program participants, providing support to the volunteer mentors and mentees, updating and maintaining online resources relating to good mentoring practices, and assessing the program. The committee will continue to explore opportunities for collaboration with other mentoring programs within the American Library Association.

Roster

Mr. Edward Louis Gloor
(Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Amanda Izenstark
(Vice-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Kristy Lueshen
(Secretary, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Kirsten Feist
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Megan Fitzgibbons
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Carolina Hernandez
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Torri B. Kellough
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sharon Ladenson
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Bill Marino
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Lisa Martin
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Juliet Taylor Rumble
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

IS Mentoring Program Committee List

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

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ALA-ACRL-IS-Mentor@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.