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. John J. Burke (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Symphony Bruce (Vice-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. TORRI B. KELLOUGH (Secretary, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Mrs. Amy Dye-Reeves (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kristin Echtenkamp (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Mr. Edward Louis Gloor (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Amanda Izenstark (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Holly Allyce Jackson (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jennifer Jarson (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
John Siegel (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Karen Doster-Greenleaf (Liaison, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)

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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.

You can post to the list by sending an email to 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.

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