RBMS Diversity Committee

Charge

To encourage members of underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to join and participate in RBMS; to recruit members of these groups into the Special Collections profession; to partner with other groups in the library field that focus on diversity or diverse collections; to generate and facilitate seminars, workshops, and programs about collecting materials related to racial and ethnic groups and providing outreach to patrons from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Roster

Kristen Mapes (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Julie K. Tanaka (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Jeremy Wil Brett (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Alison Clemens (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Meghan Read Constantinou (Member, June 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Mr. Joseph R. Diaz (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Anna E. Dysert (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Micah Jared Hoggatt (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Ursula Romero (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Dr. Marian M. Toledo Candelaria (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Rebecca Wingfield (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Leslie J. Winter (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)

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Resources

ALA Connect Community

RBMS Diversity 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-RBMS-Diversity@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

Lauren Carlton
Program Officer
Association of College & Research Libraries
American Library Association
E-mail: lcarlton@ala.org