WGSS Collections Committee


Monitors the ongoing and emerging issues related to collections for gender and women’s studies. The committee will identify and evaluate relevant resources in all formats, including but not limited to the coverage of women and gender issues in reference tools, databases, online historical collections, and other research resources. The committee recommends and implements projects and informs the section of developments in this area.


Erin Hvizdak
(Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Regina Beach-Bertin
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Melissa F. Gonzalez
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Michaela Keating
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Dr. Alexis L. Pavenick
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Colleen Seale
(Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)

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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.