WGSS Membership Committee


To welcome new members and recruit prospective members to the section; to encourage members to participate in section activities; to periodically poll former members about WGSS; to serve as a link between ALA/ACRL membership committees and the section; to host the WGSS social hour at conferences; to communicate with other women's groups, both inside and outside of ALA; and to further the goals of WGSS.


Lorraine LaPrade (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Cathrine H. Boyer (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Megan Lounsberry (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Kestrel S. Ward (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)

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ALA Connect Community

WGSS Membership 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-WGSS-Membership@ConnectedCommunity.org or by creating a new post directly in the Connect community.


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