ALCTS appoints representatives to various outside organizations to support the standards and practices of all areas of technical services.
The North American RDA Committee (NARDAC) is the entity responsible for representing the North American region on the RDA Steering Committee (RSC). NARDAC’s membership comes from the following North American communities that have implemented RDA: the American Library Association (ALA), the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing, and the Library of Congress. ALA has delegated responsibility for appointment of the ALA Representative to NARDAC to the ALCTS. ALCTS may appoint up to two voting members to NARDAC.