Program Coordinating Committee

Charge

To serve as a liaison between ALSC committees and groups who are developing programs for conferences, institutes and pre-conferences to ensure quality and eliminate overlap. To work within the organization to encourage and stimulate creative programming that will provide a wide range of themes and topics appealing to a diverse membership. To review programs proposals for membership appeal, relevancy, quality and value. To provide support in actual planning and implementation once approved. To submit requests for approval by the ALSC President.

Roster

Mrs. Ericka Brunson-Rochette (Co-Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Tanya A. Prax (Co-Chair, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Katherine Lawrence (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Jennifer A. Peterson (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Ms. Tanya A. Prax (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Raina Uheina Tuakoi (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Mrs. Debby Vandersande (Member, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Stephanie D. Bange (Consultant, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2024)
Sarah Polen (Staff Liaison, March 3, 2020, to June 30, 2023)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/25/2022. Last retrieved on 09/25/2022. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Program Coordinating Committee consists of two co-chairs, appointed in alternating years, plus four members, including the past chair who serves an additional year as the ALSC representative to the ALA Conference Planning Coordinating Team (CPCT). (2 co-chairs + 1 past chair + 3 members). This committee functions virtually. Term length: two years.

Origin

Established in 2001 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

Get Involved

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  • Process committees (non-award committees) are appointed in early spring (Jan-May)
  • Award and evaluation committees are appointed in early fall (July-Oct)
  • Replacement positions pop up and are filled throughout the year (ongoing)

The Vice-President/President-Elect begins making his/her process committee appointments in February/March. In August/September, after being seated as President, he/she will then begin filling fall appointments.

Learn More about ALSC Committees and Volunteering

Volunteering and the Appointments Process
“What Does That Committee Do” 

Staff Liaison

Program Officer, Continuing Education
312-280-4026