Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee


To support the work of the organization specifically as it relates to equity, diversity and inclusion. This may include but is not limited to: acting as consult to the board or other committees on equity, diversity and inclusion work, developing tools and learning opportunities related to equity, diversity and inclusion, and providing guidance on supporting new and existing members with an equity, diversity and inclusion lens.


Ayn Reyes Frazee
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Mai Takahashi
(Co-Chair, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ericka Brunson-Rochette
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Ariana Augustine Sani Hussain
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Annisha Jeffries
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Ms. Erica T. Marks
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Ms. Meredith C. Steiner
(Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Alexandria N. Abenshon
(Consultant, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Alena Rivers
(Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2030)

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The committee is composed of 7 members and 2 co-chairs with a 2-year term of service. Co-Chairs will follow a leader/learner model and be appointed in alternating years.


Established in January 2023 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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