Mock Awards Elections Tool Kit Task Force


1. To review, update, and build on the Newbery Caldecott Mock Elections Toolkit, including expanding the scope of the toolkit to include other ALSC awards. 

2. To develop recommendations for supplemental mock awards elections merchandise, to be available for purchase from the ALA Store. 

3. To regularly report to the ALSC Board through the duration of the project.


Ms. Edith Campbell (Chair, October 3, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Christine D. Caputo (Member, October 11, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Mr. Patrick J. Gall (Member, October 13, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Ms. Lorrie Anne Pomian Fisher (Member, October 17, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Catharine Potter (Member, October 11, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Renee Ting (Member, October 14, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Brian E. Wilson (Consultant, October 11, 2022, to December 30, 2023)
Laura Schulte-Cooper (Staff Liaison, November 4, 2022, to December 31, 2024)

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The Mock Awards Elections Toolkit Task Force consists of six (6) virtual members: five members appointed from the ALSC membership at large and one chair. The task force is supported by Priority Group Consultants for Awards (PGC V) as well the ALSC Communications Program Officer as staff liaison and a liaison from the ALSC Board of Directors. 

Term of appointment: August 2022 through the end of the 2023 Annual Conference. 


Established in 2022 at the request of the ALSC Board of Directors.

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Staff Liaison

Laura Schulte-Cooper
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