Metadata and Collections Section Leadership Team


Manages the Core Metadata and Collections Section.

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Scott A. Opasik (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Dr. Karen Snow (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Julie Reese (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2022, to June 30, 2025)
Contact Core (Staff, January 24, 2024, to June 29, 2050)
Amber Robbin (Staff, April 17, 2023, to June 29, 2050)

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About this Committee


  • Leadership and ongoing communication both within the section and between the section and Core leadership/other sections
  • Annual plan for section content development and projects
  • Appointments to section committees as needed
  • Recommendations for representatives to ALA groups and/or external groups, as needed

Expected Time Commitment

  • 4-6 virtual meetings a year
  • Minimum of 2 hours a month to read emails and respond to committee chairs, section members, etc.

Desired Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

  • Interest or experience in access and equity
  • Interest or experience in leadership, project management, team building and communication
  • An understanding of section projects and interests, preferably through service on a section committee