Library Interiors, Furnishings & Equipment Committee

Community of Practice: Buildings and Equipment

Charge: To study, evaluate, and recommend in matters relating to library furniture and equipment for all types of libraries.


Alexander P. Lamis (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
James C. Lutz (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Ms. Elisabeth Martin (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Wendy Tressler-Jasper (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Denelle C. Wrightson (Member, July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2022)
Kerry Ward (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2022)

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Our Work


  • Propose a yearly webinar or presentation at Annual

Expected Time Commitment:

  • Eight hours per year in either virtual meetings or at ALA conferences

Desired skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Research skills
  • Some program planning experience preferred, but not required

Staff Contact and roles:

  • Kerry Ward,, 800-5454-2433, ext. 5036. Overall management, committee charges/appointments, budget requests, etc.
  • Fred Reuland,, 800-545-2433, ext. 5032. Webinar production, program planning and scheduling, conference support, etc.

Resources available:

  • Virtual meeting support
  • Community leaders
  • ALA Connect