Coalition Building Committee


The Coalition Building Committee, charged with administering the Gerald Hodges Intellectual Freedom Chapter Relations Award, recognizes that effective coalition building in units provides the necessary framework to oppose censorship at the ground level.

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Mr. Eldon Ray James (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Jeremy Wil Brett (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Isabel Gordon Klein (Member, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2022)
Dr. Jennifer E. Steele (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023)
Kristin Pekoll (Staff Liaison, June 1, 2017, to August 1, 2022)

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