SRRT Action Council

Charge

The coordinating body of the Social Responsibilities Round Table shall be an Action Council consisting of ten SRRT members (elected by the SRRT membership), one designated ALA Councilor (also elected by the SRRT membership), one member from each Task Force (selected by that Task Force) and one representative from each recognized affiliate.

SRRT Action Council

Mr. Charles E. Kratz, Jr. (SRRT Co-Coordinator, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
April Sheppard (SRRT Co-Coordinator, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Sherre L. Harrington (Treasurer, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Katelyn Browne (Secretary, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
April Sheppard (SRRT Past Coordinator, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Olivia Blake (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ian Bogus (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Gerardo Colmenar (Member-at-Large, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Al Kagan (Member, July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2026)
Ms. Laura Koltutsky (Member, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Mr. Donald Michael, Jr. (Member-at-Large, November 9, 2023, to June 30, 2025)
Hale Polebaum-Freeman (Member-at-Large, October 3, 2023, to June 30, 2024)
Tara Brady (SRRT Councilor, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2024)
Hillary Pearson (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2023, to December 31, 2099)

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Task Force Representatives to Action Council

Julie Winkelstein 

(Representative for Hunger, Homelessness & Poverty Task Force) 


Mark Rosenzweig

(Representative for International Responsibilities Task Force) 


Katelyn Browne

(Representative for Feminist Task Force) 


LaJuan Pringle

(Representative for Martin Luther King, Jr. Task Force) 

SRRT Liaisons & Other Committees

Liaisons

  • ALA Committee on Professional Ethics – Marna Clowney-Robinson
  • Council Committee on Legislation (COL) – April Sheppard
  • Emerging Leaders Working Group – Rebekah Black
  • Freedom to Read Foundation – Steven Phalen
  • Intellectual Freedom Committee – Mary Gazdik
  • International Relations Committee – Al Kagan
  • EDI Advisory Committee – LaJuan Pringle
  • Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG) – Mark Hudson


 Herb Biblo Outstanding Leadership Award for Social Justice & Equality

  • Laura Koltusky, Chair
  • Al Kagan
  • Charles Kratz
  • Katharine Phenix
  • Rachel Rosekind
  • April Sheppard
  • Michele Villagran


Membership Committee

  • Gary Colmenar, Co-chair
  • Al Kagan
  • April Sheppard
     

Programming Committee

  • Rachel Rosekind, Co-chair
  • Derek Wilmott, Co-chair
  • Frieda Afary
  • April Sheppard
  • Simon Trubek-Pence
  • Julie Winkelstein

 

Social Media & Web Committee

  • Olivia Blake, Co-chair
  • Hale Polebaum-Freeman, Co-chair
  • Rebekah Black
  • Diedre Conkling
  • Jane Cothron
  • David Fiora
  • Don Michael, Jr.
  • April Sheppard
  • Tiffany Chantal Williams

 

Travel Grant Review Committee

  • Charles Kratz, Chair
  • April Sheppard
  • Al Kagan
  • Rachel Kercher
  • Shakera Stanley
  • Wendy Stephens
  • Michele Villagran

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