Committee, Jury & Task Force Chair Information

To access additional information about these groups, visit the list of committees page.  From there you can access links to each group's web page which provide details about their work and scope.l


AASL/ALSC/YALSA Committee on School and Public Library Cooperation
Chair: Jodi Silverman  (YALSA)
YALSA Board Liaison:  Elizabeth Nebeker
YALSA Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels
 

ALSC/Booklist/YALSA Odyssey Award Committee 2022
Chair: Pat Toney (ALSC)
Board Liaison: Susannah Goldstein
Staff Liaison  Ninah Moore

Alex Award Committee 
Chair: Michael Fleming 
Liaison: Maryanne Olson
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Amazing Audiobooks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Catherine Outten
Liaison(s): Sara Beth Coffman, Jessica Hilbun Schwartz
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Annual Conference Marketing & Local Arrangements
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Best Fiction Blogging Team
Coordinator: Allie Stevens
Liaison(s):  Sara Beth Coffman, Rebecca Baldwin, Pat Couts
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Board Development Committee
Chair(s): Todd Krueger
Board Liaison: Amanda Barnhart
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Book Awards Committees' Oversight Committee
Chair: Kim Dare
Board Liaison: Susannah Goldstein
Staff Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

Core YALSA Toolkit Taskforce
Chair: Kathleen Barker
Board Liaison: Josie Watanabe
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Division and Membership Promotion Committee 
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Education Advisory Committee
Chair: Sarah Evans
Board Liaison: Elizabeth Molina
Staff Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

Evaluating Volunteer Resources Taskforce
Chair: Kim Farnsworth
Board Liaison: Amanda Barnhart
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Executive Committee
Chair: Kelly Czarnecki
Board Liaison: Kelly Czarnecki
Staff Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

Financial Advancement Committee 
Chair: Joel Shoemaker
Board Liaison: Kate Denier
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Graphic Novel Selection Blogging Team
Coordinator: Crystal Chen 
Liaison(s): SaraBeth Coffman, Erin Durrett
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Hub Advisory Board
Chair: Sara Beth Coffman
Board Liaison: Traci Glass
Staff Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

Margaret Edwards Committee 2022
Chair: Craig Santiago
Liaison: Kim Dare 
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Michael L. Printz Award 2022
Chair: Janet Hilbun
Liaison: Robert Bittner
Staff Liaison:  Ninah Moore

Midwinter Marketing & Local Arrangements Taskforce
Chair: N/A
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Morris Award Committee 2022
Chair: Patty Ramirez
Liaison: Emily Townsend
Staff Liaison:  Ninah Moore

Nonfiction Award 2022
Chair: Alicia Abdul
Liaison:  Rachel Adams
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Organization and Bylaws Committee 
Chair: Tess Wilson
Board Liaison: Valerie Tagoe
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

President's Implementation Taskforce
Chair: Kelly Czarnecki
Board Liaison: Kelly Czarnecki
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels 

Quick Picks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Molly Dettmann
Liaison(s):SaraBeth Coffman, Molly Wetta
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Research Committee 
Chair:  Wendy Stephens 
Board Liaison: Abigail Phillips
Staff  Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

Research Journal Advisory Board 
Chair: Melanie Wachsmann
Board Liaison:  Kate Denier 
Staff Liaison:  Tim Clifford 

Selection List Oversight Committee
Chair: Celeste Swanson
Board Liaison:Elizabeth Molina
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Social Media Marketing Committee
Chair(s): AimeeHaslam,  Christine Pyles
Board Liaison: Dawn Kirkpatrick
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Teen Civic Engagement Committee
Chair: Melissa Malanuk
Board Liaison: Josie Watanabe
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels

Teen Programming HQ
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Teens' Top Ten Committee
Chair:  Shira Pilarski
Board Liaison:  Stacey Shapiro
Staff Liaison:  Tammy Dillard-Steels

YA Symposium Planning and Marketing Task Force
Chair: Scot Smith
Board Liaison: Karen Lemmons
Staff Liaison:  Carla Jamison

YALS/YALSAblog Editorial Advisory Board
Chair(s) Yolanda Hood, Tess Wilson
Board Liaison: Stacey Shapiro
Staff Liaison: Tammy Dillard-Steels