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: Executive Director
 

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

Alex Award Committee 
Chair: Jane Gov
Liaison: 
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Amazing Audiobooks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Jennifer Sutton
Liaison(s):
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Annual Conference Marketing & Local Arrangements
Chair:
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison: Carla Jamison

Best Fiction Blogging Team
Coordinator: Caitlyn Seale
Liaison(s):   
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Board Development Committee
Chair(s):Amanda Barnhart
Board Liaison: Kelly Czarnecki
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Book Awards Committees' Oversight Committee
Chair:  Courtney Waters
Board Liaison: Susannah Goldstein
Staff Liaison:   Ninah Moore

Core YALSA Toolkit Taskforce
Chair: Kathleen Barker
Board Liaison: Carrie Kausch
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Division and Membership Promotion Committee 
Chair:  Jessica Hilbun Schwartz
Board Liaison: Karen Lemmons
Staff Liaison: Letitia Smith 

Education Advisory Committee
Chair: Sarah Evans
Board Liaison: Elizabeth Molina
Staff Liaison:  Carla Jamison

Evaluating Volunteer Resources Taskforce
Chair: Dora Ho
Board Liaison: Amanda Barnhart
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Executive Committee
Chair: Kelly Czarnecki
Board Liaison: Kelly Czarnecki
Staff Liaison:  Executive Director

Financial Advancement Committee 
Chair: Joel Shoemaker
Board Liaison: Kate Denier
Staff Liaison: Executive Director/Carla Jamison

Graphic Novel Selection Blogging Team
Coordinator: Kelley Blue
Liaison(s): 
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Hub Advisory Board
Chair: Stephanie Johnson
Board Liaison: Traci Glass
Staff Liaison:  Executive Director

Margaret Edwards Committee 2023
Chair: Joni Bodart
Liaison: 
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Michael L. Printz Award 2023
Chair: Valerie Davis 
Liaison: 
Staff Liaison:  Ninah Moore

Midwinter Marketing & Local Arrangements Taskforce
Chair: N/A
Board Liaison: 
Staff Liaison:  

Morris Award Committee 2023
Chair: Candice Mack
Liaison: 
Staff Liaison:  Ninah Moore

Nonfiction Award 2023
Chair: B. Allison Gray
Liaison:  
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Organization and Bylaws Committee 
Chair: Tess Wilson
Board Liaison: Valerie Tagoe
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

President's Implementation Taskforce
Chair: Kelly Czarnecki
Board Liaison: Kelly Czarnecki
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Quick Picks Blogging Team
Coordinator: Jordeana Kruse
Liaison: 
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Research Committee 
Chair:  Wendy Stephens 
Board Liaison: Abigail Phillips
Staff  Liaison:  Executive Director

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

Selection List Oversight Committee
Chair: Erin Durrett
Board Liaison:Elizabeth Molina
Staff Liaison: Ninah Moore

Social Media Marketing Committee
Chair(s): AimeeHaslam,  Christine Pyles
Board Liaison: Dawn Kirkpatrick
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Teen Civic Engagement Committee
Chair: Melissa Malanuk
Board Liaison: Carrie Kausch
Staff Liaison: Executive Director

Teen Programming HQ
Chair:  
Board Liaison:
Staff Liaison:

Teens' Top Ten Committee
Chair:  Shira Pilarski
Board Liaison:  Stacey Shapiro
Staff Liaison: Michael Serbekian

YA Symposium Planning and Marketing Task Force
Chair: Amy Ojserkis
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: Executive Director