Website Advisory Committee

Function:  To regularly assist the YALSA Web Services Manager with the oversight and maintenance of YALSA’s online presence, including but not limited to its wiki and social media channels. To liaise with YALSA member groups, member editors and member blog managers regarding the use of YALSA’s website and social media tools in their work for the Division; to liaise with the ALA Web Advisory Committee; and to recommend, develop and update policies for YALSA’s web presence to the YALSA Board.

History: Established Midwinter 2006; charge updated March 2011

Date of Completion: Continuing

Committee size: 7 virtual members including the chair, plus the Web Services Manager who will serve as staff liaison. 


  • Current membership in YALSA
  • In order to accomplish work in a virtual environment taskforce members must be competent users of web 2.0 tools, including but not limited to wikis, e-chats and ALA Connect.
  • Competent user of web 2.0 tools for generating and sharing content
  • Familiarity with YALSA’s portfolio of online resources

For information on the responsibilities of committee/jury/taskforce members, visit YALSA's Handbook.

Term of Office: Two years

Staff Liaison: TBD