Organization Manual: ACRL Chapters Council Rep.

(April 2019, updated)

This person will be appointed by the current ILA/ACRL President, and should be a member of the Chapter and of ACRL.

S(he) should commit to two or more years as Chapters Council representative, as effectiveness of that group is much strengthened by continuity.

Specific duties:

  1. Attend Chapter Council meetings at ALA mid-winter and annual conferences (meeting currently held Sunday mornings from approximately 8:30 -11 AM). Chapter President and Vice-President /President Elect will also attend if possible. Fulfill service to Chapters Council in ways determined by the Council. Assist in the coordination of our Chapter’s activities and presence on Chapter Council.
  2. Serve as communication liaison between Chapters Council and the Iowa Chapter. Report back to Executive Board items of interest to the Board; carry concerns back to the national level.
  3. Heighten awareness of national ACRL activities and of activities in other state Chapters, through writing articles for the website or posting information to the listserv when appropriate. Take general membership concerns back to Chapters Council when appropriate
  4. Serve as a non-voting Ex Officio member of the ILA/ACRL Executive Board.

Chapters Council Representative

1999 Mary McInroy, University of Iowa

2000 Linda Scarth, Mount Mercy College

2001 Linda Scarth, Mount Mercy College

2002 Linda Scarth, Mount Mercy College

2003 Linda Scarth, Mount Mercy College

2004 Amy Paulus, University of Iowa

2005 Amy Paulus, University of Iowa

2006 Amy Paulus, University of Iowa

2007 Rachel Crowly, Briar Cliff University

2008 Lisa McDaniel, University of Iowa

2009 Kathy Parsons, Iowa State University

2010 Kathy Parsons, Iowa State University

2011 Kathy Parsons, Iowa State University

2012 Ryan Gjerde, Luther College

2013 Ryan Gjerde, Luther College

2014 Ryan Gjerde, Luther College

2015 Ericka Raber, University of Iowa

2016 Ericka Raber, University of Iowa

2017 Ericka Raber, University of Iowa

2018 Carrie Dunham-LaGree, Drake University

2019 Carrie Dunham-LaGree, Drake University