Transforming ALA Governance Task Force

Initial Narrative for Council with FAQs

Governance Models for Council Consideration

The charge of this task force is to:

a) indicate and operationalize the culture changing principles of the Avenue M report, SCOE recommendations, the Forward Together work, and a new governance landscape,

b) establish a regular governance review process, and

c) assess the large projects that need to be addressed and create a plan to address them.


Chair: Amy Lappin, Lebanon Public Libraries


Kathy Carroll, Westwood High School

Meg Delaney, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library

Eldon James, Researcher; Retired

Liana Juliano, Paul Hastings LLP

LeRoy LaFleur, Harvard College Libraries

Oscar Lanza-Galindo, Bunker Hill Community College

Lessa Pelayo-Lozada, Palos Verdes Library District

Patty Wong, Santa Clara City Library

Staff Liaisons

Tracie Hall, Executive Director

Sheryl Reyes, Director of Governance

Raymond Garcia, Special Assistant to the ED

Marsha Burgess, Council Secretariat