ESS Executive Committee


Purpose and Origins

The ESS Executive Committee is responsible for the stewardship of ESS and the coordination of its activities.

The Committee shall consist of the officers and the chairpersons of standing committees. Regular meetings of the Executive Committee shall be held twice a year at the Annual and Midwinter meetings of the American Library Association. Special meetings may be called at the discretion of the chairperson. Only members of the Executive Committee may vote at Executive Committee meetings, although all Executive Committee meetings shall be open to all ESS members and other interested parties.

Current Leadership & Members

  • Kathleen Smith (Chair, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • Brian Vetruba (Member, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • André G. Wenzel (Member, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • Paula Carns (Secretary, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)
  • Ann Snoeyenbos (Member, March 16, 2023 – June 30, 2023)
  • Katie Gibson (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Tom Harding (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Walter Schlect (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Megan P. Bennett (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Thomas Keenan (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Jordan Sly (Member July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023)
  • Caterina M. Reed (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Michelle Urberg (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Lana Soglasnova (Member, July 1, 2022 – June 30, 2023)
  • Hélène Huet (Member, July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024)

See ACRL website for previous years’ committee membership.

Meeting Agendas & Minutes