The EDI task force’s initial charge is to make specific recommendations for GLA and its units to address issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the organization, in libraries in the state, and in the profession. The task force will survey the GLA membership during this process to ensure that all GLA member voices are heard.

Members:

Chaun Campos, Student, Valdosta State University (Co-Chair)
Robert Taylor, Acquisitions & Cataloging Librarian, Valdosta State University (Co-Chair)
Nicole Alemanne, Assistant Professor, Valdosta State University
Kay Coates, Asst. Professor, Georgia Southern
Sarah Cruz, Metadata Librarian, Georgia Tech
Kim Eccles, Assistant Dean for Research Services, Mercer University
Bethany Havas, Outreach Librarian for Public Health & Gerontology, Georgia State University
Sheeji Kathuria, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Georgia State University Perimeter College
Catherine Manci, Public Programming and Community Engagement Librarian, Georgia Tech
Gina L Martin, Public Services Librarian, Fayette County Public Library
Sarah Rodgers, Library Assistant, Oglethorpe University