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.


  • 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
  • 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, GLASS Outreach Librarian Manager, Georgia Public Library Service
  • Sarah Rodgers, Library Assistant, Oglethorpe University
  • Joy Woodson, Assistant Director, Marketing Communications, GALILEO