Hello YALSA members and interested parties,
I appreciate your patience as we have pivoted to the new model for seating award committees. Thank you to everyone who applied!
The following members have volunteered, have been selected and have accepted their positions on the six 2020 Award Committees:
Michael L. Printz Award:
Chair, Kim Farnsworth
Members: Tegan Beese, Elisa Garcia, Connie Hollin, KE Ellen Hones, Connie Lin, Cameron Riesenberger, Stacey Shapiro, Jenny Zbrizher
YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award:
Chair, Rachel Adams
Members: Alicia Blowers, Jennifer Cooper, Heather Dickerson, Elizabeth Nelson, Joe Prince, Erica Ruscio, Carolyn Vidmar, Stephen Zampino
Chair, Paula Gallagher
Members: Pat Couts, Marianne Follis, Jennie Law, Candace Reeder, Carrie Shaurette, Lauri Vaughan, Courtney Waters, Rachel Webb
William C. Morris Award:
Chair, Terrence Young
Members: Diane Fuller, Carrie Kausch, Kristen Kwisnek, Jessica Lundin, Katrina Ortega, Anjelica Rufus-Barnes, Beth Saxton, Rachel Zuffa
Margaret A. Edwards Award:
Chair, Dawn McMillan
Members: Therese Bigelow, Lisa Brennan, April Dawkins, Rachel Wadham
Odyssey Award: (co-administered by ALSC and YALSA)
(ALSC selects the chair for even-numbered award years)
YALSA Members: Robin Brenner, Martha Karavatis, Beth Anne Klein, Drue Wagner-Mees
Thanks again to everyone who volunteered and to those who have been selected!
Don’t forget that strategic committee volunteer opportunities are available now and will remain open until February 1.
All the best to you in 2019!
Todd Krueger, YALSA President-Elect