Category Archives: AFAS Elections

Officers and Committee

Congratulations to incoming AFAS officers and new members!

 We look forward to a an exciting year


Chair—Malaika Grant
University of Minnesota
Vice Chair—Derrick Mosley
AUC Archives  Research Center
Secretary — Latanya Jenkins
Temple University
Member-At Large —Dr. Grace Jackson-Brown
Missouri State University
Liaison to ASALH — Glenda Alvin
Tennessee State University

ACRL Board LiaisonJulia M. Gelfand



Membership Committee
Dr. Ruth A. Hodges, Chair
South Carolina State University
Dr. Lynne Simpson, Oklahoma State University
Dee Holliday, Indiana University

Publication and Research Committee
Akilah S. Nosakhere, Chair
New Mexico State University Carlsbad
Tracey M. Hughes, University of Missouri
Holly A. Smith,  Spelman College
Dalena Estelle Hunter, UCLA Ralph Bunche Center
Jamillah R. Gabriel, Purdue University
Vivian Fisher, Baltimore Pratt Free Library



AFAS Call for Nominations (deadline August 19, 2011)

The 2012 Nominating Committee (Joyce K. Thornton, Charlene Maxey-Harris, Bennie Robinson, & Rayette Sterling) is issuing a call for members who are interested in serving the section as vice chair/chair elect, secretary, and member-at large. If you are interested in serving in either of these positions, please submit your name to Joyce K. Thornton via email at by August 19, 2011.

The candidate for vice chair/chair elect, if elected will serve a 3-year term of office. The vice chair is expected to attend Section functions at ALA Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings, including the ACRL Leadership Council 1(2:30-4:00 p.m., June 22, 2012) in Anaheim, CA.

The secretary and member-at-large are expected to attend Section functions at ALA Annual Conferences and Midwinter Meetings during their terms of office.

Looking forward to hearing from you by August 19, 2011.


Joyce K. Thornton