Here is the current list of ASCLA Interest Groups and their leaders. For more information on the plans and activities of any group, please contact the leader. Can’t find something in your area of interest? Think about starting an Interest Group!


ASCLA Alzheimer’s & Related Dementias Interest Group

Leader: Mary Beth Riedner,


ASCLA Future of Libraries Interest Group

Leader: Peggy Cadigan,


ASCLA ICAN Consortium Management Discussion Interest Group

Leader: Sheryl Knab,


ASCLA ICAN (InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking) Collaborative Digitization Interest Group

Leader: Rhonda Marker,


ASCLA ICAN (InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking) Interlibrary Cooperation Interest Group

Leader: Scherelene L. Schatz,


ASCLA ICAN (InterLibrary Cooperation & Networking) Physical Delivery Interest Group

Co-Leader: Gregory Pronevitz,

Co-Leader: Mr. James E. Pletz,


ASCLA Library Consultants Interest Group

Leader: Jeannette Smithee,  


ASCLA Library Services for Youth in Custody (LSSP)

Leader: Camden Tadhg,


ASCLA LSSP Bridging Deaf Cultures @ your library Interest Group

Leader: Alec Mcfarlane,


ASCLA LSSP (Libraries Serving Special Populations) LSSP Library Services to People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent Them from Reading Standard Print Interest Group

Leader: Carli Spina


ASCLA LSSP Library Services to the Incarcerated and Detained

Leader: Diane Walden,


ASCLA LSSP Universal Access Interest Group

Leader: Marti Goddard,


ASCLA SLA State Library Agencies – Library Development Interest Group

Leader: Gina Persichini,  


ASCLA SLA (State Library Agencies)/LSTA Coordinators Interest Group

Leader: Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer,


ASCLA SLA (State Library Agencies) Youth Services Consultants Interest Group

Leader: Sharon Rawlins,


ASCLA Tribal Libraries Interest Group

Leader: Lillian Chavez,