Service and Outreach

National Elected/Appointed Offices and Chairmanships 

Chair, Committee on Legislation, American Library Association, 2015-2017 (appointed).  

Chair,  Research, Education, Information and School Libraries Special Interest  Group, American Educational Research Association, 2014-2015 (elected). 

Chair, Communication of Research Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association, 2012-2013 (appointed). 

Program  Chair, Communication of Research Special Interest Group, American  Educational Research Association, 2012-2013 (appointed).    

Councilor-at-Large, American Library Association, 2006-2009 (elected).    

Chair, American Association of School Librarians, No Child Left Behind Task Force, 2008 (appointed).    

Chair, American Association of School Librarians, Instructional Classification Task Force, 2006-2007 (appointed).

Secretary/Treasurer,  Teacher as Researcher Special Interest Group, American Educational  Research Association, 2004-2005 (appointed).

American Association of School Librarians, Arizona Representative to the Affiliate Assembly, 2004-2005, 2011 (appointed).    

State Elected/Appointed Offices and Chairmanships 

Arizona Historical Advisory Commission, Commissioner, 2007-2010 (appointed).

President, Arizona Library Association, 2006-2007 (elected). 

Chair, Teacher-Librarian Division, Arizona Library Association, 2004-2005   (appointed).   

Local Elected/Appointed Offices and Chairmanships 

Faculty Co-Chair, Language Arts Department, Cholla Middle School, 2004-2005.

Secretary, Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society, International Reading Association, 2004.    

Co-Chair, Librarian's Cadre, Washington Elementary School District, 2000-2003.

Coordinator, Drug Resistance Project, Catalina Ventura School, 1999-2000.

Co-Chair, North Central Accreditation Steering Committee, Yuma High School, 1998-1999.    

Service on National Committees 

American Library Association, Chapter Relations Committee, 2017-2019.   

American Association of School Librarians, Community of Scholars Task Force, 2014-2016. 

American Library Association, Committee on Legislation/Subcommittee on Copyright, 2013-2015.   

American Association of School Librarians, Legislation Committee, 2011-2014.   

American Library Association, Presidential School Library Taskforce, 2011-2013. 

American Library Association, Research and Statistics Committee, 2011-2013.   

Association of College and Research Libraries, Liaisons Assembly, 2009-2013.    

American Library Association, Committee on Library Advocacy, 2009-2011.   

American Library Association, Presidential Task Force on Advocacy, 2008-2009.

American  Association of School Librarians/ Association of College and Research  Libraries, Interdivisional Committee on Information Literacy, 2007-2008.     

American Association of School Librarians, No Child Left Behind Task Force, 2006-2008.    

Service on State Committees 

Chair, ESSA Implementation Steering Committee, Montana Library Association, 2016-present.  

Montana Delegate, National Library Legislative Day, 2015, 2016, 2017.   

Chair, Louise A. Stephens Memorial Scholarship Committee, 2008-2011.    

Arizona Library Association, AzLA-SIRLS Liaison Committee, 2009.   

Arizona Library Association, Horner Fellowship Committee, 2009.    

Arizona Library Association, Conference Committee, 2006-2007, 2009.    

Arizona Delegate, National Library Legislative Day, Washington, D.C., 2005-2007.   

Arizona Library Association, Legislative Committee, 2003-2007.    

Scholarly and Professional Publications 

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Libraries: History, Culture, and Society, 2017-present.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Teacher Librarian, 2016-present.   

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Impacting Education: Journal on Transforming Professional Practice, 2016-present.   

Editorial Board Chair, Knowledge Quest, 2015-2018.   

Ad Hoc Reviewer, School Libraries Worldwide, 2014-present.  

Editorial Board, School Library Research, 2014-2018.   

Expert  Review Panel, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting,  2007-2015, Research, Education, Information and School Libraries SIG,  Teacher as Researcher SIG.    

Editorial Board, H. Yang & S.  Yuen (Eds.) (2009). Collective Intelligence and E-Learning 2.0: Implications of Web-Based Communities and Networking. Hershey, PA: IGI  Global.    

University 

MSU, University Teacher Education Council, Facilitator, 2016-present.   

MSU, University Graduate Council (alternate), 2016-2017.   

MSU, University Graduate Council, 2015-2016.   

College 

MSU, Chair, College Graduate Education Plan Task Force, 2017-present.   

MSU, College Leadership Team, 2016-present.         

Department 

MSU, Department of Education Promotion & Tenure Committee, 2017-2018.

MSU, Search Committee Member, Administrative Associate III, Department of Education, 2016.   

MSU, Search Committee Chair, Research/Data Analyst, Department of Education, 2016.   

MSU, Search Committee Member, Assistant/Associate Professor of K-8 Reading/Language Arts, Department of Education, 2016.   

MSU Department of Education, EdD Steering Committee, Chair, 2015-present.   

MSU Department of Education, Program Leader, Graduate Curriculum & Instruction, 2015-2016.   

MSU Department of Education Liaison to Renne Library, 2015-present.   

CAEP National Accreditation Team, MSU Department of Education, 2014-2016.

Search Committee Member, 2 Higher and Postsecondary Education Clinical Assistant Professor positions, ASU, 2014.   

Member, PhD Executive/Program/Admissions Committee, ASU, 2012-2014.  

Member, Ed.D. Steering Committee, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU, 2010- 2014.   

Search Committee Member, Higher and Postsecondary Education Lecturer, ASU, 2013.   

Member, Professional Development Task Force, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, ASU, 2010-2011.   

Member, ASU Libraries Strategic Planning Implementation Team, 2010-2011.

Chair, ASU Libraries Subject Librarians Workgroup, 2009-2011.

Member, ASU Libraries Task Force for Online and Extended Education, 2009-2010.   

Member, ASU Libraries Reorganization Steering Planning Committee, 2009-2010.   

Member, ASU Libraries Faculty and Graduate Student Services Team, 2008.  

Member, ASU Fletcher Library Strategic Planning Directions Team, 2008.   

Search Committee Member, ASU Fletcher Library, 2 Reference and Research Assistance Librarian Positions, 2007.

Member, Compensation Committee, ASU Fletcher Library, 2007.   

Member, ASU Fletcher Library Program Evaluation and Assessment Team, 2006-2008.    

Faculty Advisor, Orthodox Christian Fellowship, ASU at the West campus, 2007-2008.   

Community

School Library Advocacy- Montana Annual Workshop, Coordinator, 2015-present.   

Gallatin (MT) County DUI Task Force, 2015-2016.   

Arizona State Judge, Letters About Literature, Carnegie Center for the Book, April 2006-2010, 2012-2014.    

Principal for a Day, City of Phoenix Office of Youth Development, October 2009.
Co-Coordinator, Juyuan Middle School (Sichuan Province, China) Book Drive, August 2008.    

Volunteer Reader, National Education Association Read Across America Day, Carol G. Peck Elementary School, March 2008.

Volunteer Reader, Library Lovers’ Month, Word of Life Christian School, February  2008.   

Volunteer Reader, NEA Read Across America Day, Sunnyslope Elementary School, March 2007.   

Eighth Grade Portfolio Evaluator, Tertulia Pre-College Community Charter School, June  2006.