Board Members

The Board of Directors shall consist of the following voting members:

  • Elected Officers (President, Vice President – President Elect, Past President);
  • Elected Members at Large (4);
  • Appointed Positions (Communications Coordinator, Community Colleges Representative, Legislative Representative, Public Universities Representative, Private Colleges Representative, and the State Library Representative).

The Board of Directors shall have responsibility for the direction of the affairs of the Chapter. It shall conduct all business pertaining to the Chapter, and shall have authority between meetings. The Board of Directors may authorize standing and ad hoc committees. The Board of Directors may discontinue or declare inactive any committee. In the event that any elected or appointed Board member cannot complete his/her term, the Board shall appoint a member to fill that position.

For more information about board member duties, visit the ACRL-Oregon Board Position Descriptions page.


Current Membership

President
(2020-21)
Rachel Bridgewater 
Faculty Librarian
Portland Community College
Vice President – President Elect
(2020-21)
Emily Ford
she/hers
Urban & Public Affairs Librarian
Portland State University
Past President
(2020-21)
Candise Branum
(she/her)
Director of Library Services
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Private Colleges Representative
(2019-21)
Heidi Senior 
Reference & Instruction Librarian
University of Portland
Legislative Representative
(2019-21)
Michele Burke 
Reference Librarian
Chemeketa Community College
State Library Representative
(2020-21)
Tamara Ottum 
Answerland Coordinator
State Library of Oregon
Community Colleges Representative
(2020-22)
Jane Littlefield
she/her/hers
Faculty Librarian
Clackamas Community College
Public Universities Representative
(2019-21)
Michael Brown
he/him/his
Branch Manager
University of Oregon — Portland Campus
Member at Large
(2020-22)
Sarah-Ruth Tasko 
she/her/hers
Reference Librarian
Portland State University
Access Services Coordinator
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
Member at Large
(2020-22)
David Issak
he/him/his
Director of Collection Services
Reed College
Member at Large
(2019-21)
Amy Stanforth
Research and Instruction Librarian
Portland State University
Member at Large
(2019-21)
Ann Matsushima Chiu 
she/they
Social Sciences Librarian
Reed College
Communications Coordinator
(2020-22)
Kirsten Hostetler 
she/her/hers
Instruction and Outreach Librarian
Central Oregon Community College
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