State Advisory Council on Libraries - SACL

The State Advisory Council on Libraries (SACL) is a general advisory group appointed by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

To insure input from all types of libraries, the State Advisory Council on Libraries (SACL) consists of 16 members with representation from public, academic, school, special, and institution libraries, as well as libraries serving the blind and physically handicapped. In addition, five members of the council represent users of all types of libraries.

SACL Members

Appointed to Terms Ending 9-30-2016

  • Christine Brown - Academic Libraries

Appointed to Terms Ending 9-30-2017

  • Maureen Ambrosino - Public Libraries
  • Jean Canosa Albano - Public Libraries
  • Bette Bissonette - Special Libraries
  • Cathy Collins - School Libraries
  • Ann Gancarz - Libraries Serving People with Disabilities
  • Amy Hwang - Academic Libraries
  • Alison Kenney - Library Users
  • Beth Linker - Library Users
  • Karen Traub - Library Users

Appointed to Terms Ending 9-30-2018

  • Lisa Castoldi - Institutional Libraries

MBLC Liaison

  • Alice Welch
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Page last updated on 09/3/2015