Standing Committees

Children's & Young Adult Services Committee (CAYASC)
Focuses on library services, programs and materials aimed at children and young adults

Education Committee
Promotes library and information education as a viable profession and encourages curricula relevant to services to Latinos

Finance Committee
Oversees the finances of the organization

Fundraising Committee
Focuses on raising funds in support of the mission and goals of National REFORMA 

International Relations Committee
Focuses on networking with international individuals and organizations interested in library services to the Spanish-speaking 

Legislative Committee
Monitors state and national legislation as it relates to library services to the Latino community 

Librarian of the Year Award Committee
Reviews and selects on an annual basis an award given in recognition to an individual member for contributions to REFORMA, the library profession and/or the Latino community 

Membership Committee
Charged with updating the annual membership application and reviewing issues and trends in association membership 

Mentoring Committee
Encourages an interdependednt community of leaders through a mindful and mutually beneficial network of protéegées and mentors with the shared purpose of engaging Latinxs with libraries.

Nominations Committee
Recruits candidates for elected offices and conducts the annual election process 

Organizational Development and New Chapters Committee
Oversees the organizational development of REFORMA, particularly as it relates to the formation of new chapt

Program Committee
Organizes, plans and sponsors REFORMA programs held at the American Library Association midwinter & annual conferences 

Public Relations Committee
Conducts publicity for the events and activities of REFORMA, including press releases 

Pura Belpre Award Committee
Reviews and selects the winners of the annual children's book award named for Latina children's librarian, Pura Belpre 

REFORMA National Conferences Coordinating Committee
Provides oversight for a process to plan REFORMA National Conferences starting with RNC VI and beyond. 

Scholarship Committee
Accepts, reviews applications & selects annual scholarship winners awarded by National REFORMA 

Technology Committee
Focuses on the use of information technology in serving the informational needs of the Latino community and REFORMA

Translations Committee
Serves as a point of contact for the association needing assistance with translations to carry forward official business of the organization 

Webinar Committee
Develops and implements a webinar series to provide training and continuing education to library professionals and staff on topics related to REFORMA’s goal