Mentoring Committee

We are actively seeking new protégés and mentors.

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  • Cynthia Bautista, Co-Chair
  • Sonia Bautista, Co-Chair

Charge / Description

The Mentoring Committee encourages an interdependent community of leaders through a mindful and mutually beneficial network of protégés and mentors with the shared purpose of engaging Latinxs with libraries.


  • Create mutually beneficial pairs, or duos, of current superstars and aspiring rockstars in the library profession
  • Update the existing mentoring model to meet the dynamic needs of today’s professionals
  • Share internship resources and best practices with local chapters to better engage students and strengthen community networks
  • Update the web-presence to make mentoring information more accessible and reliable across platforms for all users
  • Forge new partnerships and reinforce professional alliances to advance equity, diversity, and inclusion in libraries


2018-2019 Roster

  • Antonio Apodaca (Chair 2018-19)
  • Louis Munoz (Committee Leader, 2017-18)
  • Derek Stalcup (Committee Leader, 2017-18)
  • Heather Stevens (Intern, Summer 2017-18)