Professional Service to Local, National, and International Communities

  • 2017: Co-Chair, HELP Committee, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.
  • 2017: Member, Fall Conference Planning Committee, Hawaii Library Association and Hawaii Association of School Librarians.
  • 2016-2018: Dean’s Appointee, Teacher Education Coordinating Committee, Hawaii Teacher Standards Board.
  • 2016-2017: Co-Director, Nominations Committee, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.
  • 2015-2016: Member, Fall Conference Planning Committee, Hawaii Library Association and Hawaii Association of School Librarians.
  • 2014: Participant, Research Summit “Causality: School Libraries and Student Success (CLASS),” American Association of School Librarians, April 11-12, 2014, Chicago.

    2013: Member, Think Tank, School Library Implementation Task Force, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2012-2013: Chair, Distinguished Service Award Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2011: Member, Professional Development Advisory Group, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2011-2016: Interested Party, Teacher Education Coordinating Committee, Hawaii Teacher Standards Board.

  • 2011: Member, Campus Tenure and Promotion Committee, University of Hawaii.

  • 2010-2012: Member, ABC-CLIO Leadership Award Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2010-2012: Member, Manoa Assessment Committee, University of Hawaii.

  • 2007: Member, Learning Standards Indicators and Assessment Task Force, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2007-2015: Member, Advisory Board, School Library Media Monthly.

  • 2006: Member, UHM Campus Tenure and Promotion Committee.

  • 2006: Member, External Accreditation Review Panel for the Information School, University of Washington, ALA Office for Accreditation.

  • 2005: Member, PRAXIS Review Board, Hawaii Teacher Standards Board/Educational Testing Service.

  • 2004-2015: Member, Advisory Board, Linworth Publishing.

  • 2004: Member, Advisory Board, The Children’s Partnership.

  • 2003: Member, Leadership Forum Planning Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2003-2009: Member, International Editorial Board, School Library Media Review.

  • 2003: Member, International Advisory Panel, Student Learning Through Ohio School Libraries.

  • 2002: Member, Vision Expansion Special Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2002: Member, Teaching and Instruction Special Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 2002: Member, School Library Services Advisory Board, Hawaii Department of Education.

  • 2002: Reviewer, testing for national standards, Educational Testing Service.

  • 2002: Member, External Review Panel to the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, ALA Office for Accreditation.

  • 1999-2002: Member, International Advisory Board, Teacher Librarian.

  • 2001: Member, Highsmith Research Award Screening Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 1999-2000: Member, National Nominating Committee, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 1998-1999: Cohort member, Hawaii Leadership Associates Program.

  • 1998-2000: Member, Teaching for Learning National Task Force, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 1998: Guest Editor, Knowledge Quest, March/April 1998 issue.

  • 1989-1999: Member, Task Force, Hawaii Teacher Standards Board.

  • 1989: Judge, Hawaii Book Academy.

  • 1997-present: Reviewer, Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

  • 1997: Member, National Editorial Board, Knowledge Quest.

  • 1997: Reviewer, School Library Media Research.

  • 1997-2001: Curriculum Advisory Board Member, Follett Software Company.

  • 1997: Invited participant, U. S. Department of Education "America Reads Challenge" Round Table.

  • 1996-1998: Chair, Learning Through Libraries National Task Force, American Association of School Librarians.

  • 1995-1997: Commissioner, Oahu Public Library Advisory Commission, Hawaii State Public Library System.

  • 1993-present: Executive Board Member, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.

  • 1993-1994: State Library Materials Evaluation Committee Member, Hawaii Department of Education.

  • 1992-1994: Member, LSCA Title III Interlibrary Cooperation Council.

  • 1992-1993: Steering Committee Member, "Read to Me" literacy campaign, Rotary Clubs of Hawaii and Governor's Council on Literacy.

  • 1992: School Library Representative, Western Council of State Librarians Seminar, Colorado Spring, CO.

  • 1991: Member, HELP (HASL Encourages Librarian Power) Committee, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.

  • 1991-1993: State Coordinator, Chevron/School Library Project.

  • 1991-1992: School Library Representative, Sesame Street PEP Project for Early Education.

  • 1990: Delegate, Governor's Conference on Libraries and Information Services.

  • 1988-1989: Joint Coordinator, Statewide Year of the Young Reader Campaign.

  • 1987-1988: Coordinator, Blessings of Liberty Project, Hawaii Committee for the Humanities.

  • 1987: Judge, Scholarship Committee, Miss Hawaii Pageant.

  • 1986-1989: Director, Ka Hui Heluhelu-International Reading Association Executive Board.

  • 1986-1989: Editor, Reading Circle, Ka Hui Heluhelu-International Reading Association.

  • 1986: Program Committee Co-chair, Spring Conference, Hawaii Library Association.

  • 1985-1986: Corresponding Secretary, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.

  • 1984-1985: Editor, Golden Key Journal, Hawaii Association of School Librarians.

  • 1982-1987: State Coordinator, Children as Authors Project.