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2024 Alki Editorial Committee

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Jenny Van Houdt
Alki Editor

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Ray Zill
Alki Web Editor
The Evergreen State College

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Ann Dyer

Washington State University

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Mikayla Kittilstved

Liberty Lake Municipal Library

Julie Graham
Yakima Valley Libraries

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Theo Hume
University of Washington iSchool

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Bethany McKinley

The Evergreen State College

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Irene Miller

San Jose State University

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Anna Pedersen
Pierce College

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Marisa Petrich
University of Washington

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Sophi Rogers
WA Office of the Secretary of State

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Rebecca Stewart
University of Washington iSchool

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Traci Timmons
Washington Talking Book & Braille Library


-Work effectively with the Alki Editorial Committee, Alki Web Editor, WLA staff, Executive Board, Marketing and Communications Committee, contributors, and the library community
-Establish content of Alki in conjunction with Editorial Committee and meet with the committee monthly
-Identify trends of interest and concern to membership that might be represented in Alki content
-Communicate with and solicit input from the Alki Editorial Committee regarding editorial policy, business, issue themes, content, and procedure items
-Set issue theme and establish tone, substance, and personality of Alki in conjunction with Editorial Committee
-Maintain access to a reliable computer, appropriate software, and internet access
-Ensure that the journal complies with the Publication Guidelines adopted by the WLA Board
-Develop, review, and implement editorial policy, as established by Editorial Committee
-Perform editorial and production work, including proofreading, fact checking, coordinating with Alki Web Editor on layout and graphics
-Prepare and coordinate communications related to Alki
-Coordinate advertising and business aspects of Alki, including soliciting and placing advertising and ensuring information is given to WLA office for preparation and distribution of invoices
-Coordinate Alki advertising and other fiscal matters with the WLA office
-Attend and report on Alki at quarterly WLA Board meetings
-Attend WLA Annual Conference as able

Desired qualifications:

-Experience soliciting and preparing content for publication
-Copy editing experience, including knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style
-Interest or experience in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-racist work
-Library experience
-Prior WLA experience i.e.: attending/presenting at WLA events, WLA committee participation, submitted to Alki in the past