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Communication Committee: About Us

Information and Resources from the Communication Committee of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI)

What We Do

Our charge:

  • Analyzing and recommending communication outlets and strategies for keeping members informed of ALI’s activities, initiatives, and opportunities for involvement, including the onboarding of new directors and library employees.
  • Overseeing, organizing and monitoring the ALI website. This includes maintaining and updating general ALI information and the underlying software platform.
  • Soliciting and coordinating the submission and archiving of documents, both internal and external, related to ALI.
  • Determining how to best manage shared ALI documents and information. 
  • Fostering communication between ALI members, the Board, and its committees.

Meet Our Team



Laura Bernhardt
University of Southern Indiana


Karl Stutzman
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary

Charla Gilbert
Vincennes University
Brian Hickam
Indiana Tech

Elizabeth South
Indiana University East

Kate Sherrill
University of Southern Indiana

Marie White
Ivy Tech

Susan Thomas (ALI Secretary)
Indiana University (South Bend)