Jody Gray is the Diversity Outreach Librarian at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She is also the liaison to the Department of American Indian Studies and the Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature Department. Originally from Ridgeview, SD, Jody received her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Minnesota Morris and her Masters in Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. She has been an active member of AILA since 2004.

AILA Activities

  • Chair, International Indigenous Librarian Forum, 2013
  • Immediate Past President, 2011-2012
  • President, 2010-2011
  • Vice President/President Elect, 2009-2010
  • AILA Rep, JCLC 2 Board, 2008-2014
  • ALA Diversity Council, AILA Rep, 2004-2006)
  • Chair, ALA Diversity Council, AILA Rep, 2006-2008
  • Scholarship Committee, 2004-2006

Other Professional Activities

  • Board Member, Circle Newspaper, 2009-Present
  • Committee on Diversity, 2009-2011
  • ALA Emerging Leaders, 2007-2008
  • ALA Diversity Research Grant Selection Committee, 2006