Member at Large (2022-2024)

Danielle Burbank

Danielle Burbank (Diné) is originally from Crystal, New Mexico. Her clans are Hashk’ąąhadzohi (Yucca Fruit-Strung-Out-In-A-Line), born for Tséńjíkiní (Cliff Dwellers People), maternal grandfather Tábąąhá (Water’s Edge) and paternal grandfather Dziłtł’ahnii (Mountain Cove). Danielle has a Master of Arts in Teaching from Cameron University and Master of Arts in Information Resources and Library Science from the University of Arizona. She has worked for a Bureau of Indian Education school, academic library and currently with an educational technology company.



Allison Waukau

Allison Waukau (Menominee/Navajo) resides in Minneapolis, MN and has worked in Community Engagement since 2017 at Hennepin County. Allison currently is serving as Vice President with the American Indian Library Association and one of Library Journal’s 2021 Movers & Shakers Library Journal’s 2021 Movers & Shakers. Allison’s professional interests include creating a Hennepin County land and water acknowledgement, developing community-led library programs, and elevating the voices and perspectives of her Native community in and outside of the county. Featured on Minnesota Native NewsPRX Native Lights, and Circulating Ideas about raising Native representation in libraries.


Past- President

Cindy Hohl

ALA Spectrum Scholar
Director of Branch Operations, The Kansas City Public Library

JCLC 2022 (Steering Committee)

Email Me: ailaprez2020@gmail.com


Member at Large (2023-2024)

Stacy Wells

Stacy Wells (Choctaw Nation) is a youth librarian serving families and their children from birth to teens. She is on the steering committee for the North Texas Teen Book Festival and is a community advocate for kids with dyslexia. Stacy is also a writer, and her debut picture book, STRONGER THAN co-written by Nikki Grimes, is forthcoming from Heartdrum in 2025. She is also a recipient of the First People’s Fund Artist in Business Leadership Fellowship 2022. Stacy is featured in The Collective Spirit podcast, discussing her forthcoming books for children, as well as the challenges of publishing Choctaw stories.