Eileen Makoff is librarian at a New York City Public School: The Magnet School for Environmental Studies and Community Wellness in Coney Island. She currently serves on ALSC’s Grants Administration Committee. Previously, she served on ALSC’s Advocacy and Legislation and Membership Committees, as well as AASL’s Distinguished Service Award Committee. She is a member of New York City’s Department of Education NYC Reads 365 selection committee. She was a 2016 Morris Seminar participant and has been nominated to be on the ballot for the 2020 Newbery Committee.