Directories of the State and Regional Chapters

Contact, Conference, and Advocacy Information for State and Regional Chapters

Please send any changes to Don Wood, Chapter Relations Office. This page was last updated December 12, 2017. See also ALA Chapters.

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Alabama Library Association

Alabama Library Association, 6030 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117, 334-414-0113, Angie Moore, Association Administrator, allibraryassoc@gmail.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1904

Conference(s): 2018: April 10-13, Florence, AL

President: Sonya Jordan, jordans@mtnbrook.k12.al.us; President-Elect: Carrie Steinmehl, carries@bham.lib.al.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jeff Simpson, jsimpson25000@outlook.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alabama Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 5/23/17.

Alaska Library Association

Alaska Library Association, P.O. Box 81084, Fairbanks, AK 99708, (907) 479-5196, FAX (907) 474-6841; Executive Officer: Stacey Glaser, staceylglaser@gmail.com

Founded: 1972

Conference(s): 2018: March 8-11, Anchorage, AK

President: Mollie Good, mgood@ci.valdez.ak.us; President Elect: Erin Hollingsworth, erin.hollingsworth@tuzzy.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Hunt, sdhunt3@alaska.edu (2019), Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alaska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in February); Correct as of 10/3/16.

Arizona Library Association

Arizona Library Association, Association Managers of America, Inc., 1030 E. Baseline Road, Ste. 105-1025, Tempe, AZ 85283, (480) 609-3999, FAX (480) 609-3939; Executive Secretary: Debbie Hanson, admin@azla.org

Founded: 1926

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Gina Macaluso, ginamacaluso@email.arizona.edu; President-Elect: Michelle Simon, Michelle.Simon@pima.gov; ALA Chapter Councilor: Dan Stanton, danton@asu.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Engage Arizona

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 11/1/17.

Arkansas Library Association

Arkansas Library Association, Arkansas Library Association, 3416 Primm Lane, Birmingham, AL  35216, Maureen Huseman, ArLA Business Office, 501-860-7585; 800-241-4590; info@arlib.org

Founded: 1911

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: David Eckert, david@libraryinjonesboro.org; President-elect: Dean Covington, dcovington@uca.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lacy Wolfe, wolfel@obu.edu (2018) ; Library Advocacy: Take Action for Arkansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 5/8/17.

California Library Association

California Library Association, 1055 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 500, Pasadena, CA. 91106; 626-204-4071, http://www.cla-net.org; Business Manager: Beth Wrenn-Estes, bwestes@cla-net.org

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Helen McAlary, hmcalary@ci.ontario.ca.us; President-Elect: Dolly Goyal, goyal@smcl.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Patty Wong, pattywong61@comcast.net (2017); Library Advocacy: Take Action for California Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 5/23/17.

Colorado Association of Libraries

Colorado Association of Libraries, 12011 Tejon Street, Suite 700, Westminster, CO 80234, (303) 463-6400; Fax: 303-458-0002: Contact Amanda Rewerts, amanda@imigroup.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1892

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Dana Abbey, dana.abbey@ucdenver.edu; President-Elect: Carol Smith, arabicsmith@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Annie Epperson, annie.epperson@unco.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Colorado Libraries

(Chapter Officers change January 1); Correct as of 11/6/17

Connecticut Library Association

Connecticut Library Association, Connecticut Library Association, 234 Court Street, Middletown, CT 06457, (860) 346-2444, FAX (860) 344-9199, cla@ctlibrarians.org: Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Glenn Grube, ggrube@avonctlibrary.info; Vice President/President Elect: Kate Byroade, LibraryDirector@colchesterct.gov; ALA Chapter Councilor: Carl A. Antonucci, Jr., antonucci@ccsu.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Connecticut Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/12/17

Delaware Library Association

Delaware Library Association, c/o Delaware Division of Libraries, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, DE 19901, dla@dla.lib.de.us; Executive Director: Cathay Keough Cathay.keough@lib.de.us.

Founded: 1934

Conference(s): 2018: May 2-4, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Maryland Library Association

President: Michelle Hughes, michelle.hughes@lib.de.us; Vice President: TBA; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lauren Wallis, lwallis@udel.edu (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Delaware Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 9/19/17

District of Columbia Library Association

District of Columbia Library Association, P.O. Box 1653, Union Station, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 707-7655; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1894

Conference(s): n/a

President: Candice Townsend, dclapresident@gmail.com; President-Elect: Nicholas Brown, dclavicepresident@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Richard Huffine, dclachapterconcilor@gmail.com (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for District of Columbia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 8/8/17.

Florida Library Association

Florida Library Association, 541 East Tennessee Street, Suite 103, Tallahassee, FL 32308, (850) 270-9205, Fax (850) 270-9405; Interim Executive Director: Dawn Pollock, dawn@flalib.org

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Robin Shader, rshader@nwrls.com; President-Elect: Sarah Hammill, hammills@fiu.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sara Gonzalez, sgonzalez@seminolecountyfl.gov (2017); Elana Karshmer, elana.karshmer@saintleo.edu (2020); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Florida Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May (dates vary as officers change at end of each annual conference); Correct as of 6/16/17

Georgia Library Association

Georgia Library Association, Administrative Services, c/o Dr. Gordon Baker, P.O. Box 793, Rex, GA 30273-0793; Delivery Address: Dr. Gordon Baker, Clayton State University Library, P.O. Box 285/2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow, GA 30260, (678) 466-4325, gordonbaker@clayton.edu

Founded: 1897

Conference(s): 2018: October 3-5, Columbus, GA

President: Fred Smith, fsmith@georgiasouthern.edu; President-Elect: Jennifer Lautzenheiser, lautzenheiserj@bibblib.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amy Eklund, aeklund@gwinnettpl.org (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Georgia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 10/31/17

Hawaii Library Association

Hawaii Library Association, P.O. Box 4441, Honolulu, HI 96814-4441; Executive Director: n/a; Hawaii.library.association@gmail.com

Founded: 1922

Conference(s): 2018: Joint Conference, Hawaii Library Association and Hawaii Association of School Librarians, TBA

President: D. Keali'i MacKenzie, david.kealii@gmail.com; President-Elect: Sharrese Castillo, sharrese.c.c@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Andrew B. Wertheimer,  wertheim@hawaii.edu (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Hawaii Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 10/31/17

Idaho Library Association

Idaho Library Association, P.O. Box 8533, Moscow, ID 83843; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2018: October 4-5, Moscow, ID

President: Amy Vecchione, amyvecchione@boisestate.edu; Vice-President: Erin Downey, erin.downey@boiseschools.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ben Hunter, bhunter@uidaho.edu (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Idaho Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 1/9/16

Illinois Library Association

Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654-6799, (312) 644-1896, FAX (312) 644-1899; Executive Director: Diane Foote, dfoote@ila.org

Founded: 1896

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Melissa Gardner, mgardner@palatinelibrary.org; President-Elect: Cynthia Fuerst, cfuerst@vapld.info; ALA Chapter Councilor: Allen Lanham, aklanham@eiu.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Illinois Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/19/17.

Indiana Library Federation

Indiana Library Federation, 941 E. 86th Street, Suite 260, Indianapolis, IN 46240, (317) 257-2040, FAX (317) 257-1389; Executive Director: Lucinda Nord, exec@ilfonline.org

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: ILF Children/Teen Library Conference, August 20-21, Horizon Center, Muncie IN; Annual Conference, November 12-14, Marriott Indy East, Indianapolis, IN

President: Dr. David Peter, dpeter@vinu.edu; President-Elect: Edra Waterman, ewaterman@hepl.lib.in.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jason Hatton, jhatton@barth.lib.in.us (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Indiana Libraries Complete ILF Legislation Page

(Chapter officers are on a calendar year; legislative committee co-chairs change in July.); Correct as of 3/16/17.

Iowa Library Association

Iowa Library Association, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266, 515-282-8192; Fax: 515-282-9117; admin@iowalibraryassociation.org; Melissa Primus, mprimus@iowalibraryassociation.org

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Rebecca Funke, rsfunke@dmacc.edu; President-Elect: Michael Wright, michaelw@dubcolib.lib.ia.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Samantha Helmick, shelmick@burlington.lib.ia.us (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Iowa Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 3/16/17

Kansas Library Association

Kansas Library Association, Northwest Kansas Library System, 2 Washington Sq., Norton, KS 67654, 785-877-5148; kansaslibraryassociation@yahoo.com

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: George Seamon, director@nwkls.org; President-Elect: Laurel Littrell, laurlit@k-state.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Marie Pyko, mpyko@tscpl.org (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 12/11/17.

Kentucky Library Association

Kentucky Library Association, 5932 Timber Ridge Drive, Suite 101, Prospect, KY  40059; 502-223-5322 (O) * 502-223-4937 (F); Executive Director: Tom Underwood, info@kylibasn.org

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2018: KLA/KASL Annual Conference, September 19-22, Galt House, Louisville, KY

President: Tara Griffith, tara.griffith@barren.kyschools.us; President-Elect: Debbra Tate, debbra.tate@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Rice, lisar@warrenpl.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kentucky Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/31/17

Louisiana Library Association

Louisiana Library Association, 8550 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 1001, Baton Rouge, LA 70809; 225-922-4642; fax: 225-408-4422; toll free: 877-550-7890; Executive Director: Bland O’Connor, office@llaonline.org

Founded: 1925

Conference(s): 2018: March 7-9, Alexandria Riverfront Convention Center, Alexandria, LA

President: Patricia Brown, brownpa@nsula.edu; President-Elect: Catherine A. Smith, catlib2000@yahoo.comALA Chapter Councilor:  Vivian McCain vmccain@mylpl.org  (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Louisiana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/19/17

Maine Library Association

Maine Library Association, 93 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064; 207-730-3028; mainelibrary@gmail.com; Business Manager: Jenna Blake Davis

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Alisia Revitt, mla.alisiarevitt@gmail.com; Vice President: Jennifer A. Alvino, jaalvino@windhammaine.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kara Reiman, kreiman@westbrook.me.us (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maine Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 8/30/17.

Maryland Library Association

Maryland Library Association, 1401 Hollins St., Baltimore, MD 21223, (410) 947-5090, FAX (410) 947-5089, mla@mdlib.org; Executive Director: Margaret Carty, mla@mdlib.org

Founded: 1923

Conference(s): 2018: May 2-4, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Delaware Library Association

President: Denise Davis, ddavis@ccplnet.org; President-Elect: Joe Thompson, jthompson@carr.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lucy Holman, lholman@ubalt.edu (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maryland Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/11/17

Massachusetts Library Association

Massachusetts Library Association, PO Box 21, Seekonk, MA 02771, 781-698-7764; Fax: 781-998-0393; Executive Manager: Jen Zolkos, manager@masslib.org

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2018: TBD

President: Alex Lent, alent@minlib.net; Vice President: William Adamcyk, wadamczyk@ocln.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Charlotte Canelli, ccanelli@minlib.net (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Masschusetts Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/11/17.

Michigan Library Association

Michigan Library Association, 3410 Belle Chase Way, Suite 100, Lansing MI 48911, (517) 394-2774 ext. 224, FAX (517) 394-2675; Executive Director: Gail Madziar, gmadziar@milibraries.org,

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Steven K. Bowers, sbowers@wayne.edu; President-Elect: Kristin Shelley, kshelley@cityofeastlansing.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Bowers, sbowers@wayne.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Michigan Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/11/17

Minnesota Library Association

Minnesota Library Association, 400 S 4th St, Ste 754E • Minneapolis, MN 55415, phone: 612-294-6549; Executive Director: Tammy Schoenberg, tammy.schoenberg@management-hq.com, mla@management-hq.com;

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: October 11-12, St. Cloud River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, MN

President: Amy Boese, aboese@ramsey.lib.mn.us; President-Elect: Ryan McCormick, mcco0303@email.arizona.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Sara Ring ring0089@umn.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Minnesota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 10/31/17.

Mississippi Library Association

Mississippi Library Association, Administrator, P.O. Box 13687, Jackson, MS 39236, (601) 981-4586, info@misslib.org; Administrator: Paula Bass

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Jenniffer Stephenson, jstephenson@greenwood.lib.ms.us; Presdent-Elect: Sarah Mangrum, sarah.rials@usm.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ellen Ruffin, Ellen.Ruffin@usm.edu (2019); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Mississippi Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 9/19/17

Missouri Library Association

Missouri Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-7818. Association management contact: Tracy Byerly, mla@amigos.org; Linda Elkow, MLA Business Agent, 800-843-8482 x 2895; 636-529-1396 (fax); Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2018: October 10-12, Columbia, MO

President: Vicky Baker, vbaker@mymcpl.orgPresident-Elect: April Roy, aprilroy@kclibrary.org; Erin Gray, ering@thelibrary.org (January 2018); ALA Chapter Councilor: Dr. Stephanie D. Tolson stolson@stchas.edu (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Missouri Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 11/20/17

Montana Library Association

Montana Library Association, 33 Beartooth View Drive,  Laurel, MT 59044, (406) 579-3121); Executive Director: Debbi Kramer, debkmla@hotmail.com

Founded: 1913

Conference(s): 2018: TBA     

President: Lisa Mecklenberg Jackson, lisameckjack@gmail.com; President-Elect: Elizabeth Jonkel, ejonkel@missoula.lib.mt.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Matt Beckstrom, mbeckstrom@lclibrary.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Montana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 5/23/17

Nebraska Library Association

Nebraska Library Association, P.O. Box 21756, Lincoln, NE 68542-1756; 402-486-9285; Executive Director: Joe Pittman, NLAexecutivedirector@gmail.com

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Andrew Cano, nlapres@gmail.com; President-Elect: Rebecca McCorkindale, nlapresidentelect@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Micki Dietrich, mdietrich@omahalibrary.org (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nebraska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 12/12/17

Nevada Library Association

Nevada Library Association, 900 N Roop Street, Carson City, NV 89701; Executive Secretary: Kristy Isla, ardainia@yahoo.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1946

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in January)

President: Amy Dodson, adodson@douglas.lib.nv.usPresident-Elect: Soraya Silverman-Montano, sorayasilverman@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steve T. Dimoulas, dimoulass@lvccld.org (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nevada Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 10/16/17.

New Hampshire Library Association

New Hampshire Library Association, c/o NH State Library, 20 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6314; Secretary: TBA, (603) 640-3267; Secretary: Matthew Gunby, 603-279-4303, matthew@meredithlibrary.org

Founded: 1889

Conference(s): 2019: May 9-10, Mill Falls at the Lake, Meredith, NH

President: Sylvie Brikiatis, sbrikiatis@nesmithlibrary.org; President-Elect: Christine Friese, ccfriese@cityofportsmouth.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amy Lappin, amy.lappin@leblibrary.com (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Hampshire Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 10/31/17

New Jersey Library Association

New Jersey Library Association, P.O. Box 1534, Trenton, NJ 08607, (609) 394-8032, FAX (609) 394-8164, ptumulty@njla.org; Executive Director: Patricia A. Tumulty, ptumulty@njla.org

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2018: May 30-June 1 at Harrah's in Atlantic City, NJ

(Chapter Officers change in July)

President: Michael Maziekien, maz@lmxac.org; President-Elect: Leah Wagner, lwagner@monroetwplibrary.org ALA Chapter Councilor: Jayne Beline, jayne.beline@parsippanylibrary.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Jersey Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/11/17

New Mexico Library Association

New Mexico Library Association, Administrative Assistant: Linda O'Connell, c/o NMLA, P.O. Box 26074, Albuquerque, NM 87125, (505) 400-7309, FAX (505) 891-5171, admin@nmla.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1924

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Lynette Schurdevin, lschurdevin@rrnm.gov; Vice President/President Elect: Marian Royal, marian.royal@aps.edu; ALA-APA Councilor: Stephanie Wilson, libsew@nmcourts.gov (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for New Mexico Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 9/21/17

New York Library Association

New York Library Association, 6021 State Farm Road, Guilderland, NY 12084, (518) 432-6952 ext. 101, FAX (518) 427-1697; Executive Director: Jeremy Johannesen, director@nyla.org

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Tim Burke, tim.burke@uhls.lib.ny.us; President-Elect: Michelle Young, myoung@clarkson.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jennifer Ferriss, jferriss@sals.edu (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New York Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 11/28/17.

North Carolina Library Association

North Carolina Library Association, Executive Assistant: Kim Parrott, North Carolina Library Association, 1841 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604, (919) 839-6252, FAX: (919) 839-6253, nclaonline@gmail.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1904

Conference(s):  2019: October 16 – 20, 63rd Biennial Conference, Winston Salem, NC

President: Michael Crumpton, macrumpt@uncg.edu; President-Elect: Lorrie Russell, lorrie.russell@highpointnc.gov; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Lynda Kellam, lmkellam@uncg.edu (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Carolina Libraries

(Officers, Two-year term; change in October); Next change will be October 2019

North Dakota Library Association

North Dakota Library Association, P.O. Box 1595, Bismarck, ND 58502-1595, (701) 527-7948, FAX 701-250-1835

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2018: October 3-5, Minot, ND

President: Stephanie Baltzer Kom, sbaltzerkom@nd.gov; President-Elect: Maggie Townsend, maggie_townsend@bismarckschools.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Laurie McHenry, laurie.mchenry@email.und.edu (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 10/31/17

Ohio Library Council

Ohio Library Council, 1105 Schrock Road, Suite 440, Columbus, OH 43229, (614) 410-8092, FAX (614) 410-8098; Executive Director: Doug Evans, devans@olc.org

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2018: October 3-5, Kalahari Resort and Conference Center, Sandusky, OH

Chair of the Board:  Andrew Mangels, amangels@westlakelibrary.org; Vice Chair of the Board/Chair-Elect: Nick Tepe, cntepe@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Meg Delaney, meg.delaney@toledolibrary.org (2018); Library Advocacy:  Protect the PLF

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 9/19/17

Oklahoma Library Association

Oklahoma Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-6902; 800-843-8482 (option 1); fax: 636-529-1396; ola@amigos.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1907

Conference(s): 2018: April 23-25, Hyatt Regency, Tulsa, OK

President: Linda Pye, linda.pye@swosu.edu; President-Elect:  Stacy Schrank, sschrank@norman.k12.ok.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Nicole Sump-Crethar, sumpcre@okstate.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oklahoma Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 10/31/17

Oregon Library Association

Oregon Library Association, P.O. Box 3067, La Grande, OR 97850, (541) 962-5824; Shirley Roberts, Association Management Services, sroberts.ola@gmail.com  Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1940

Conference(s): 2018: April 18-21, Eugene, OR

President: Buzzy Nielsen, olapresident@olaweb.org; President-Elect: Esther Moberg, olavp@olaweb.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Danielle Jones, alachaptercouncilor@olaweb.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oregon Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 9/19/17

Pennsylvania Library Association

Pennsylvania Library Association, 220 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, 717-766-7663, FAX (717) 766-5440; Executive Director: Christi Buker, christi@palibraries.org

Founded: 1901

Conference(s): 2018: October 14-17, Harrisburg, PA; 2019: April 7-10, Erie, PA; 2020: March 29-April 1, Mount Pocono, PA

President: Carrie Turner, cturner@mclinc.org; President Elect: Tina Hertel, tinahertel@muhlenberg.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Rob Lesher, rlesher@dcls.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Pennsylvania Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 02/617

Rhode Island Library Association

Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02904; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1903

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Kieran Ayton, kayton@ric.edu; President-Elect: Julie Holden, vicepresident@rilibraries.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jack Martin, jmartin@provlib.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Rhode Island Libraries

(Chapter Officers, Two-year term; Officers change in June); Correct as of 7/19/16

South Carolina Library Association

South Carolina Library Association, Donald Wood, Executive Secretary • South Carolina Library Association • PO Box 1763 • (SCLA, 1300 12th Street, Ste. B, Cayce, SC 29033), Columbia, SC 29202 • 803-252-1087 • scla@capconsc.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2018: October 31-November 2, Joint Conference with the South Carolina Library Association, Greenville, SC

President: Jimmie Epling, jimmie.epling@darlington-lib.org; President-Elect: Amanda Stone, astone@statelibrary.sc.gov; ALA Chapter Councilor: Virginia Alexander Cononie, vcononie@uscupstate.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Carolina Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 10/31/17.

South Dakota Library Association

South Dakota Library Association, Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Stephanie Brewer, PO Box 582, Spearfish, SD 57783, sdlibraryassociation@gmail.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1917

Conference(s): 2018: Sioux Falls, SD, Sioux Falls Convention Center; 2019: Spearfish, SD, Spearfish Holiday Inn Convention Center

President: Danielle De Jager-Loftus, Danielle.Loftus@usd.edu; Vice-President/President Elect: Mary Francis, mary.francis@dsu.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Elizabeth Fox, Elizabeth.Fox@sdstate.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/4/16

Tennessee Library Association

Tennessee Library Association, P.O. Box 241074, Memphis, TN 38124-1074, (901) 485-6952; Executive Director: Annelle Huggins, arhuggins1@comcast.net

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2018: April 4-6, Memphis, TN

President: Jeffie Nicholson, jeffieruth@gmail.com; President-Elect: Heather Lanier, heather.lanier@brentwoodtn.gov; ALA Chapter Councilor: Courtney Fuson, court1824@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Tennessee Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 5/25/17)

Texas Library Association

Texas Library Association, 3355 Bee Cave Rd. #401, Austin, TX 78746-6763, (800) 580-2852 or (512) 328-1518, FAX (512) 328-8852; Executive Director: Dana Braccia, danab@txla.org

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2018: Apr. 3-6, Dallas, 2019: Apr. 15-18, Austin; 2020: March 24-March 27, Houston; 2021: Apr. 20-23, San Antonio; 2022: April 11-14, Fort Worth; 2023: April 18-21, Austin; 2024: April 9-12, Dallas. See TLA's conference page for latest conference information.

President: Ling Hwey Jeng, ljeng@twu.edu; President-Elect: Jennifer LaBoon, jennifer.laboon@fwisd.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Dale K. McNeill, dale.mcneill.ala@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Texas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 10/5/17

Utah Library Association

Utah Library Association, P.O. Box 708155, Sandy, UT 84070, admin@ula.org; Executive Director: Barbara Hopkins, barbara.hopkins@ula.org.

Founded: 1912

Conference(s): 2018: May 16-18, Provo, UT

President: Dan Compton, dcompton@summitcounty.org; President-Elect: Rebekah Cummings, rebekah.cummings@utah.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Pamela Martin, pamela.martin@usu.edu (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Utah Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/23/17

Vermont Library Association

Vermont Library Association, P.O. Box 803, Burlington, VT 05402-0803; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1893

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Joy Worland, vermontlibrariespresident@gmail.comPresident-Elect: Cindy Weber, vermontlibrariesvicepresident@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Marti Fiske, marti@williston.lib.vt.us (2020); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Vermont Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/26/17

Virginia Library Association

Virginia Library Association, PO Box 56312, Virginia Beach, VA 23456; Executive Director: Lisa R. Varga, vla.lisav@cox.net, Phone: 757-689-0594, FAX: 757-447-3478

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): 2018: September 26-28, Colonial Williamsburg; 2018: September 26-28, Colonial Williamsburg, VA; 2019: October 23-25, Norfolk, VA; 2020: October 28-30, The Homestead, Hot Springs, VA

President: Todd Elliott, elliottt@portsmouthva.gov; President-Elect: Jessica Scalph, jscalph@pwcgov.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Samantha Thomason, sthomason@crrl.org (2019); Take Action for Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/23/17

Washington Library Association

Washington Library Association, PO Box 33808 Seattle, WA 98133, (206) 823-1138; Executive Director: Kate Laughlin; send inquiries, etc., to info@wla.org

Founded: 1931 (See “Twenty-Five Years of the WA Library Association,” by Helen Johns, published in 1956)

Conference(s): 2018: October 17-20, Yakima Convention Center, Yakima, WA

President: Craig Seasholes, seasholes@gmail.com; President-Elect: Rhonda Gould, rhondag@wwrurallibrary.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Christine Peck, cmpecks@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Washington Libraries

(Chapter Officers, One-year term; change in January); Correct as of 10/13/17

West Virginia Library Association

West Virginia Library Association, P.O. Box 1432, Morgantown, WV 26507; Executive Director: Kelly Funkhouser, wvlaexdir@gmail.com

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

Annual Conference 2018: TBA

President: Gretchen Beach, beachgr@marshall.edu; President-elect: Brenna Call, brenna.call@mail.mln.lib.wv.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Majed Khader, Khader@marshall.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for West Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December 1st and ends November 30); Correct as of 2/7/17

Wisconsin Library Association

Wisconsin Library Association, 4610 South Biltmore Lane, Suite 100, Madison, WI 53718-2153; (608) 245-3640, FAX (608) 245-3646; Executive Director: Plumer Lovelace, lovelace@wisconsinlibraries.org.

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Jean Anderson, jean@scls.info; President-Elect: Marge Loch-Wouters, lochwouters@gmail.com (President in January); President-Elect in January: Scott Vrieze, sbvrieze@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sherry Machones, sherrymachones@gmail.com (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wisconsin Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 11/8/17

Wyoming Library Association

Wyoming Library Association, P.O. Box 1387, Cheyenne, WY 82003-1387; Executive Secretary: Laura Grott, Wyoming Library Association, (307) 632-7622, grottski@aol.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President: Katrina Brown, kbrown@sheridan.edu; Vice-President: Kate Mutch, kmutch@natronacountylibrary.orgALA Chapter Councilor: Brian Greene, brian.greene@wyo.gov; (2018), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wyoming Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 9/12/17

Regional chapters, Guam, and Virgin Islands

| Mountain Plains | Pacific Northwest | New England | Southeastern |

| Guam | Virgin Islands |

Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA)

State Associations within MPLA

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming

Founded: 1948

Conference(s): 2018: (Fall) - October 23-26, Hyatt, Wichita, Kansas - Joint with Kansas Library Association

(Officers change at conference)

President: Annie Epperson, Annie.Epperson@unco.edu; President-Elect: Leslie Langley, vicepresident@mpla.us; Executive Secretary, Judy Zelenski, 14293 W Center Dr, Lakewood, CO 802289, (303) 985-7795, execsecretary@mpla.us

Publication

Journal: MPLA Newsletter, Melanie Argo, editor@mpla.us, Issued Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., and Dec. Deadlines 1st of month preceding month of publication.

New England Library Association (NELA)

State Associations within NELA

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Founded: 1939

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President and President-Elect Chapter Officers change in October)

President: Mary Danko, president@nelib.org; President-elect/Conference Chair: Debbi Gadwah-Lambert, vice-president@nela.org

Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)

State and Other Associations within PNLA

Alaska, Idaho, MontanaWashington, Alberta, Canada; British Columbia, Canada

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2018: TBA

President and President-Elect (Chapter Officers change in August)

President: Jenny Grenfell, jgrenfell@trlib.org; President-Elect: Rick Stoddart, rstoddart@uidaho.eduSecretary: Candice Stenstrom, candice.stenstrom@interlinklibraries.ca, Montana State University Billings Library, 1500 University Drive, Billings MT 59101, 406-657-1661, 406-657-2037 (fax)

Publication

Journal: PNLA Quarterly, Publications Office, University of Idaho Library, (208) 885-7737, Issued in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.

Southeastern Library Association (SELA)

State and Other Associations within SELA

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Founded: 1920

Conference(s) (biennial): 2018: October 31-November 2, Joint Conference with the South Carolina Library Association, Greenville, SC

President and President-Elect (Chapter Officers, Two-year term; Officers change in January)

President: Linda Suttle Harris, lharris@uab.edu; President-Elect: Tim Dodge, dodgeti@auburn.edu; Dr. Gordon N. Baker, GordonBaker@clayton.edu; SELA Mailing Address:, SELA Administrative Services, P.O. Box 950, Rex, GA 30273-0950, 678/466-4325, 678/466-4349 (FAX)

SELA Delivery Address:, Dr. Gordon N. Baker, Clayton State University Library, 2000 Clayton State Blvd., Morrow, GA 30260

Journal: The Southeastern Librarian, Perry Bratcher, Northern Kentucky University, (859) 572-6309, bratcher@nku.edu, Issued Feb., May, Aug., and Nov. Deadlines 15th of month three months preceding of publication. Circulation 1750.

Guam Library Association

Founded:

Conference(s): Periodically

President: Dante O. Perez, perezdante55@yahoo.com; Vice President of Programs: Courtney Marshall, cmarshall81@gmail.com; Vice President of Membership: Christine B. Matson, christie.matson@guamcc.edu; Secretary:  Roland A. San Nicolas, rolandsn@gmail.com; Treasurer:  Paul B. Drake, paulguam@yahoo.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kris Seerengan (2017),  krisseerengan@yahoo.com

Mailing Address, Guam Library Association, P.O. Box 4226, Hagatna, GU 96932-021

Correct as of 09/12/17

Virgin Islands Library Association

Virgin Islands Library Association, PO Box 446, Kingshill, VI 00851-0446

Founded:

Conference(s):

President, President-Elect, Chapter Councilor

President: Judith V. Rogers (2004 - 2006), jrogers@uvi.edu; Vice President: Carol Grant (2005-2006); ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA