ALA Chapters Directory

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Alabama Library Association

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

Founded: 1904

Conference(s): 2019: April 2-5, Clear Point, AL

President: Carrie Steinmehl; President-Elect: Jessica Hayes; ALA Chapter Councilor: Paula Laurita (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alabama Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 4/26/18.

Alaska Library Association

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

Founded: 1972

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Mollie Good; President Elect: Erin Hollingsworth; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Hunt (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., 6101 S. Rural Rd. #106, Tempe, AZ 85283, (480) 609-3999, FAX (480) 609-3939; Executive Secretary: Debbie Hanson Tripp

Founded: 1926

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Gina Macaluso; President-Elect: Michelle Simon; ALA Chapter Councilor: Dan Stanton (2021); Library Advocacy:  Engage Arizona

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 4/30/18.

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

Founded: 1911

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Dean Covington; President-elect: Jil'lana Heard; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lacy Wolfe (2021) ; Library Advocacy: Take Action for Arkansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 10/16/18.

California Library Association

California Library Association, 1055 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 500, Pasadena, CA. 91106; 626-204-4071; Business Manager: Beth Wrenn-Estes

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Michelle Perera; President-Elect: Hillary Theyer; ALA Chapter Councilor: Cecilia Tovar (2020); Library Advocacy: Take Action for California Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 11/12/18.

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, Business Manager; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1892

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Carol Smith; President-Elect: Tammy Sayles; ALA Chapter Councilor: Annie Epperson (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Colorado Libraries

(Chapter Officers change January 1); Correct as of 1/18/18

Connecticut Library Association

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

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: April 29-30, Mystic Marriott Hotel and Spa, Groton, CT

President: Kate Byroade; Vice President/President Elect: Lisa Karim; ALA Chapter Councilor: Erin Shea (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Connecticut Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/18/18

Delaware Library Association

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

Founded: 1934

Conference(s): 2019: May 1-3, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Maryland Library Association;

President: Sarah Katz; Vice President: Alison Wessel; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lauren Wallis (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Delaware Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/4/18

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: Nicholas Brown; President-Elect: Tracy Sumler; ALA Chapter Councilor: Richard Huffine (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for District of Columbia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/18/18.

Florida Library Association

Florida Library Association, 541 East Tennessee Street, Suite 103, Tallahassee, FL 32308, (850) 270-9205, Fax (850) 270-9405; Executive Director: Lisa O'Donnell

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Sarah Hammill; President-Elect: Eric Head; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sara Gonzalez (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 6/1/18

Georgia Library Association

Georgia Library Association, Administrative Services, c/o Dr. Gordon Baker, P.O. Box 30324, Savannah, GA 31410.  Delivery Address:  Dr. Gordon Baker, 270 Suncrest Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410.  Telephone Number:  404/444-0251

Founded: 1897

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Fred Smith; President-Elect: Jennifer Lautzenheiser; ALA Chapter Councilor: Tamika Barnes (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Georgia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 7/5/18

Hawaii Library Association

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

Founded: 1922

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Gwen Sinclair; President-Elect: Sharrese Castillo; ALA Chapter Councilor: Andrew B. Wertheimer (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Hawaii Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 4/25/18

Idaho Library Association

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

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

Presidents: LeAnn Gelskey and Kate Lovan; Vice-President: Erin Downey; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ben Hunter (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Idaho Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/16/18

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

Founded: 1896

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Cynthia Fuerst; President-Elect: Molly Beestrum; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jeannie Dilger (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Illinois Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/12/18.

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

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: TBA; See events.

President: Edra Waterman; President-Elect: Susie Highley; ALA Chapter Councilor: Beth Munk (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Indiana Libraries ILF Advocacy/Legislative page

(Chapter officers are on a calendar year; legislative committee co-chairs change in July.); Correct as of 1/19/18.

Iowa Library Association

Iowa Library Association, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266, 515-282-8192; Fax: 515-282-9117; Melissa Primus

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Michael Wright; President-Elect: Dan Chibnall; ALA Chapter Councilor: Samantha Helmick (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Iowa Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 1/18/18

Kansas Library Association

Kansas Library Association, Northwest Kansas Library System, 2 Washington Sq., Norton, KS 67654, 785-877-5148

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: George Seamon; President-Elect: Laurel Littrell; ALA Chapter Councilor: Marie Pyko (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

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2019: October 24-25, Bowling Green, KY

President: Debbra Tate; President-Elect: Kandace Rogers; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Rice (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kentucky Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/18/18

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

Founded: 1925

Conference(s): 2019: March 13-15, Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge, LA

President: Catherine A. Smith; President-Elect: Sonnett Ireland;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Vivian McCain (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Louisiana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/12/18

Maine Library Association

Maine Library Association, 93 Saco Avenue, Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064; 207-730-3028; Executive Director: Jenna Blake Davis

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Alisia Revitt; Vice President: Jennifer A. Alvino; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kara Reiman (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maine Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/18/18.

Maryland Library Association

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

Founded: 1923

Conference(s): 2019: May 1-3, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Delaware Library Association; 2020: May 6-8, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Delaware Library Association

President: Joseph Thompson; President-Elect: Andrea Berstler; ALA Chapter Councilor: David Dahl (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maryland Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/12/18

Massachusetts Library Association

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

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2019: May 20-23, Framingham, MA

President: William Adamcyk; Vice President: Esmé E. Green; ALA Chapter Councilor: Charlotte Canelli (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Massachusetts Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 10/11/18.

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

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Kristin Shelley; President-Elect: Michelle Boisvenue-Fox; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jennifer Dean (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Michigan Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/6/18

Minnesota Library Association

Minnesota Library Association, 400 S 4th St, Ste 754E • Minneapolis, MN 55415, phone: 612-294-6549; Executive Director: Tammy Schoenberg

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Ryan McCormick; President-Elect: Kirsten Clark; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Hannah Buckland (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Minnesota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 11/12/18.

Mississippi Library Association

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

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Sarah Mangrum; President-Elect: Sarah Crisler-Ruskey; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ellen Ruffin (2019); Library Advocacy: Contact MLA

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/18/18

Missouri Library Association

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

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: April Roy; President-Elect: Erin Gray; ALA Chapter Councilor: Dr. Stephanie D. Tolson (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Missouri Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/18/18

Montana Library Association

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

Founded: 1913

Conference(s): 2019: TBA   

President: Elizabeth Jonkel; President-Elect: Mary Anne Hansen; ALA Chapter Councilor: Matt Beckstrom (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Montana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change on June 1); Correct as of 6/20/18

Nebraska Library Association

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

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Rebecca McCorkindale; President-Elect: Michael Straatmann; ALA Chapter Councilor: Micki Dietrich (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nebraska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/16/18

Nevada Library Association

Nevada Library Association, 900 N Roop Street, Carson City, NV 89701; Executive Secretary: Sue Yang-Peace; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1946

Conference(s): 2018: TBA: 2019: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in January)

President: Soraya Silverman-Montano; President-Elect: Jeff Scott; ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nevada Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/25/18.

New Hampshire Library Association

New Hampshire Library Association, c/o NH State Library, 20 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6314; Secretary: Matthew Gunby, 603-279-4303

Founded: 1889

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

President: Sylvie Brikiatis; President-Elect: Christine Friese; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lori Fisher (2021); 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; Executive Director: Patricia A. Tumulty

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in July)

President: Leah Wagner; President-Elect: Tonya Garcia;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Jayne Beline (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Jersey Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/23/18

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; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1924

Conference(s): 2019: October 21-October 23, Albuquerque, NM

President: John Sandstrom; Vice President/President Elect: TBA; ALA-APA Councilor: Lynette Schurdevin (2019); Library Advocacy: Take Action for New Mexico Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 5/17/18

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

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2019: Saratoga Springs, November 13-16; 2020: Saratoga Springs, November 4-7

President: Tim Burke; President-Elect: Michelle Young ALA Chapter Councilor: Jennifer Ferriss (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 Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1904

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

President: Michael Crumpton; President-Elect: Lorrie Russell; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Lynda Kellam (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

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Maggie Townsend; President-Elect: Traci Lund; ALA Chapter Councilor: Laurie McHenry (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 10/16/18

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

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2019: September 25-27, Duke Energy Center and Hyatt Regency, Cincinnati, OH

Chair of the Board:  Nick Tepe; Vice Chair of the Board/Chair-Elect: Kacie Armstrong; ALA Chapter Councilor: Meg Delaney (2021); Library Advocacy:  Protect the PLF

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 8/7/18

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; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1907

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Stacy Schrank; President-Elect: Lisa Wells; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sarah E. Robbins (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oklahoma Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 8/3/18

Oregon Library Association

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

Founded: 1940

Conference(s): 2019: Vancouver, WA, April 17-20 (joint conference with Washington Library Association)

President: Esther Moberg; President-Elect: Elaine Hirsch; ALA Chapter Councilor: Danielle Jones (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oregon Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 9/19/18

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

Founded: 1901

Conference(s): 2019: October 13-16, Erie, PA; 2020: October 18-21, Mount Pocono, PA

President: Tina Hertel; President Elect: Denise Sticha; ALA Chapter Councilor: Rob Lesher (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Pennsylvania Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/1918

Rhode Island Library Association

Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02940; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1903

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Kieran Ayton; President-Elect: Julie Holden; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jack Martin (2019); 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 •  Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Amanda Stone; President-Elect: Nathan Flowers; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kevin Reynolds (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Carolina Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 11/5/18.

South Dakota Library Association

South Dakota Library Association, Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Audrea Buller, 208 West 5th Avenue, PO Box 283, Lennox, SD 57039; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1917

Conference(s): 2019: Spearfish, SD, Spearfish Holiday Inn Convention Center

President: Maria Gruener; Vice-President/President Elect: Ashia Gustafson; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Brunick (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 9/20/18

Tennessee Library Association

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

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2019: April 24-66, Chattanooga, TN

President: Heather Lanier; Acting President: Jeffie Nicholson; President-Elect: Jill Rael; ALA Chapter Councilor: Susan L. Jennings (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Tennessee Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 10/19/18)

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

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2019: Apr. 15-18, Austin; 2020: March 24-27, Houston; 2021: Apr. 20-23, San Antonio; 2022: April 25-28, Fort Worth; 2023: April 19-22, Austin; 2024: April 16-19, San Antonio; 2025: April 1-4, Dallas; 2026: March 30-April 2, Houston; 2027: March 30-April 2 (city to be determined). See TLA's conference page for latest conference information.

President: Jennifer LaBoon; President-Elect: Cecilia Barham; ALA Chapter Councilor: Mary Woodard (2020), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Texas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 5/1/18

Utah Library Association

Utah Library Association, P.O. Box 708155, Sandy, UT 84070; Executive Director: Barbara Hopkins

Founded: 1912

Conference(s): 2019: May 15-17, Sandy, UT

President: Rebekah Cummings; President-Elect: Vern Waters; ALA Chapter Councilor: Pamela Martin (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Utah Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/18/18

Vermont Library Association

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

Founded: 1893

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Cindy Weber; President-Elect: Amy Olsen; ALA Chapter Councilor: Marti Fiske (2020); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Vermont Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 6/12/18

Virginia Library Association

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

Founded: 1905

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

President: Jessica Scalph; President-Elect: Jennifer Resor-Whicker; ALA Chapter Councilor: Samantha Thomason (2019); Take Action for Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 10/23/18

Washington Library Association

Washington Library Association, PO Box 33808 Seattle, WA 98133, (206) 823-1138; Executive Director: Kate Laughlin

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

Conference(s): 2019: Vancouver, WA, April 17-20 (joint conference with OLA); 2020: Spokane, WA, October 7-10

President: Rhonda Gould; President-Elect: Emily Keller; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Bailey (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Washington Libraries

(Chapter Officers, One-year term; change in January); Correct as of 10/16/18

West Virginia Library Association

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

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

Annual Conference: 2019: TBA

President: Brenna Call; President-elect: Megan Tarbett; ALA Chapter Councilor: Majed Khader (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for West Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December 1st and ends November 30); Correct as of 11/18/18

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

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Marge Loch-Wouters President-Elect: Scott Vrieze; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sherry Machones (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wisconsin Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/18/18

Wyoming Library Association

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

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

President: Kate Mutch; Vice-President: Abby Beaver; ALA Chapter Councilor: Janice Grover-Roosa (2021), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wyoming Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 8/7/18

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; see A Tribute Resolution Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) This memorial resolution was adopted by the ALA Council on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Conference(s): 2019: October

(Officers change at conference)

President: Annie Epperson; President-Elect: Leslie Langley; Executive Secretary, Judy Zelenski, 14293 W Center Dr, Lakewood, CO 80228, (303) 985-7795

Publication

Journal: MPLA Newsletter, Melanie Argo, 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): 2019: TBA

President and President-Elect Chapter Officers change in October)

President: Deborah Dutcher; President-elect/Conference Chair: Susan Edmonds

Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)

State and Other Associations within PNLA

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

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2019: TBA

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

President: Jenny Grenfell; President-Elect: Rick Stoddart;  Secretary: Candice Stenstrom; 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) (Annual): 2019: TBA

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

President: Linda Suttle Harris; President-Elect: Tim Dodge; Administrative Services, c/o Dr. Gordon Baker, P.O. Box is 30703, Savannah, GA 31410.  Delivery Address:  Dr. Gordon Baker, 270 Suncrest Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410.  Telephone Number:  404/444-0251

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

Correct as of 5/21/18

Guam Library Association

Founded:

Conference(s): Periodically

President: Dante O. Perez,; Vice President of Programs: Courtney Marshall; Vice President of Membership: Christine B. Matson; Secretary:  Roland A. San Nicolas; Treasurer:  Paul B. Drake; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kris Seerengan (2017); Tel: (671) 735 - 2321

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

Correct as of 03/8/18

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); Vice President: Carol Grant (2005-2006); ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA

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