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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): 2017: TBA

President: Paula Laurita, allibrarydirector@gmail.com; President-Elect: Jeffrey D. Graveline, jgraveli@uab.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jeff Simpson, jsimpson25000@outlook.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alabama Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 6/10/15.

Alaska Library Association

Alaska Library Association, P.O. Box 81084, Fairbanks, AK 99708, (907) 479-5196, FAX (907) 474-6841; Executive Officer: Patty Linville eo@akla.org

Founded: 1972

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Sara Saxton, ssaxton@ci.wasilla.ak.us; President Elect: Mollie Good, mgood@ci.valdez.ak.usALA Chapter Councilor: Daniel Cornwall, Daniel.cornwall@alaska.gov (2016); Steven Hunt, sdhunt3@alaska.edu (2019), Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alaska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in February); Correct as of 3/24/16.

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): 2016: November 2-4, Hilton El Conquistador in Tucson, AZ

President: Amber Mathewson, amber.mathewson@pima.gov; President-Elect: Sandy Edwards, azlasandy@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Aimee Fifarek, aimee.fifarek@phoenix.gov (2018); Library Advocacy:  Engage Arizona

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 3/28/16.

Arkansas Library Association

Arkansas Library Association, Arkansas Library Association, P.O. Box 958, Benton, AR 72018-0958, arlib2@sbcglobal.net; 501-860-7585; Fax: 501-778-4014; Executive Director: Lynda Hampel.

Founded: 1911

Conference(s): 2016: TBA

President: Judy Calhoun, director.searl@gmail.com; President-elect: David Eckert, david@libraryinjonesboro.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lacy Wolfe, wolfel@obu.edu (2018) ; Library Advocacy: Take Action for Arkansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 2/8/16.

California Library Association

California Library Association, 248 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite 101, Monrovia, CA 91016; 626-239-1776; Interim Executive Director: Natalie Cole, execdir@cla-net.org, ncole@cla-net.org, http://www.cla-net.org

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2015: November 5-8, Pasadena, CA; 2016: November 3-5, Sacramento, CA

President: Misty Jones mnjones@sandiego.gov; President-Elect: Helen McAlary, hmcalary@ci.ontario.ca.us; ALA Chapter Councilor: Patty Wong, pattywong61@comcast.net (2017); Library Advocacy: Take Action for California Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 11/10/15.

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): 2016: with MPLA, October 20-22, at the Loveland, CO, Embassy Suites

President: Dan Cordova, daniel.cordova@judicial.state.co.usPresident-Elect: TBAALA Chapter Councilor: Annie Epperson, annie.epperson@unco.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Colorado Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October; starts January 1); Correct as of 10/10/15

Connecticut Library Association

Connecticut Library Association, CLA Coordinator: Pamela Najarian, 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): 2016: TBA

President: Beth Crowley, crowleyb@scrantonlibrary.org; Vice President/President Elect: Karen Jensen, kjensen@blackstonelibrary.org; 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 4/20/16

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): 2017: May 10-12, Joint Maryland Library Association/Delaware Library Association, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD

President: Laurel Ferris, lferris@dtcc.edu; Vice President: Beth Kloetzer, ekloetzer@nccde.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Hannah Lee, hklee@udel.edu (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Delaware Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 6/11/15

District of Columbia Library Association

District of Columbia Library Association, P.O. Box 14177, Benjamin Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044, (202) 872-1112; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1894

Conference(s): n/a

President: Julius C. Jefferson Jr., dclapresident@gmail.com; President-Elect: Yvonne Dooley, dclavicepresident@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Candice Townsend, ctow@loc.gov (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for District of Columbia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 12/19/14.

Florida Library Association

Florida Library Association, 541 East Tennessee Street, Suite 103, Tallahassee, FL 32308, (850) 270-9205, Fax (850) 270-9405; Executive Director: Martina Brawer, martina.brawer@comcast.net

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): 2016: February 28-March 3, Historic Plaza Hotel in Daytona Beach, FL

President: Gene Coppola, gene@phlib.org; President-Elect: Elana Karshmer, Elana.Karshmer@saintleo.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Robin Shader, rshader@baycountyfl.gov (2017); 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 6/10/15

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): 2016: October 5-7, Athens, GA (meeting with SELA)

President: Cathy Jeffrey, cathy.gla2016@gmail.com; President-Elect: Elizabeth McKinney, emckinney@georgialibraries.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amy Eklund, amy.eklund@gpc.edu (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Georgia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 2/17/16.

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): 2017: TBA

President: Brian Huffman, brhuffma@hawaii.edu; President-Elect: Kara Plamann Wagoner, karapw@hawaii.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Andrew B. Wertheimer,  wertheim@hawaii.edu (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Hawaii Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 2/18/16

Idaho Library Association

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

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2016: October 5-7, Idaho Falls, ID

President: Kristi Haman, khaman@adalib.org; President-Elect: Amy Vecchione, amyvecchione@boisestate.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ben Hunter, bhunter@uidaho.edu (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Idaho Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 12/4/15

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: Robert P. Doyle, doyle@ila.org

Founded: 1896

Conference(s): 2016: October 18-20, Rosemont, IL; 2017: October 10-12, Tinley Park, IL

President: Betsy Adamowski, betsy@wheatonlibrary.org; President-Elect: Pattie Piotrowski, piotrowski@iit.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Allen Lanham, aklanham@eiu.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Illinois Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 12/31/15.

Indiana Library Federation

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

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2016: November 8-10, Indianapolis, IN

President: Robyn Young, rryoung@avon-schools.org; President-Elect: Dr. David Peter, dpeter@vinu.edu; 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 2/11/16.

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): 2015: Oct. 14-16, Des Moines, IA; 2016: Oct. 12-14, Dubuque

President: Allison Ames Galstad, agalstad@coralville.lib.ia.us; President-Elect: Rebecca Funke, rsfunke@dmacc.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Andrew Fuerste-Henry, AFuerste-Henry@dubuque.lib.ia.us (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Iowa Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December); Correct as of 2/11/16

Kansas Library Association

Kansas Library Association, 1020 SW Washburn, Topeka, KS 66604, (785) 580-4518, FAX (785) 580-4595; Exective Secretary: Cary Pressley, kansaslibraryassociation@yahoo.com

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2016: October 19-21, Wichita, KS

President: Kelly Fann, kfann@lawrence.lib.ks.us; President-Elect: Kim Gile, gilek@jocolibrary.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Marie Pyko, mpyko@tscpl.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 11/13/15.

Kentucky Library Association

Kentucky Library Association, 1501 Twilight Tr., Frankfort, KY 40601, (502) 223-5322, FAX (502) 223-4937,  Executive Director: Tom Underwood, info@kylibasn.org;

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2016: September 21-24

President: Julie Howe, Julie.howe@kctcs.edu; President-Elect:  Dave Schroeder, Dave.Schroeder@kentonlibrary.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Michele Ruth, Michele_ruth@georgetowncollege.edu (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kentucky Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 11/13/15

Louisiana Library Association

Louisiana Library Association, 8550 United Plaza Boulevard, Suite 1001, Baton Rouge, LA 70809; 225-922-4642; fax: 225-922-4611; toll free: 877-550-7890; Executive Director: Bland O’Connor, office@llaonline.org

Founded: 1925

Conference(s): 2016: March 8-10, Baton Rouge, LA

President: Paula Clemmons, pclemmons@episcopaldayschool.org; President-Elect: Mary Cosper-LeBoeuf mcleboeuf@mytpl.orgALA Chapter Councilor:  Stephanie Braunstein, sbraunst@lsu.edu (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Louisiana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 6/10/15

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): 2015: November 16-17; 2016: November 14-15

President: Bryce Cundick, bryce.cundick@maine.edu; Vice President: Alisia Revitt, mla.alisiarevitt@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jennifer A. Alvino, jaalvino@windhammaine.us (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maine Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 8/14/15.

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): 2017: May 10-12, Joint Maryland Library Association/Delaware Library Association, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD

President: Mary Hastler, Hastler@hcplonline.org; President-Elect: Kathleen Teaze, kteaze@pgcmls.info; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lucy Holman, lholman@ubalt.edu (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maryland Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 2/17/16

Massachusetts Library Association

Massachusetts Library Association, 55 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581, 781-698-7764; Fax: 781-998-0393; Executive Manager: Jen Zolkos, manager@masslib.org

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Eric Poulin, pouline@gcc.mass.edu; Vice President: Nanci Milone Hill, nhill@mvlc.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ruth Urell, urell@noblenet.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Masschusetts Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/7/15.

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): 2016: October 26-28

President: Leslie Warren, lwarren@nmu.edu; President-Elect: Kathleen Zaenger, Zaenger@howelllibrary.org); ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Bowers, sbowers@wayne.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Michigan Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 11/13/15

Minnesota Library Association

Minnesota Library Association, 400 S 4th St, Ste 401-223 • Minneapolis, MN 55415, phone: 612-294-6549; Executive Director: Tammy Schoenberg, tammy.schoenberg@management-hq.com, mla@management-hq.com;

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2016: September 29-30, Duluth, MN

President: Margaret Stone, Margaret.stone@co.dakota,mn.us; President-Elect: Amy Boese, aboese@ramsey.lib.mn.us; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Sara Ring ring0089@umn.edu (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Minnesota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 2/17/16.

Mississippi Library Association

Mississippi Library Association, Administrator: Barbara J. Price, P.O. Box 13687, Jackson, MS 39236, (601) 981-4586, info@misslib.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2016: October 18-21, Vicksburg, MS

President: Molly McManus, Molly.S.Mcmanus@usace.army.mil; Presdent-Elect: Jenniffer Stephenson, jstephenson@greenwood.lib.ms.us; 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 2/24/16

Missouri Library Association

Missouri Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-7818. Association management contact: Keith Gaertner, 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): 2016: October 5-7, Springfield, MO; 2017: October 4-6, St. Louis, MO.

President: Jodie Borgerding, jborgerding80@webster.edu; President-Elect: Vicky Baker, vbaker@mymcpl.org  ALA Chapter Councilor: Regina Greer Cooper, reginac@thelibrary.org (2016), Dr. Stephanie D. Tolson stolson@stchas.edu (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Missouri Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 1/4/16

Montana Library Association

Montana Library Association, PO Box 1352, Three Forks, MT 59752, (406) 670-8446; Executive Director: Debbi Kramer, debkmla@hotmail.com

Founded: 1913

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Samantha Hines, samantha.hines@umontana.edu; President-Elect: Lisa Mecklenberg Jackson, lisameckjack@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Matt Beckstrom, mbeckstrom@lclibrary.org (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Montana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 5/26/16

Nebraska Library Association

Nebraska Library Association, P.O. Box 21756 Lincoln, NE 68542-1756; 402-216-0727; Executive Director: Nicole Zink, nlaexecutivedirector@gmail.com

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2016: October 18-20, NLA/NSLA Annual Conference, Omaha, NE; 2017: October 10-13, NLA/NSLA Annual Conference, Kearney, NE

President: Julee Hector, j.hector@lincolnlibraries.org; President-Elect: ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Brenda Ealey, b.ealey@lincolnlibraries.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nebraska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 3/22/16

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): 2016: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in January)

President: Carol Lloyd celloyd@clan.lib.nv.usPresident-Elect: Scott Clonan, clonans@lvccld.org; 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 2/2/15.

New Hampshire Library Association

New Hampshire Library Association, c/o NH State Library, 20 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6314; Secretary: Mary White, Howe Library, Hanover, (603) 640-3267, mary.h.white@thehowe.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1889

Conference(s): 2016: November 3, Hooksett Public Library, Hooksett, NH

President: Jenn Hosking jenn.hosking@nashualibrary.org; President-Elect: Marilyn Borgendale, mborg@gmilcs.org; 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 3/29/16

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): 2017: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in July)

President: James Keehbler, jkeehbler@piscatawaylibrary.org; President-Elect: Chris Carbone, ccarbone@sbpl.info ALA Chapter Councilor: Jayne Beline, jayne.beline@parsippanylibrary.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Jersey Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 11/13/15

New Mexico Library Association

New Mexico Library Association, Administrative Assistant: Lorie Christian, 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): 2016: November 2-4,  Albuquerque, NM; 2017: November 1-3, Albuquerque, NM

President: Sharon Jenkins djenkins@nmsu.edu; Vice President/President Elect: Lynette Schurdevin, lschurdevin@rrnm.gov; ALA-APA Councilor: Valerie Nye, vnye@iaia.edu  (2016); Library Advocacy: Take Action for New Mexico Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 2/24/16

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): 2016: November 2-5, Saratoga Springs, NY

President: Debby Emerson, demerson@clrc.org; President-Elect: Barbara Kay Stripling, bstripli@syr.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Rocco Staino, rocco.staino@gmail.com (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New York Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 2/25/16.

North Carolina Library Association

North Carolina Library Association, Administrative 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): 2017: October 16 – 20, Winston Salem, NC

President: Rodney Lippard, rodney.lippard@rccc.edu; President-Elect: Michael Crumpton, macrumpt@uncg.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Dana Eure, deure@cmlibrary.org (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Carolina Libraries

(Officers, Two-year term; change in October); Correct as of 3/4/16.

North Dakota Library Association

North Dakota Library Association, Executive Secretary, Laurie Robertsdahl, P.O. Box 1595, Bismarck, ND 58502-1595, (701) 527-7948, FAX 701-250-1835, laurierobertsdahl@gmail.com

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2016: September 21-23, Dickinson, ND; 2017: October 4-6, Grand Forks, ND

President: Wendy Wendt, Wendy.Wendt@gflibrary.com; President-Elect: Lesley Gunderson, 004.678lg@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Laurie McHenry, laurie.mchenry@email.und.edu (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 02/18/16

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, olc@olc.org

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): 2016: September 28-30, Kalahari Resort and Conference Cener, Sandusky, OH

President: Alan Radnor, joalcar@aol.com; Vice President/President-Elect: Andrew Mangels, amangels@westlakelibrary.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jamie L Mason, j.mason@rrpl.org (2018); Library Advocacy:  Restore the PLF (Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 5/7/15

Oklahoma Library Association

Oklahoma Library Association, PO Box 6550, Edmond, OK 73083, Ph: 405-525-5100, Fax: 405-525-5103;  Executive Director: Kay Boies, kboies@sbcglobal.net

Founded: 1907

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Calypso Gilstrap - cgilstrap@norman.k12.ok.us; President-Elect: Melody Kellogg mkellogg@metrolibrary.org; 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 7/1/15

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): 2017: TBA

President: Jane Corry janec@multcolib.org; President-Elect: Elsa Loftis, eloftis@ocac.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Suzanne Sager, bvss@pdx.edu (2016), Danielle Jones, daniellej@multco.us; Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oregon Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September); Correct as of 9/8/15

Pennsylvania Library Association

Pennsylvania Library Association, 220 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, (717) 766-7663, FAX (717) 766-5440; Interim Executive Director: David G. Schappert, Director of Library Services, Marywood University, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509,

570-961-4764 office, 570-239-9522 mobile, execdir@palibraries.org

Founded: 1901

Conference(s): 2016: October 16-19, Kalahari Resort & Conference Center, Pocono Manor, PA

President: David Schappert, dschappert@marywood.edu; President Elect::  Jennifer Stocker, jenns@eastonpl.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ann Snowman, ams32@psu.edu (2016); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Pennsylvania Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 9/23/15

Rhode Island Library Association

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

Founded: 1903

Conference(s): 2016: TBA

President: Aaron Coutu, president@rilibraries.org; President-Elect: Julie DeCesare, 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 6/10/15

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): 2016: November 9-11, Columbia, SC

President: John Kennerly, kennerly@erskine.edu; President-Elect: Amber Conger, amberc@kershawcountylibrary.org; 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 2/8/16.

South Dakota Library Association

South Dakota Library Association, Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Stephanie Brewer, 729 S. 33rd Street, Spearfish, SD 57783, sdlaest@gmail.com; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1917

Conference(s): 2015: September 23-25, Rapid City Best Western Ramkota "Preparing for a Bright Future," Rapid City, SD; 2016: September 28-30- Watertown Event Center, Watertown, SD; 2017: September 27-29, Chamberlain Cedar Shore Resort, Cedar Shore, SD

President: Kathy Wibbels, KWibbels@cityofyankton.org; Vice-President/President Elect: Danielle De Jager-Loftus, Danielle.Loftus@usd.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 9/23/15

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): 2017: April 5-7, Knoxville, TN; 2018: April 4-6, Memphis, TN

President: Susan Jennings, suzyjenn620@gmail.com; President-Elect: Richard Groves: richardpgroves@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Courtney Fuson, court1824@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Tennessee Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 8/14/15)

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: Patricia H. Smith, pats@txla.org

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2017: Apr. 19-22, San Antonio; 2018: Apr. 10-13, Dallas, 2019: Apr. 2-5, Austin; 2020: March 31-April 3, Houston; 2021: Apr. 13-16, San Antonio; 2022: April 5-8, Fort Worth; 2023: April 18-21, Austin; 2024: April 9-12, Dallas. See TLA's conference page for latest conference information.

President: Walter Betts, w.betts@tcu.edu; President-Elect: ; 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 03/22/16

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): 2017: TBA

President: Jami Carter, jamic@tooelecity.org; President-Elect: Dan Compton, dcompton@summitcounty.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kent Slade, khslade@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Utah Libraries

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

Vermont Library Association

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

Founded: 1893

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Margaret Woodruff, vermontlibrariespresident@gmail.com; President-Elect: Joy Worland, vermontlibrariesvicepresident@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amy Wisehart, director@hartlandlibraryvt.org (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Vermont Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/27/16

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): 2016: October 26-28, The Omni Homestead Resort; 2017: October 11-13, Norfolk, VA

President: Martha Hutzel, mhutzel@crrl.org; President-Elect: Keith Weimer, kweimer@virginia.edu; ALA Chapter Councilor: Samantha Thomason, sthomason@crrl.org (2016); Take Action for Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 2/17/16.

Washington Library Association

Washington Library Association, 23607 Highway 99 STE 2-C, Edmonds, WA 9826, (425) 967-0739, FAX (425) 771-9588; Executive Director: TBA; send inquiries, etc., to info@wla.org

Founded: 1953

Conference(s): 2017: TBA

President: Darcy Brixey, dbrixey@kcls.org; President-Elect: Brianna Hoffman, bkhoffman1981@gmail.com; ALA Chapter Councilor: Christine Peck, cmpecks@gmail.com (2018); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Washington Libraries

(Chapter Officers, One-year term; change in April); Correct as of 5/7/15

West Virginia Library Association

West Virginia Library Association, P.O. Box 5221, Charleston, WV 25361, postmaster@wvla.org; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2016: October 5-7, Glade Springs Resort, WV

President: President: Emilee Seese, seesee@mail.mln.lib.wv.us; President-elect: Gretchen Beach, beachgr@marshall.edu; 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 10/20/15

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): 2015: November 4-7, Wisconsin Dells, WI; 2016: October 25-28, Milwaukee, WI

President: John Pollitz, pollitjh@uwec.edu; President-Elect: Pamela Westby Pamela@midlibrary.org; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sherry Machones, sherrymachones@gmail.com (2017); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wisconsin Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 12/18/14

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): 2016: September 21-23, Jackson, WY

President: Sid Stanfill, sstanfill@sublettecountylibrary.org; Vice-President: Katrina Brown, kbrown@sheridan.eduALA Chapter Councilor: Brian Greene, brian.greene@wyo.gov; (2018), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wyoming Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 2/16/16

Regional chapters, Guam, and Virgin Islands

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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): 2016: October 20-22 at the Loveland, CO Embassy Suites, with Colorado Association of Libraries; 2017: (Fall) Reno/Tahoe, Nevada - Joint with Nevada Library Association; 2018: (Fall) - Kansas - Joint with Kansas Library Association

President, President-Elect, Chapter Councilor (Chapter Officers change in March. Chapter Officers change at conference)

President: Annie Epperson, Annie.Epperson@unco.edu; President-Elect: Eric Stroshane, estroshane@nd.gov; Executive Secretary, Judy Zelenski, 14293 W Center Dr, Lakewood, CO 80229, (303) 985-7795, execsecretary@mpla.us

Publication

Journal: MPLA Newsletter, Amadee Ricketts, 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): 2016: October 16-18, Danvers, MA

President and President-Elect Chapter Officers change in October)

President: Deb Hoadley, president@nelib.org; President-elect/Conference Chair: Mary Danko, 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): 2016: PNLA Annual Conference - August 3-5, 2016 | Calgary, AB

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

President: Kelsey Keyes, kelseykeyes@boisestate.edu; President-Elect: Honore Bray, hbray@missoula.lib.mt.usSecretary: 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): 2016: October 5-7, Athens, GA (meeting with Georgia Library Association)

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

President: Camille McCutcheon, CMcCutcheon@uscupstate.edu; President-Elect: Linda Suttle Harris, lharris@uab.edu; Administrative Office: Kara Mullen, karamullen@clayton.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: Kris Seerengan, krisseerengan@yahoo.com; Vice Presidents: Christine B. Matson (Programs) chrismatson@hotmail.com and Roland San Nicolas; Secretary:  Antonio B. Perry; Treasurer:  Paul Drake.Antonio B. Perry; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kris Seerengan (2017),  krisseerengan@yahoo.com

Mailing Address, Guam Library Association, P.O. Box 4226, Hagatna, GU 96932-0210

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