PLA Board of Directors

Roster

Mr. Larry P. Neal (President, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Vailey B. Oehlke (President-Elect, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Carolyn A. Anthony (Past-President, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Rivkah K. Sass (Division Councilor, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Melinda S. Cervantes (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Melanie Wilson Huggins (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Manya Danielle Shorr (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Pamela Sandlian Smith (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Felton Thomas, Jr. (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2015)
Mr. Jay Lamar Turner (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2016)
Barbara A. Macikas (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2014, to July 13, 2017)
Brendan Dowling (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Melissa Faubel Johnson (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Mary R. Hirsh (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Steven Hofmann (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Jamie Hollier (Staff, July 1, 2012, to July 13, 2015)
Kathleen M. Hughes (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Julianna Kloeppel (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Amy Sargent Lundy (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Limyanlian Sze (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2014. Last retrieved on 09/22/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The Board of Directors is elected by PLA Members

Get Involved

To be a thriving, vibrant organization, PLA must have committed and active committee members. If you are interested in serving on a committee, please read and fill out the online volunteer form.

  • Volunteers are accepted on an ongoing basis.
  • Appointments are made by the PLA President and President-Elect, primarily in the spring.
  • Volunteers must be members of ALA and PLA.

Staff Liaison

Barbara Macikas
Executive Director
312-280-5028
bmacikas@ala.org