PLA Board of Directors

Roster

Pamela Smith (President-Elect, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Vailey Oehlke (Past-President, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017)
Rivkah K. Sass (Division Councilor, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Melanie Wilson Huggins (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2018)
Gina J. Millsap (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2018)
Manya Danielle Shorr (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Barbara A. Macikas (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2014, to July 13, 2017)
Scott Allen (Staff, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Brendan Dowling (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Lian Sze Drago (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)
Kathleen M. Hughes (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 22, 2017)
Samantha Lopez (Staff, May 15, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Angela Maycock (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Kara O'Keefe (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2017)
Emily Plagman (Staff, January 1, 2015, to June 30, 2017)
Megan Stewart (Staff, April 20, 2016, to June 30, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 09/26/2016. Last retrieved on 09/26/2016. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

PLA Board of Directors on ALA Connect

Composition

The Board of Directors is elected by PLA Members. It consists of the President, the President-Elect, the Past-President, the ALA Division Councilor, six Directors-at-Large, and the PLA Executive Director. Meet the PLA Board!

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