Public Libraries Advisory Committee

Charge

To review and recommend editorial policies for Public Libraries and to provide oversight for the implementation of those policies. To provide overall advise on the direction and development of the journal. To serve as channel for member communication regarding the scope and coverage of Public Libraries.

Roster

Joanne King (Chair, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Loida A. Garcia-Febo (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Mr. Brian A. Guenther (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Joanne King (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Kevin A. R. King (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Britta Krabill (Member, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Portia Eileen Latalladi (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Norman L. Maas (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Jill Porter (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Ms. Celise Ann Reech-Harper (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Kirstaine A. Smith (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
John Spears (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Mr. Nick Donald Taylor (Member, July 1, 2013, to July 31, 2015)
Monique Le Conge Ziesenhenne (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2014)
Kathleen M. Hughes (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)
Julianna Kloeppel (Staff, July 1, 2012, to June 30, 2014)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/01/2013. Last retrieved on 07/06/2015. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

The PLA Public Libraries Advisory Committee consists of members appointed from the membership at large, serving 2 year terms and led by a chair.

Origin

All PLA Committees are formed by action of the PLA Board of Directors, which is elected by PLA Members. In 2008, PLA's committees were restructured by a vote of the membership.

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

Kathleen Hughes
Editor, Public Libraries and Manager, Publications
312-280-4028
khughes@ala.org