Membership Advisory Group

Charge

To advise PLA on creating successful membership recruitment and retention practices. This advisory group operates to: Provide member perspective to PLA; Offer input to help PLA connect with and impact membership; Help prioritize member messaging; Review member communications for relevance and persuasiveness; Identify opportunities for enhancement of member benefits.

Roster

Richard Kong (Chair, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Martha Baden (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Renee Di Pilato (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Penny Hummel (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Kristin Patrice Jones (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Larry E. Oathout (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Pamela Sandlian Smith (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Marcia A. Warner (Member, July 1, 2013, to June 30, 2015)
Emily Weak (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Ms. Kerry Weinstein (Member, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)
Kara O'Keefe (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Amy Sargent Lundy (Staff Liaison, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015)
Julianna Kloeppel (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/29/2014. Last retrieved on 10/29/2014. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Composition

Appointed by the President, 1 chair and up to 10 members  (minimum 1 chair and 4 members). Electronic members are welcome.

Origin

Established at the request of 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

Kara O'Keefe
Membership Marketing Manager
312-280-5027
kokeefe@ala.org