PLA Past Presidents

Below is a listing of PLA Presidents from 1944 until present day. Their dedication to public libraries and participation in PLA will not be forgotten.

  • Eva Poole (2012–2013)
  • Marcia A. Warner (2011–2012)
  • Audra L. Caplan (2010–2011)
  • Sari Feldman (2009–2010)
  • Carol Sheffer (2008–2009)
  • Jan Sanders (2007–2008)
  • Susan Hildreth (2006–2007)
  • Daniel L. Walters (2005–2006)
  • Clara Nalli Bohrer (2004–2005)
  • Luis Herrera (2003–2004)
  • Jo Ann Pinder (2002–2003)
  • Toni Garvey (2001–2002)
  • Kay Runge (2000–2001)
  • Harriet Henderson (1999–2000)
  • Christine L. Hage (1998–1999)
  • Ginnie Cooper (1997–1998)
  • Linda Mielke (1996–1997)
  • LaDonna Kienitz (1995–1996)
  • Judy Drescher (1994–1995)
  • Pat A. Woodrum (1993–1994)
  • Elliot Shelkrot (1992–1993)
  • June Garcia (1991–1992)
  • Charles M. Brown (1990–1991)
  • Sarah Ann Long (1989–1990)
  • Melissa Buckingham (1988–1989)
  • Susan S. Kent (1987–1988)
  • Kathleen M. Balcom (1986–1987)
  • Patrick O'Brien (1985–1986)
  • Charles W. Robinson (1984–1985)
  • Nancy M. Bolt (1983–1984)
  • Donald J. Sager (1982–1983)
  • Agnes M. Griffen (1981–1982)
  • Robert Rohlf (1980–1981)
  • Ronald A. Dubberly (1978–1980)
  • Genevieve M. Casey (1976–1978)
  • Dorothy M. Sinclair (1974–1976)
  • Lewis C. Naylor (1973–1974)
  • David Henington (1972–1973)
  • Effie Lee Morris (1971–1972)
  • Andrew Geddes (1970–1971)
  • June E. Bayless (1969–1970)           
  • Willard O. Youngs (1968–1969)
  • Helen E. Fry (1967–1968)
  • David Marshall Stewart (1966–1967)
  • Alta Park (1965–1966)
  • William Chait (1964–1965)
  • Ransom L. Richards (1963–1964)
  • Clara E. Breed (1962–1963)
  • Harold L. Hamill (1961–1962)
  • Elinor Walker (1960–1961)
  • James E. Bryan (1959–1960)
  • Lura G. Currier (1958–1959)
  • Arthur H. Parsons, Jr. (1957–1958)
  • John T. Eastlick (1956–1957)
  • Mildred W. Sandoe (1955–1956)
  • Ruth W. Gregory (1954–1955)
  • Jack B. Spear (1953–1954)
  • Ruth Rutzen (1952–1953)
  • Harold F. Brigham (1951–1952)
  • Helen M. Harris (1950–1951)
  • John S. Richards (1949–1950)
  • Louis M. Nourse (1948–1949)
  • Forrest B. Spaulding (1947–1948)
  • Carl Vitz (1946–1947)
  • Amy Winslow (1945–1946) — Provisional officers until permanent officers elected.
  • Amy  Winslow (1944–1945) — Provisional officers until permanent officers elected.