PLA Board of Directors

The PLA Board of Directors consists of the President, the President-Elect, the Past-President, the ALA Division Councilor, six Directors-at-Large, and the PLA Executive Director. If you wish to contact the members of the PLA Board, then send a message to pla@ala.org and PLA staff will forward as appropriate.

2018–2019

President

Monique le Conge ZiesenhenneMonique le Conge Ziesenhenne, PhD
Director
Palo Alto City Library
Palo Alto, CA

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President-Elect

Ramiro S. SalazarRamiro S. Salazar
Director
San Antonio Public Library
San Antonio, TX

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Past-President

Pam Sandlian SmithPam Sandlian Smith
Director
Anythink Libraries
Adams County, CO

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ALA Division Councilor

Stephanie ChaseStephanie Chase (2017–2020)
Director
Hillsboro Public Library
Hillsboro, OR

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PLA Executive Director (Ex-Officio)

Barbara Macikas - photo by Erin Drewitz PhotographyBarbara Macikas
PLA Executive Director
American Library Association
Chicago, IL
bmacikas@ala.org

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Directors-at-Large

Cindy FesemyerCindy Fesemyer (2018–2021)
Library Director
Columbus Public Library
Columbus, WI

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Michelle JeskeMichelle Jeske (2017–2020)
City Librarian
Denver, CO

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Richard KongRichard Kong (2016–2019)
Director
Skokie Public Library
Skokie, IL

Meet Richard…

Tracy StrobelTracy Strobel (2016–2019)
Deputy Director
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Parma, OH

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Kelvin WatsonKelvin Watson (2018–2021)
Director
Broward County Libraries Division
Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Carrie WillsonCarrie Willson (2017–2020)
Director
Calvert Library
Calvert, MD

Meet Carrie…