PLA Board of Directors

Roster

Pamela Smith (President, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Mr. Felton Thomas, JR. (President, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Pamela Smith (President-Elect, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Monique Le Conge Ziesenhenne (President-Elect, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018)
Stephanie Chase (Division Councilor, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Vailey Oehlke (Past-President, July 1, 2016, to July 31, 2017)
Rivkah K. Sass (Division Councilor, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017)
Melanie Wilson Huggins (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017)
Michelle M. Jeske (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Richard Kong (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
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)
Carrie N. Plymire (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Manya Danielle Shorr (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017)
Tracy R. Strobel (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Laurence Paul Deutsch (Staff Liaison, March 1, 2017, to July 31, 2017)
Scott Gregory Allen (Staff, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Samantha Lopez (Staff, May 15, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Angela Maycock (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017)
Kara O'Keefe (Staff, July 1, 2014, to July 31, 2017)
Emily Plagman (Staff, January 1, 2015, to July 31, 2017)
Megan Stewart (Staff, April 20, 2016, to July 31, 2017)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/27/2017. Last retrieved on 07/27/2017. 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