PLA Board of Directors

Roster

Pamela Smith (President, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Monique Le Conge Ziesenhenne (President, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Ramiro S. Salazar (President-Elect, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Monique Le Conge Ziesenhenne (President-Elect, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Stephanie Chase (Division Councilor, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Pamela Smith (Past-President, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Felton Thomas, JR. (Past-President, July 1, 2017, to July 31, 2018)
Cindy Fesemyer (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021)
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 July 31, 2018)
Gina J. Millsap (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2015, to July 31, 2018)
Carrie N. Plymire (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2020)
Tracy R. Strobel (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Mr. Kelvin Antonio Watson (Director-at-Large, July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2021)
Barbara A. Macikas (Ex-Officio Member, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Laurence Paul Deutsch (Staff Liaison, March 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)
Megan Stewart (Staff Liaison, April 20, 2016, to June 30, 2019)
Scott Gregory Allen (Staff, July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2019)
Lian Sze Drago (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Melissa Faubel Johnson (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Mary R. Hirsh (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Steven Hofmann (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Kathleen M. Hughes (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Samantha Lopez (Staff, May 15, 2015, to June 30, 2019)
Angela Maycock (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Kara O'Keefe (Staff, July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2019)
Emily Plagman (Staff, January 1, 2015, to June 30, 2019)

Displaying active committee roster as of 07/15/2018. Last retrieved on 07/15/2018. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

PLA Board of Directors on ALA Connect

http://connect.ala.org/node/64035

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!

Subcommitees and Task Forces

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