2017 PLA Election Results

Thank you to all the PLA members who voted in the 2017 elections. Your votes have helped guide the leadership of PLA and contributed to the success of the organization. We appreciate your valuable efforts. This year, eight nominees will stand for four positions—PLA President, ALA Division Councilor, and two Directors-at-Large. Many thanks to these candidates. Their leadership and commitment are critical to PLA’s growth and success.

PLA President 2018–2019

Candidate for PLA President (2018–2019) Monique le Conge ZiesenhenneMonique le Conge Ziesenhenne
Director
Palo Alto (Calif.) City Library


The PLA President serves a three-year term beginning after 2017 ALA Annual Conference and completed at 2020 ALA Annual Conference, serving one year each as President-Elect (2017–2018), President (2018–2019), and Past-President (2019–2020).

ALA Division Councilor

Candidate for ALA Division Councilor Stephanie ChaseStephanie Chase
Director
Hillsboro (Ore.) Public Library


The ALA Division Councilor serves a three-year term beginning after 2017 ALA Annual Conference and completed at 2020 ALA Annual Conference.

Directors-at-Large

1st Position:

Candidate for Director-at-Large Carrie PlymireCarrie Plymire
Director
Calvert (Md.) Library


2nd Position:

Candidate for Director-at-Large Michelle JeskeMichelle Jeske
City Librarian
Denver, Colo.


There were two available positions for Directors-at-Large, each a three-year term beginning after 2017 ALA Annual Conference and completed at 2020 ALA Annual Conference. Voting PLA members selected one candidate for each position.

Find results from the ALA election here.