YALSA Staff & Contractors

Looking for YALSA leadership or committee contacts? Check the YALSA Directory.

You can contact the YALSA offices by:

  • calling 800-545-2433 ext 4390
  • direct dialing 312-280-4390
  • sending postal mail to YALSA, 225 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1300, Chicago, IL  60601
  • sending e-mail to YALSA@ala.org

Specific contact information is as follows:

Executive Director (budget, governance, partnerships and sponsorships, grant management, policy)

Tammy Dillard-Steels

Tammy Dillard-Steels
800-545-2433 ext. 4391
Twitter: @yalsa_director

Membership Marketing Manager (general inquiries, committee support, membership)
Letitia Smith
Letitia Smith
800-545-2433 ext. 4390

Continuing Education (professional development, e-courses, webinars, institutes)

Please contact Tammy Dillard-Steels regarding continuing education.

800-545-2433 ext. 4391

Program Officer for Events and Conferences (events, conferences, and awards)
Program Officer for Events and Conferences
Nichole O'Connor
800-545-2433 ext. 4387

Communications Specialist -- (web site, social media, publications, media relations, marketing)

Anna Lam
800-545-2433, ext. 5849

Program Assistant (lists, grants, and YA Galley/Teens' Top Ten)

Ni'Shele Jackson
(312) 280-5293