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Alabama Library Association

Alabama Library Association, 6030 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL 36117, 334-414-0113;

Founded: 1904

Conference(s): 2020: April 26-29, 2022, Montgomery, Alabama. For more information:

Executive Director: Angie Moore, Association Administrator President: Laura Pitts; President-Elect: Amanda Melcher; ALA Chapter Councilor: Paula Laurita (2024); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alabama Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Alaska Library Association

Alaska Library Association, P.O. Box 81084, Fairbanks, AK 99708, (907) 479-5196, FAX (907) 474-6841; 

Founded: 1972

Conference(s): The AkLA 2022 conference will be online, Feb. 24-27, 2022. Registration is now open!

Executive Officer: Stacey Glaser President: Jonas Lamb; President Elect: Rayette Sterling; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lorelei Sterling (2022), Library Advocacy: Take Action for Alaska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in February) Correct as of: 2/1/2022

Arizona Library Association

Arizona Library Association 2532 N 4th St #271 Flagstaff, AZ 86004, PH: (928) 288 - 2011

Founded: 1926

Conference(s): TBA

President: Lisa Lewis; President-Elect: John Walsh; ALA Chapter Councilor: Elizabeth Garcia (2023); Library Advocacy:  Engage Arizona

(Chapter Officers change in December) Correct as of: 2/1/2022

Arkansas Library Association

Arkansas Library Association, ArLA, Po BOX 3821, Little Rock, AR 72203, ArLA Business Office, 501-860-7585;

Founded: 1911

Conference(s): 2022 Arkansas Annual Conference will be at the Fort Smith Convention Center October 14-16, 2022 . Conference information:

President: Rachel Shankles; President-elect: Carol Coffey; Past President: Philip Shackelford; Secretary: Janice Weddle; Treasurer: Kathleen Ashmore; ALA Chapter Councilor: Crystal Gates; Library Advocacy: Take Action for Arkansas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December) last updated on 1/27/22

California Library Association

California Library Association, 1055 E. Colorado Blvd., Suite 500, Pasadena, CA. 91106; 626-204-4071; Business Manager: Beth Wrenn-Estes

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): Sacramento, CA, June 2-4, 2022. For more information:

Executive Director: Beth Wrenn-Estes, President: Jayanti Addleman; President-Elect: Jené Brown; ALA Chapter Councilor: Beatriz Preciado (2023); Library Advocacy: Take Action for California Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Colorado Association of Libraries

Colorado Association of Libraries, PO BOX 740905, Arvada, CO 740905 (303) 463-6400; Contact Heather Tune, Business Manager;

Founded: 1892

Conference(s): Virtual Conference, September 8-10, 2022. For more information:

President: Tiah Frankish;​ President-Elect: Jenn Cook;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Jayne Blodgett (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Colorado Libraries

(Chapter Officers change January 1); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Connecticut Library Association

Connecticut Library AssociationConnecticut  Library Association, 55 North Main Street, Unit #49, Belchertown, MA 01007, Office (860) 346-2444

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): May 3-4, 2022. For additional information:

Library Association Administrator: Robert Scheier; President: Colleen Bailie; Vice President/President Elect: Douglas C. Lord; ALA Chapter Councilor: Erin Shea Dummeyer (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Connecticut Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of: 2/1/2022

Delaware Library Association

Delaware Library Association, c/o Delaware Division of Libraries, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, Dover, DE 19901;

Founded: 1934

Conference(s): May 4-6, 2022 in Cambridge, MD

President: Rachel Culver; Vice President: Anne Hiller-Clark; ALA Chapter Councilor: Tameca Beckett (2022) Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Delaware Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May); Correct as of 5/26/2022

District of Columbia Library Association

District of Columbia Library Association, P.O. Box 1653, Union Station, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 707-7655; 

Founded: 1894

Conference(s): n/a

President: Maria (Dani) Thurber, President-Elect: vacant, ALA Chapter Councilor: KC Boyd (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for District of Columbia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 2/1/2022


Florida Library Association

Florida Library Association, 545 East Tennessee Street, Suite 100D, Tallahassee, FL 32308, (850) 270-9205, Fax (850) 270-9405; 

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): May 23-25, 2022 - For more information:

President: Phyllis Gorshe President-Elect: Shane Roopnarine ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Heather Sostrom (2023); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Florida Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May (dates vary as officers change at end of each annual conference); Correct as of 2/1/2022.


Georgia Library Association

Georgia Library Association, Georgia Library Association, c/o Administrative Services, 5329 Fayette Avenue, Madison, WI 53713 ; 912-376-9155;

Founded: 1897

Conference(s): TBA

President: Karen Manning; President-Elect: Michelle Bennett-Copeland; ALA Chapter Councilor: Angela Cortellino (2024); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Georgia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Hawaii Library Association

Hawaii Library Association, P.O. Box 4441, Honolulu, HI 96814-4441;

Founded: 1922

Conference(s): TBA.

President: Jenny R. Silbiger; President-Elect: Carina Chermisky; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sharrese Castillo (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Hawaii Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Idaho Library Association

Idaho Library Association, 4911 N Shirley Ave, Boise, Idaho 83703; 

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): October 6-8, 2022

President: Amy Campbell; Vice-President: Jessica Bowman; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lynn Johnson (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Idaho Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of: 2/1/2022.

Illinois Library Association

Illinois Library Association, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL 60654-6799, (312) 644-1896, FAX (312) 644-1899; 

Founded: 1896

Conference(s): ILA Annual Conference, October 18-20, 2022, Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont. For more information:

Executive Director: Cynthia Robinson  President: Heather Jagman; President-Elect: Ryan Johnson; ALA Chapter Councilor: Paul Mils (2024); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Illinois Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July) Correct as of: 8/8/2022

Indiana Library Federation

Indiana Library Federation, 941 E. 86th Street, Suite 260, Indianapolis, IN 46240, (317) 257-2040, FAX (317) 257-1389; Executive Director: Lucinda Nord

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): TBA

President: Mike Williams; President-Elect: Karen Evans; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jos Holman (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Indiana Libraries ILF Advocacy/Legislative page

(Chapter officers are on a calendar year; legislative committee co-chairs change in July.) Correct as of: 2/1/2022

Iowa Library Association

Iowa Library Association, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266, 515-282-8192; Fax: 515-282-9117; 

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): October 12 -14, 2022,  Coralville, IA

Executive Director: Randi Malone; President: Sarah Uthoff ; President-Elect: Sam Helmick; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amanda Vazquez (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Iowa Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December) Correct as of: 2/12022

Kansas Library Association

Kansas Library Association, Northwest Kansas Library System, 2 Washington Sq., Norton, KS 67654, 785-877-5148

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): TBA

President: Meagan Zampieri-Lillipopp; President-Elect: Holly Mercer; ALA Chapter Councilor: Heather VanDyne (2023); Library Advocacy:  N/A

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Kentucky Library Association

Kentucky Library Association, 1588 Leestown Road, STE 130-310, Lexington, KY 40511; 502-863-8405

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): March 16-18, 2022. For more information:

President: Lindsey B. Westerfield; President-Elect: Rachel Smith; ALA Chapter Councilor: Maria Taylor (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Kentucky Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 2/1/2022

Louisiana Library Association

Louisiana Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Rd., Suite 207 Ballwin, MO 63021; 972-851-8000; fax: 225-408-4422; toll free: 877-550-7890; 

Founded: 1925

Conference(s): March 25 - 27, 2020, Lafayette, LA  (Cancelled)

President: Sonnett Ireland; President-Elect: Jeremy Bolom;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Vivian McCain (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Louisiana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of: 2/24/2020

Maine Library Association

Maine Library Association, Maine Library Association c/o 55 N. Main St Unit 49 Belchertown, MA 01007 207-892-1908

Founded: 1891


Library Association Admin: Robert Schier President: Wynter Giddings; Vice President: Sonya Durney; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kara Reiman (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maine Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 12/10/21

Maryland Library Association

Maryland Library Association, 1401 Hollins St., Baltimore, MD 21223, (410) 947-5090, FAX (410) 947-5089; 

Founded: 1923

Conference(s): 2020: October 19,20,21.  May 5-6-7, 2021 and May 4-5-6, 2022  Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay, Cambridge, MD, Joint Conference with Delaware Library Association

Executive Director: Ryan O'Grady (Interim)   President: Mary Anne Bowman; President-Elect: Naomi Keppler ALA Chapter Councilor: David Dahl (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Maryland Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 9/9/21

Massachusetts Library Association

Massachusetts Library Association, PO Box 404 · Malden · MA 02148 · 781-698-7764 ·  Association Manager: Rebecca Beckley

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2020: May 18-20, Hyannis, MA (Canceled)

President: Nora Blake; Vice President: Joanne Lamothe; ALA Chapter Councilor: Esmé Green (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Massachusetts Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 5/4/2020.

Michigan Library Association

Michigan Library Association, 3410 Belle Chase Way, Suite 100, Lansing MI 48911, (517) 394-2774 ext. 224, FAX (517) 394-2675; 

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): Virtual Conference, May 17-May 19, 2021

Executive Director: Deborah E. Mikula; President: Ryan Wieber; President-Elect: Scott Duimstra; ALA Chapter Councilor: Tashia Munson (2022); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Michigan Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/1/2022

Minnesota Library Association

Minnesota Library Association,

1611 County Rd B West, Suite 315 | Saint Paul, MN 5511 | 612-294-6549 office

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): October 1 and 2, 2020, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, Duluth, MN

Executive Director: Joy DesMarais; President: Stacey Hendren; President-Elect: Steve Harsin ; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Hannah Buckland (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Minnesota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 2/12/2021

Mississippi Library Association

Mississippi Library Association, Administrator, P.O. Box 13687, Jackson, MS 39236, (601) 981-4586,; Administrator: Paula Bass

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): October 13-16, 2020 @ Riley Center, Meridian, MS

President: Mary Beth Applin; President-Elect:Mara Polk; ALA Chapter Councilor: Meredith Wickham (2022); Library Advocacy: Tonja Johnson

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 2/24/2020

Missouri Library Association

Missouri Library Association, , 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-7818 . Association management contact: Tracy Byerly; Linda Elkow, MLA Business Agent, 800-843-8482 x 2895; 636-529-1396 (fax)

Founded: 1900

Conference(s): 2022: September 28-30, Oasis Hotel & Convention Center, Springfield, MO

President: Claudia Young; President-Elect: Otter Bowman; ALA Chapter Councilor: Margaret Conroy (2025); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Missouri Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 4/20/22

Montana Library Association

Montana Library Association, P,O. Box 823, Arlee, MT, 59821  (406) 579-3121); 

Founded: 1913

Conference(s): 2022: Tri-Conference with Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) and Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA), August 3-6, Missoula, MT.

Executive Director: Kirk Vriesman; President: Kit Stephenson; President-Elect: Angela Archuleta; ALA Chapter Councilor: Matt Beckstrom (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Montana Libraries

(Chapter Officers change on June 1) Correct as of 4/19/2022

Nebraska Library Association

Nebraska Library Association, P.O. Box 21756, Lincoln, NE 68542-1756; 402-486-9285; 

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): October 07, 2020 8:30 AM to October 09, 2020 4:00 PM

Executive Director: Ginger Jelinek; President: Laura England-Biggs; President-Elect: Emily Nimsakont ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Brenda Ealey (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nebraska Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of: 2/1/2021

Nevada Library Association

Nevada Library Association, 900 N Roop Street, Carson City, NV 89701; Executive Secretary: Sue Yang-Peace; 

Founded: 1946

Conference(s): 2020: TBA

(Chapter Officers change in January)

President: Tod Colegrove;  President-Elect: Marcie L. Smedley; ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA (2020); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Nevada Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 1/13/2021

New Hampshire Library Association

New Hampshire Library Association, c/o NH State Library, 20 Park St, Concord, NH 03301-6314; Secretary: Sarah St. Martin, 603-624-6550

Founded: 1889

Conference(s): 2020: Virtual. October 25-27, 2020

President: Yvette Couser; President-Elect: Denise Van Zanten; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lori Fisher (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Hampshire Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 1/12/2021

New Jersey Library Association

New Jersey Library Association, 163 US Hwy 130 North Bld. 1, Suite 1C, Bordentown, NJ 08505, 609-482-1282, FAX (609) 394-8164; 

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): June 1-3 2022 at Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center in Atlantic City, NJ.

Executive Director: Juliet Machie; President: Jessica Trujillo; President-Elect: Carina Gonzalez;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Laverne Mann; Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New Jersey Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 7/14/2022

New Mexico Library Association

New Mexico Library Association, Administrative Assistant: Britta Herweg-Samuels c/o NMLA, P.O. Box 26074, Albuquerque, NM 87125, (505) 400-7309, FAX (505) 891-5171; 

Founded: 1924

Conference(s): Annual, October 20-22 2021, Hybrid (online and in-person at the Marriott Pyramid Albuquerque)

President: Melanie Templet; Vice President/President Elect: Dean Smith; ALA-APA Councilor: Aubrey Iglesias (2021); Library Advocacy: Take Action for New Mexico Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of 2/24/2020

New York Library Association

New York Library Association, 6021 State Farm Road, Guilderland, NY 12084, (518) 432-6952 ext. 101, FAX (518) 427-1697; 

Founded: 1890

Conference(s): 2020: Saratoga Springs, November 4-7

Executive Director: Jeremy Johannesen; President: Claudia Depkin; President-Elect: Elizabeth Merkle; ALA Chapter Councilor: Casey Guthrie (2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for New York Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in November) Correct as of 2/24/2020

North Carolina Library Association

North Carolina Library Association, Executive Assistant: n/a, North Carolina Library Association, 265 Eastchester Dr., Suite 133, #364, High Point, NC 27262. 

Founded: 1904

Conference(s):  2021: October 19-22, 2021

President: Lorrie Russel; President-Elect: Libby Stone; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Siobhan Loendorf (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Carolina Libraries

(Officers, Two-year term; change in October) Changes Correct as of 3/6/2020

North Dakota Library Association

North Dakota Library Association, P.O. Box 1595, Bismarck, ND 58502-1595

Founded: 1906

Conference(s): 2021:  October 6-8 2021 in Grand Forks, ND

President: Amy Soma; President-Elect: Stephanie Galeazzo ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sara Westall (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for North Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September) Correct as of 4/12/21 

Ohio Library Council

Ohio Library Council, Ohio Library Council, 495 Metro Place South, Suite 350, Dublin, OH 43017, (614) 410-8092, FAX (614) 410-8098

Founded: 1895

Conference(s): October 13-15, 2021, Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH

Executive Director: Michelle Francis; Chair of the Board: Cheryl Kuonen; Vice Chair of the Board/Chair-Elect: Tom DillieALA Chapter Councilor: Meg Delaney (2021); Library Advocacy: Maintain the PLF

(Chapter Officers change in January)

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 5/5/2020

Oklahoma Library Association

Oklahoma Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-6902; 800-843-8482 (option 1); fax: 636-529-1396; 

Founded: 1907

Conference(s): 2021

President: Cherity Pennington; President-Elect: Tim Miller; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kelley Sitzman (2024); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oklahoma Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July) Correct as of 4/21/2021

Oregon Library Association

Oregon Library Association, P.O. Box 3067, La Grande, OR 97850, (541) 962-5824; Shirley Roberts, Association Management Services, 

Founded: 1940

Conference(s): 2021: April 21-24, 2021.  Virtual

President: Kate Lasky; President-Elect: Arlene Weible; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenny (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Oregon Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in September) Correct as of 9/25/2020

Pennsylvania Library Association

Pennsylvania Library Association, 220 Cumberland Parkway, Suite 10, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, 717-766-7663, FAX (717) 766-5440; Executive Director: Christi Buker

Founded: 1901

Conference(s): 2021: October 17-20, Monroeville, PA;  2022: October 16-19, Harrisburg, PA. 

Executive Director: Christi Buker; President: Tom Reinsfelder; President Elect: Jennifer Knisely; ALA Chapter Councilor: Barbara McGary ( December 2022); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Pennsylvania Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of: 1/05/2021

Rhode Island Library Association

Rhode Island Library Association, P.O. Box 6765, Providence, RI 02940;

Conference(s): 2020: Virtual Conference May 28-29

President: Julie Holden; President-Elect: Rachael Juskuv; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jack Martin (2019); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Rhode Island Libraries

(Chapter Officers, Two-year term; Officers change in June) Correct as of 11/06/2019

South Carolina Library Association

South Carolina Library Association, Donald Wood, Executive Secretary ∙ South Carolina Library Association ∙ 1927 Thurmond Mall Suite 101, Columbia, SC 29201 ∙ 803-252-1087 ∙  Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1915

Conference(s): 2020: October 7-9, 2020, Columbia, SC

President: Nathan Flowers; President-Elect: Megan Palmer; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jonathan Newton (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Carolina Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 5/4/2020

South Dakota Library Association

South Dakota Library Association, Executive Secretary/Treasurer: Audrea 208 West 5th Avenue, PO Box 283, Lennox, SD 57039; Executive Director: n/a

Founded: 1917

Conference(s): 2020 - Aberdeen Best Western Convention Center September 30th - October 2nd

President: Ashia Gustafson; Vice-President/President Elect: Julie Erickson; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Brunick (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for South Dakota Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of 2/24/2020

Tennessee Library Association

Tennessee Library Association, Tennessee Library Association, PO Box 6297, TN 38583, (901) 485-6952; 

Founded: 1902

Conference(s): 2021: April 6-8, Memphis Hilton 

Executive Director: Cathy Farley ​​​President: Sharon Edwards; President-Elect: Dwight Hunter; ALA Chapter Councilor: Erika Long (2023); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Tennessee Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in July) Correct as of 4/8/2020

Texas Library Association

Texas Library Association, 3355 Bee Cave Rd. #401, Austin, TX 78746-6763, (512) 328-1518, FAX (512) 328-8852;

Founded: 1902

Conference(s):  2020: March 24-27, Houston; 2021: Apr. 20-23, Virtual; 2022: April 25-28, Fort Worth; 2023: April 19-22, Austin; 2024: April 16-19, San Antonio; 2025: April 1-4, Dallas; 2026: March 30-April 2, Houston; 2027: March 30-April 2, Dallas; 2028: April 24 – 27, San Antonio. See TLA's conference page for latest conference information.
Executive Director: Shirley Robinson;  President: Christina Gola; President-Elect: Dan Burgard; ALA Chapter Councilor: Mary Woodard (2021), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Texas Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in April) Correct as of: 5/04/2020

Utah Library Association

Utah Library Association, P.O. Box 708155, Sandy, UT 84070;

Founded: 1912

Conference(s): May 18-20, 2022 - Layton, UT - Davis Conference Center

Executive Director: Mindy Hale; President: Rita Christensen; President-Elect: Marissa Bischoff ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Patricia Hull (2024); Library Advocacy:

(Chapter Officers change in May) Correct as of: 8/26/2021


Vermont Library Association

Vermont Library Association, P.O. Box 803, Burlington, VT 05402-0803; 

Founded: 1893

Conference(s): 2022: TBA
Executive Director: N/A;  President: Michael D. Roy; President-Elect: Kelly McCagg; Past-President: Kevin Unrath; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jessamyn West (2022);

Library Advocacy: Take Action for Vermont Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in May) Correct as of 1/2022


Virginia Library Association


Virginia Library Association, PO Box 56312, Virginia Beach, VA 23456;  Phone: 757-689-0594, FAX: 757-447-3478

Founded: 1905

Conference(s): 2022: Norfolk Waterside Marriott, October 19-21
Executive Director: Lisa R. Varga; President: KT Vaughan; President-Elect: Kimberly Knight; Past-President: Jennifer Resor-Whicker; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lucinda Rush Wittkower (2022);

Take Action for Virginia Libraries
(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of 11/22/21


Washington Library Association

Washington Library Association, PO Box 33808 Seattle, WA 98133, (206) 823-1138; 

Founded: 1931 (See “Twenty-Five Years of the WA Library Association,” by Helen Johns, published in 1956)

Conference(s): When: May 5-7, 2022. Where: Bellevue Marriott

Executive Director: Brianna Hoffman ​​​​​; President: Ahniwa Ferrari; President-Elect: Johanna Jacobsen Kiciman; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Bailey (2024); Library Advocacy: Take Action for Washington Libraries

(Chapter Officers, One-year term; change in January) Correct as of 12/10/2021

West Virginia Library Association

West Virginia Library Association, P.O. Box 1432, Morgantown, WV 26507; 

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): 2020 Spring Fling, April 6, 2020 8:00 AM to April 9, 2020 5:00 PM

Executive Director: Kelly Funkhouser; President: Megan Tarbett; President-elect: Heather Campbell-Shock; ALA Chapter Councilor: Majed Khader (2021); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for West Virginia Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in December 1st and ends November 30) Correct as of 2/24/2020


Wisconsin Library Association

Wisconsin Library Association, Virtual Office; Mailing address: PO Box 6437, 112 Owen Road #6437 Monona, WI 53716; Phone: (608) 245-3640

Founded: 1891

Conference(s): 2021: Hyatt Regency & KI Convention Center, Green Bay, November 16 -19

Executive Director: Laura Sauser; President: Sherry Machones;  President-Elect: Nyama Reed; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kristina Gomez (2023); Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wisconsin Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 4/8/2021


Wyoming Library Association

Wyoming Library Association, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO  63021-6902; Executive Secretary: Vacant, Wyoming Library Association, Phone: 1-800-969-6562 ext 6; 

Founded: 1914

Conference(s): "Stronger Together" at the Clarion Inn at Platte River in Casper, WY, September 28-30, 2022

President: Conrrado Saldivar; Vice-President: vacant; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Scroggins (2024), Library Advocacy:  Take Action for Wyoming Libraries

(Chapter Officers change in October; Correct as of 1/31/22


Regional chapters, Guam, and Virgin Islands

| Mountain Plains | Pacific Northwest | New England | Southeastern |

| Guam | Virgin Islands |

Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA)

State Associations within MPLA

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming

Founded: 1948; see A Tribute Resolution Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) This memorial resolution was adopted by the ALA Council on Tuesday, February 13, 2018.

Conference(s): 2021: May 2021 Joint with Utah Library Association, Sandy, Utah.

(Officers change at conference)

President: Stephen Sweeney; President-Elect: Robin Newell; Executive Secretary, Judy Kulp, 14293 W Center Dr, Lakewood, CO 80228, (303) 985-7795

Publication Journal: MPLA Newsletter, Melanie Argo, Issued Feb., Apr., June, Aug., Oct., and Dec. Deadlines 1st of month preceding month of publication.

New England Library Association (NELA)

State Associations within NELA

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Founded: 1939

Conference(s):Conference(s):NELA & NHLA Joint Conference - October 23-25, 2022 in Manchester, NH

President and President-Elect Chapter Officers change in October)

President: Kimberly Usselman; President-elect/Conference Chair: Bethany Klem


Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)

State and Other Associations within PNLA

Alaska, Idaho, MontanaWashington, Alberta, Canada; British Columbia, Canada

Founded: 1909

Conference(s): 2020 Joint with Alaska in Juneau, AK 

President and President-Elect (Chapter Officers change in August)

President: Jenny Grenfell; President-Elect: Rick Stoddart;  Secretary: Candice Stenstrom; Montana State University Billings Library, 1500 University Drive, Billings MT 59101, 406-657-1661, 406-657-2037 (fax)


Journal: PNLA Quarterly, Publications Office, University of Idaho Library, (208) 885-7737, Issued in Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter.

Southeastern Library Association (SELA)

State and Other Associations within SELA

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Founded: 1920

Conference(s) (Annual): Georgia Libraries / SELA Joint Annual Conference, October 7-9, 2020, Macon Marriott City Center Hotel, Macon, GA

President and President-Elect (Chapter Officers, Two-year term; Officers change in January)

President:Tim Dodge; President-Elect:  Melissa Dennis; Administrative Services, c/o Dr. Gordon Baker, P.O. Box is 30703, Savannah, GA 31410.  Delivery Address:  Dr. Gordon Baker, 270 Suncrest Blvd., Savannah, GA 31410.  Telephone Number:  404/444-0251

Journal: The Southeastern Librarian, Perry Bratcher, Northern Kentucky University, (859) 572-6309, Issued Feb., May, Aug., and Nov. Deadlines 15th of month three months preceding of publication. Circulation 1750.



Guam Library Association


Conference(s): Periodically

President: Dante O. Perez,; Vice President of Programs: Jefrey L. Libao; Vice President of Membership: Melissa M. Gentapanan ; Secretary:  Roland A. San Nicolas; Treasurer:  Paul B. Drake; ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA

Mailing Address, Guam Library Association, P.O. Box 4226, Hagatna, GU 96932-021

Virgin Islands Library Association

Virgin Islands Library Association, PO Box 446, Kingshill, VI 00851-0446



President, President-Elect, Chapter Councilor

President: Judith V. Rogers (2004 - 2006); Vice President: Carol Grant (2005-2006); ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA


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