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Alabama Library Association

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

Founded: 1904

Executive Director: Angie Moore, Association Administrator President: Laura Pitts; President-Elect: Amanda Melcher; ALA Chapter Councilor: Paula Laurita (2024)

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


Alaska Library Association

Alaska Library Association, P.O. Box 81084, Fairbanks, AK 99708

Founded: 1972

Executive Officer: Stacey Glaser President: Jonas Lamb; President Elect: Jessica Leremia; ALA Chapter Councilor: Rebecca Moorman (2022-2025)

(ALA Chapter Councilor elected to three-year term starting in July) Correct as of: 11/21/22


Arizona Library Association

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

Founded: 1926

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

(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

President: Rachel Shankles; President-elect: Carol Coffey; Past President: Philip Shackelford; Secretary: Janice Weddle; Treasurer: Kathleen Ashmore; ALA Chapter Councilor: Crystal Gates

(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

Executive Director: Beth Wrenn-Estes, President: Gary Shaffer; President-Elect: Shawn Thrasher;  Past President: Jené Brown; ALA Chapter Councilor: Ziba Perez

(Chapter Officers change in November); Correct as of 11/8/2022


Colorado Association of Libraries

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

Founded: 1892

President: Tiah Frankish;​ President-Elect: Jenn Cook;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Jayne Blodgett (2021)

(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

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

(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; dla@lib.de.us

Founded: 1934

President: Rachel Culver; Vice President: Anne Hiller-Clark; ALA Chapter Councilor: Tameca Beckett (2022) 

(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

President: Milea Pickett, Vice-President-Elect: Angela Falkenberg, ALA Chapter Councilor: KC Boyd (2022)

(Chapter Officers change in July); Correct as of 10/11/2022

 


Florida Library Association

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

Founded: 1905

President: Phyllis Gorshe President-Elect: Shane Roopnarine ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Heather Sostrom (2023)

(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,  1502 W Broadway, Suite 102, Madison, WI 53713

Founded: 1897

President: Karen Manning; President-Elect: Rebecca Ballard; ALA Chapter Councilor: Angela Cortellino (2024)

(Chapter Officers change in January); Correct as of 9/21/2022


Hawaii Library Association

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

Founded: 1922

President: Jenny R. Silbiger; President-Elect: Carina Chermisky; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sharrese Castillo (2023)

(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

President: Amy Campbell; Vice-President: Jessica Bowman; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lynn Johnson (2023)

(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

Executive Director: Cynthia Robinson  President: Heather Jagman; President-Elect: Ryan Johnson; ALA Chapter Councilor: Paul Mils (2024)

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


Indiana Library Federation

Indiana Library Federation, 6510 Telecom Drive, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46278, (317) 257-2040, FAX (317) 257-1389; Executive Director: Lucinda Nord

Founded: 1891

President: Mike Williams; President-Elect: Karen Evans; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jos Holman (2023)

(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

Executive Director: Randi Malone; President: Sarah Uthoff ; President-Elect: Sam Helmick; ALA Chapter Councilor: Amanda Vazquez (2022)

(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

President: Meagan Zampieri-Lillipopp; President-Elect: Holly Mercer; ALA Chapter Councilor: Heather VanDyne (2023)

(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

President: Andrew Adler; President-Elect: Robert Gieszl; ALA Chapter Councilor: Emily Northcutt (2025)

(Chapter Officers change in October); Correct as of 11/14/2022


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

President: Sonnett Ireland; President-Elect: Jeremy Bolom;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Vivian McCain (2023)

(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)

(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

Executive Director: Ryan O'Grady (Interim)   President: Mary Anne Bowman; President-Elect: Naomi Keppler ALA Chapter Councilor: David Dahl (2023)

(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 · manager@masslib.org  Association Manager: Rebecca Beckley

Founded: 1890

President: Nora Blake; Vice President: Joanne Lamothe; ALA Chapter Councilor: Esmé Green (2022)

(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

Executive Director: Deborah E. Mikula; President: Ryan Wieber; President-Elect: Scott Duimstra; ALA Chapter Councilor: Tashia Munson (2022)

(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

Executive Director: Joy DesMarais; President: Stacey Hendren; President-Elect: Steve Harsin ; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Hannah Buckland (2021)

(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

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, ,c/o Amigos, 1190 Meramec Station Road, Suite 207, Ballwin, MO 63021-6902, (314) 394-1326

Founded: 1900

President: Otter Bowman; President-Elect: Kimberly Moeller; ALA Chapter Councilor: Margaret Conroy (December 2025)

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of 1/10/2023


Montana Library Association

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

Founded: 1913

Executive Director: Kirk Vriesman; President: Kit Stephenson; President-Elect: Angela Archuleta; ALA Chapter Councilor: Matt Beckstrom (2022)

(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

Executive Director: Ginger Jelinek; President: Laura England-Biggs; President-Elect: Emily Nimsakont ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Brenda Ealey (2023)

(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

President: Tod Colegrove;  President-Elect: Marcie L. Smedley; ALA Chapter Councilor: TBA (2020)

(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

President: Yvette Couser; President-Elect: Denise Van Zanten; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lori Fisher (2023)

(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

Executive Director: Juliet Machie; President: Jessica Trujillo; President-Elect: Carina Gonzalez;  ALA Chapter Councilor: Laverne Mann

(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

President: Melanie Templet; Vice President/President Elect: Dean Smith; ALA-APA Councilor: Aubrey Iglesias (2021)

(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

Executive Director: Jeremy Johannesen; President: Claudia Depkin; President-Elect: Elizabeth Merkle; ALA Chapter Councilor: Casey Guthrie (2022)

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


North Carolina Library Association

North Carolina Library Association North Carolina Library Association, 265 Eastchester Dr., Suite 133, #364, High Point, NC 27262. 

Founded: 1904

President: Libby Stone; President-Elect: Dawn Behrend; ALA Chapter Councilor:  Siobhan Loendorf (2021

(Officers, Two-year term; change in October) Changes Correct as of 10/12/2022


North Dakota Library Association

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

Founded: 1906

President: Amy Soma; President-Elect: Stephanie Galeazzo ; ALA Chapter Councilor: Sara Westall (2023)

(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

Executive Director: Michelle Francis; Chair of the Board: Cheryl Kuonen; Vice Chair of the Board/Chair-Elect: Tom Dillie; ALA Chapter Councilor: Meg Delaney (2021)

(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

President: Cherity Pennington; President-Elect: Tim Miller; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kelley Sitzman (2024)

(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

President: Kate Lasky; President-Elect: Arlene Weible; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenny (2021)

(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

Executive Director: Christi Buker; President: Melissa Rowse; President Elect: Rose Chiocchi; ALA Chapter Councilor: Robbin Degeratu

(Chapter Officers change in January) Correct as of: 1/19/2023


Rhode Island Library Association

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

President: Julie Holden; President-Elect: Rachael Juskuv; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jack Martin (2019)

(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

President: Nathan Flowers; President-Elect: Megan Palmer; ALA Chapter Councilor: Jonathan Newton (2021)

(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

President: Ashia Gustafson; Vice-President/President Elect: Julie Erickson; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Brunick (2021)

(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

Executive Director: Cathy Farley ​​​President: Sharon Edwards; President-Elect: Dwight Hunter; ALA Chapter Councilor: Erika Long (2023)

(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

Executive Director: Shirley Robinson;  President: Christina Gola; President-Elect: Dan Burgard; ALA Chapter Councilor: Mary Woodard (2021)

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


Utah Library Association

Utah Library Association, : P.O. Box 970751, Orem, Utah 84097-0751;

Founded: 1912

Executive Director: Mindy Hale; President: Marissa Bischoff; President-Elect: Patrick Hoecherl; ALA Chapter Councilor: Patricia Hull (2024)

(Chapter Officers change in May) Correct as of: 10/18/2022

 


Vermont Library Association

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

Founded: 1893

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

(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
Executive Director: Lisa R. Varga; President: Kimberly Knight; President-Elect: Nan B. Carmack, Ed.D., MLIS; Past-President: KT Vaughan; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kerri Copus (2025)


(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of 10/22/2022

 


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)

Executive Director: Brianna Hoffman ​​​​​; President: Ahniwa Ferrari; President-Elect: Johanna Jacobsen Kiciman; ALA Chapter Councilor: Steven Bailey (2024)

(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

Executive Director: Kelly Funkhouser; President: Megan Tarbett; President-elect: Heather Campbell-Shock; ALA Chapter Councilor: Majed Khader (2021)

(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

Executive Director: Laura Sauser; President: Sherry Machones;  President-Elect: Nyama Reed; ALA Chapter Councilor: Kristina Gomez (2023)

(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

President: Conrrado Saldivar; Vice-President: Darcy Acord; ALA Chapter Councilor: Lisa Scroggins (2024)

(Chapter Officers change in October) Correct as of 11/14/2022

 


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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.

 

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.

(Officers change at conference) Correct as of __/__/____


New England Library Association (NELA)

State Associations within NELA

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

Founded: 1939

President: Bethany Klem; President-elect/Conference Chair: Maisam Noah

(Officers change in October) Correct as of 1/4/2023


Pacific Northwest Library Association (PNLA)

State and Other Associations within PNLA

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

Founded: 1909

President and President-Elect 

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.

(Officers change in Augest) Correct as of __/__/____


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

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.

(Officers change in January, two year term) Correct as of __/__/____


 

Guam Library Association

Founded:

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

Correct as of __/__/___


Virgin Islands Library Association

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

Founded: ____

President, President-Elect, Chapter Councilor

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

Correct as of __/__/___


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