Intellectual Freedom Committee
Keeps abreast of statewide and national issues and challenges.
Gathers and disseminates information to the membership.
Serves as a clearinghouse and source of information for libraries seeking assistance.
Promotes intellectual freedom by actively contacting library and school officials where materials or procedures have been challenged, offering the assistance of the ILA membership.
Raises awareness and provides continuing education activities.
Selects the Intellectual Freedom Award winner.
Provides leadership and assistance in access and privacy for electronic information.
Committee membership is not more than ten personal members from diverse types of library settings. Members serve a two-year, staggered term. Chair is appointed by the vice president/president-elect of ILA for one year.
Melissa Rice (term on committee 2012-2014)
Frankfort Public Library District
21119 S. Pfeiffer Rd.
Frankfort, IL 60423-9301
Lenora Berendt 2014-2016
Jeremy Dunn 2013-2015
Heidi Knuth 2014-2016
Maria F. Meachum 2014-2016
Sudan Prokopeak 2014-2016
Roger A. Ritzman 2013-2015
Lisa J. Waskin 2014-2016