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 for the public and membership.
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.
Marcie Shaffer (term on committee 2012-2014)
Bloomington Public Library
205 E. Olive St.
P.O. Box 3308
Bloomington, IL 61701
Jeremy Dunn 2013-2015
Amy Glass 2012-2014
Susanne Glazbrook 2013-2015
Melissa Rice 2012-2014
Roger A. Ritzman 2013-2015
Louise Svehla 2012-2014
Alexander Todd 2012-2014