Nominating Committee

Develops an annual slate of candidates for the Executive Board, including vice-president/president-elect and ALA councilor (every four years).

Nominating Committee Procedures and Timeline


Committee Composition

Committee consists of seven members serving one-year terms. Chair of the committee is the immediate ILA past president. Members serve as ballot counters, once ballots have been received, and inform the candidates of the election results.


  1. Pattie Piotrowski Pattie Piotrowski, Chair University Librarian, Dean of Library Instructional Services at University of Illinois at Springfield
  2. Beth Duttlinger Beth Duttlinger, Member Director at Lillie M. Evans Library District
  3. Tamara J. Kuhn-Schnell Tamara J. Kuhn-Schnell, Member Lincoln Land Community College
  4. Carl Lehnen Carl Lehnen, Member Reference & Liaison Librarian at University of Illinois at Chicago
  5. Rob Morrison Rob Morrison, Member Dean, Library & Learning Support at National Louis University
  6. Christina Stoll Christina Stoll, Member Indian Trails Public Library District
  7. Denise M. Zielinski Denise M. Zielinski, Member Joliet Public Library

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