Public Policy Committee

Events

  1. Jan 10 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Jan 10–Oct 10, 2022 1:00pm

    TBA

  2. Feb 7 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Feb 7, 2022 1:00pm–3:00pm

    TBA

  3. Mar 7 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday–Thursday, Mar 7–17, 2022 1:00pm

    TBA

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Committee Charge

Provides the association’s focus on legislative matters; recommends studies on projects designed to advance the development of all types of libraries; advocates legislative action which advances library service for all residents of Illinois.

The PPC chair serves ex officio on the ILA Advocacy Committee.


Committee Composition

Composed of twelve voting members, serving three-year, staggered terms. The committee will have a chair and a vice chair. The vice-chair will serve as chair in the year following service as vice-chair. Non-voting ex officio members are the ILA executive director, the director of the Illinois State Library, ILA president, ILA vice president/president-elect, ILA past president, the chair of the ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee, the chairs of the ILA Advocacy Committee, a representative of the school library community (AISLE), a representative of the academic library community (CARLI), a representative of each of the three library systems.


Resources


Committee Reports, Agendas, and Minutes


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  1. Sam Adams-Lanham Sam Adams-Lanham, Chair Community Engagement Librarian at Barrington Area Library

    Chair Term ends 06/30/2022
    Member Term ends 06/30/2022

  2. Brian L. Chase Brian L. Chase, Member Normal Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  3. Monica Dombrowski Monica Dombrowski, Member Library Director at Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2022

  4. Melissa Gardner Melissa Gardner, Member Palatine Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  5. Ryan Livergood Ryan Livergood, Member Executive Director at Warren-Newport Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  6. Rebecca Malinowski Rebecca Malinowski, Member Executive Director at Cooperative Computer Services

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  7. Daniel Matthews Daniel Matthews, Member Digital Services Librarian at Moraine Valley Community College Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2022

  8. Dee Anna Phares Dee Anna Phares, Member Library Faculty at Northern Illinois University Libraries

    Member Term ends 06/30/2022

  9. Donna Schaal Donna Schaal, Member Argenta-Oreana Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  10. Kyla Waltermire Kyla Waltermire, Member Executive Director at Mississippi Valley District Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  11. Nikeda Webb Nikeda Webb, Member Head of Youth Services at Matteson Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  12. Catherine Yanikoski Catherine Yanikoski, Member Research Librarian at Engineering Systems, Inc

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  13. Suzanne Arist Suzanne Arist, Ex officio Wilmette Public Library District

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2022

  14. Derek Blaida Derek Blaida, Ex officio Legislative Consultant at Illinois Library Association

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  15. Deirdre Brennan Deirdre Brennan, Ex officio Director at Reaching Across Illinois Library System

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  16. Elizabeth Clarage Elizabeth Clarage, Ex officio CARLI

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2099

  17. Veronica De Fazio Veronica De Fazio, Ex officio Head of Youth Services at Plainfield Public Library District

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2022

  18. Nanette Donohue Nanette Donohue, Ex officio Collections and Technical Services Manager at Champaign Public Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2022

  19. Diane Foote Diane Foote, Ex officio Executive Director at Illinois Library Association

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  20. Jeanne Hamilton Jeanne Hamilton, Ex officio Director at Bloomington Public Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2023

  21. Lou Ann Jacobs Lou Ann Jacobs, Ex officio

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  22. Heather Jagman Heather Jagman, Ex officio Librarian at DePaul University Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2024

  23. Greg McCormick Greg McCormick, Ex officio Director at Illinois State Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  24. Patrick Molloy Patrick Molloy, Ex officio Chicago Public Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2022

  25. Ellen C. Popit Ellen C. Popit, Ex officio Associate Director at Illinois Heartland Library System

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  26. Magan Szwarek Magan Szwarek, Ex officio Reference Services Director at Schaumburg Township District Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2022


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