Public Policy Committee

Events

  1. Oct 3 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Oct 3, 2022 1:00pm–3:00pm

  2. Nov 7 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Nov 7, 2022 1:00pm–3:00pm

  3. Dec 5 2022

    Public Policy Committee Meeting

    Monday, Dec 5, 2022 1:00pm–3:00pm

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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


Got a suggestion for a legislative matter for PPC's consideration? Contact us using the button below to send a message to the PPC chair and the ILA executive director. We look forward to hearing from you!

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  1. Ryan Livergood Ryan Livergood, Chair Executive Director at Warren-Newport Public Library District

    Chair Term ends 06/30/2023
    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  3. John Kokoris John Kokoris, Member Trustee at Gail Borden Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  4. Laura Long Laura Long, Member Director at East Moline Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2025

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  6. Jamie Paicely Jamie Paicely, Member Library Director at Flossmoor Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2025

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

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

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  13. Anne B. Craig Anne B. Craig, Ex officio Senior Director at Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2023

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2023

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2023

  16. Lou Ann Jacobs Lou Ann Jacobs, Ex officio

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  18. Ryan Johnson Ryan Johnson, Ex officio Library Director at O'Fallon Public Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  19. Matthew Matkowski Matthew Matkowski, Ex officio Associate Head of Public Services at Palos Heights Public Library

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2023

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

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

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025

  22. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Ex officio Executive Director at Illinois Library Association

    Ex officio Term ends 06/30/2025


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