Conference Program Committee, 2021

Coordinates program planning for ILA Annual Conference. Membership will be made up of individuals representing the diverse nature of our association with appointments for sixteen months.


  1. Amanda McKay Amanda McKay, Co-chair Helen Matthes Library

    Co-chair Term ends 10/31/2021

  2. Rachel M Park Rachel M Park, Co-chair Illinois State University

    Co-chair Term ends 10/31/2021

  3. Caitlin E Archer-Helke Caitlin E Archer-Helke, Member Librarian at Saint Xavier University

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  4. Victoria Blackmer Victoria Blackmer, Member Assistant Director at Robert R. Jones Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  5. Patricia Chavez Patricia Chavez, Member Library Research Information Specialist at Rush University

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  6. Celeste Choate Celeste Choate, Member Executive Director at Urbana Free Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  7. Lora Del Rio Lora Del Rio, Member Humanities Librarian, Associate Professor at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  8. Eric Anthony Edwards Eric Anthony Edwards, Member Interlibrary Loan Librarian at Illinois State Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  9. Jamie Jones Jamie Jones, Member Peoria Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  10. Claudia Nickson Claudia Nickson, Member Bibliographic Services Consultant at System Wide Automated Network (SWAN)

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  11. Sarah Rice Sarah Rice, Member Librarian at Forefront

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  12. Nadia Sheikh Nadia Sheikh, Member President at Carol Stream Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  13. Leander Spearman Leander Spearman, Member Director at Belleville Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  14. Susan Wolf Susan Wolf, Member Reference Manager at Northbrook Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2021

  15. Jeanne Hamilton Jeanne Hamilton, Board liaison Director at Bloomington Public Library

    Board liaison Term ends 10/31/2021

  16. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Staff liaison Deputy Director at Illinois Library Association

    Staff liaison Term ends 10/31/2021


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