Conference Program Committee, 2023

Events

  1. Nov 16 2022

    Conference Program Committee 2023 Meeting

    Wednesday, Nov 16, 2022 1:00pm–2:30pm

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Committee Charge

Coordinates program planning for ILA Annual Conference. 


Committee Composition

Composed of up to 15 members, serving sixteen month terms. The co-chairs shall serve in their roles for the full sixteen-month term.




  1. Amber Creger Amber Creger, Co-chair Youth Department Director at Schaumburg Township District Library

    Co-chair Term ends 10/31/2023

  2. Eric Anthony Edwards Eric Anthony Edwards, Co-chair Interlibrary Loan Librarian at Illinois State Library

    Co-chair Term ends 10/31/2023

  3. Steve Brantley Steve Brantley, Member Professor and Head of Research, Engagement and Scholarship at Eastern Illinois University

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  4. Tricia N Duzan Tricia N Duzan, Member Adult Services Manager at Champaign Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  5. Rene Leyva Rene Leyva, Member Director at Fossil Ridge Public Library District

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  6. Kathryn Lind Caudill Kathryn Lind Caudill, Member Trustee at Ela Area Public Library District

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  7. Joshua Newport Joshua Newport, Member Math and Science Librarian at Illinois State University

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  8. Jennifer Paliatka Jennifer Paliatka, Member Elmhurst University

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  9. Tim Prendergast Tim Prendergast, Member Director at Hodgkins Public Library District

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  10. Allyson Renell Allyson Renell, Member Children's Services Manager at Downers Grove Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  11. Charity Ringel Charity Ringel, Member Program Coordinator Patron Services at University of Illinois at Springfield

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  12. Jill Schardt Jill Schardt, Member Edwardsville Public Library

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  13. Carly E Thompson Carly E Thompson, Member Palatine Public Library District

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  14. Elizabeth Towns-Law Elizabeth Towns-Law, Member Youth Librarian at Chillicothe Public Library District

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  15. Sandra L. West Sandra L. West, Member Rend Lake College

    Member Term ends 10/31/2023

  16. Ryan Johnson Ryan Johnson, Board liaison Library Director at O'Fallon Public Library

    Board liaison Term ends 10/31/2023

  17. Kristin Pekoll Kristin Pekoll, Staff liaison Conference and Continuing Education Manager at Illinois Library Association

    Staff liaison Term ends 06/30/2025


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