Best Practices Committee

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Committee Spotlight - Best Practices Committee
March 5, 2021
The Best Practices Committee (BPC) is charged with promoting excellence in the Illinois library community by identifying and amplifying innovative services, community outreach initiatives, and management procedures both for the association …

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Committee Charge

Promotes excellence in the Illinois library community by identifying and amplifying innovative services, community outreach initiatives, and management procedures both for the association and for the profession as a whole. Seeks out best practices for emerging trends and issues in the profession by surveying current practices in the library community, recommending best practices for diverse sizes and types of libraries, and sharing these practices with the library community through relevant communication channels.


Committee Composition

Composed of nine members, serving two-year, staggered terms.


Committee Reports and Meeting Notes


  1. Alea Perez Alea Perez, Chair

    Chair Term ends 06/30/2023

  2. Lynette P Bromiel Lynette P Bromiel, Member Librarian at The Joseph Sears School

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  3. Amy Byers Amy Byers, Member Director at Chatham Area Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  4. Tammy Hansen Tammy Hansen, Member Reference librarian at Illinois State Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  5. Jeanne Holba Puacz Jeanne Holba Puacz, Member University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  6. Laura Picato Laura Picato, Member Public Services Manager at O'Fallon Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  7. Rhiannon Shoults Rhiannon Shoults, Member Programming and Youth Services Manager at Normal Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  8. Anna Wassenaar Anna Wassenaar, Member Director at Blue Island Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  9. Laura L. Barnes Laura L. Barnes, Board liaison Sustainability Information Curator at Illinois Sustainable Technology Center

    Board liaison Term ends 06/30/2023

  10. 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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