Fundraising Committee


Committee Spotlight - Fundraising Committee
August 6, 2020
Who puts the “fun” in fundraising? ILA’s Fundraising Committee, that’s who! Welcome new members Rebecca Pfenning and Karen McBride, and thank you Anjelica Rufus-Barnes, Ashely Stewart and Scott Drone-Silvers for their con…

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  1. Jun 13 2023

    Fundraising Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Jun 13, 2023 4:00pm–5:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

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Committee Charge

Identify fundraising strategies that will provide long-term financial stability for the association, to include, but not limited to, such areas as grants, the endowment, and scholarships. Oversees the Illinois Library Luminaries program, which includes monitoring contributions.  

Committee Composition

Composed of six members, serving three-year, staggered terms.

Committee Reports

  1. Rebecca Pfenning Rebecca Pfenning, Chair Head of Materials Management at Plainfield Area Public Library

    Chair Term ends 06/30/2023

  2. Caitlin E Archer-Helke Caitlin E Archer-Helke, Member Acquisitions & Content Support Specialist at Dykema Gossett LLP

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  3. Lynn DeSmidt Lynn DeSmidt, Member

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  4. Karen McBride Karen McBride, Member Public Information Manager at Barrington Area Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  5. Randall Yelverton Randall Yelverton, Member Executive Director at Peoria Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2023

  6. Karolyn Nance Karolyn Nance, Board liaison Director at Bartlett Public Library District

    Board liaison Term ends 06/30/2023

  7. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Staff liaison Executive Director at Illinois Library Association

    Staff liaison Term ends 06/30/2025

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