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. Dec 19 2023

    Fundraising Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Dec 19, 2023 3:00pm–4:00pm


  2. Jan 16 2024

    Fundraising Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024 3:00pm–4:00pm


  3. Feb 20 2024

    Fundraising Committee Meeting

    Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 3:00pm–4:00pm


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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. Caitlin E Archer-Helke Caitlin E Archer-Helke, Chair Acquisitions & Content Support Specialist at Dykema Gossett

    Chair Term ends 06/30/2025

  2. Lynn DeSmidt Lynn DeSmidt, Member Bartlett Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2024

  3. Jackie Keck Jackie Keck, Member Library Director at Caseyville Public Library District

    Member Term ends 06/30/2026

  4. Najera Miljevic Najera Miljevic, Member Librarian at Wood Dale Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2026

  5. Brittany Millington Brittany Millington, Member Director at Champaign Public Library

    Member Term ends 06/30/2025

  6. Jan Pinotti Jan Pinotti, Member

    Member Term ends 06/30/2025

  7. Laura Keyes Laura Keyes, Board liaison Director at Dunlap Public Library District

    Board liaison Term ends 06/30/2026

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

    Staff liaison Term ends 06/30/2025

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