Cynthia M. Robinson, Executive Director,
reas of responsibility: General management; budget development and implementation; work with ILA Executive Board on fiscal oversight and policies, strategic planning, and overall policy development; state and federal legislative advocacy; management of iREAD summer reading program; staff liaison to the Advocacy Committee, Fundraising Committee, ILA Reporter Advisory Committee, and Public Policy Committee.

Sarah Anderson, Administrative Coordinator,
Areas of responsibility: Administrative support for member customer service; support for preparation and registration for conferences, workshops, and events; support for iREAD Summer Reading program customer service and order processing; assistant editor for the ILA Reporter. 

Becca Boland, iREAD Content and Development Manager,
Areas of responsibility: Managing iREAD content, working with committee members, artists, editors, designers to produce iREAD materials. Focus on development of iREAD, as we continue to work with more states across the country. Staff liaison to the iREAD Committee, Youth Services Forum, and Young Adult Services Forum. 

Tamara Jenkins, Communications and Engagement Manager,
Areas of responsibility: Communication and engagement with members and partners; content creation for publications and social media; support for programs; creation of new programs and continuing education for professional development; marketing of events and programs; staff liaison to the Awards Committee, Diversity Committee, Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries, Marketing Forum, and Students and New Professionals Forum. 

Tina Koleva, Member Services Manager,
Areas of responsibility: Management of ILA Membership and Member Services; management of registration for conferences, workshops, and events; management of iREAD Summer Reading program customer service, order processing and general program administration; management of accounts receivable and support for business administration; staff liaison to the Nominating Committee and assistant staff liaison to the iREAD Committee. 

Kristin Pekoll, Conference and Continuing Education Manager,
Areas of responsibility: Management of the ILA Annual Conference, Reaching Forward Conference, Reaching Forward South Conference, Illinois Youth Services Institute, Trustee Workshops, Elevate, Director’s University; staff liaison to Best Practices Committee, Conference Program Committee, Intellectual Freedom Committee, Library Trustee Forum, Reaching Forward Forum, Resources & Technical Services Forum, Small & Rural Libraries Forum.  

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

Since 1981, iREAD provides high quality, low-cost resources and products that enable local library staff to motivate children, young adults, and adults to read.

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