2019 Orientation Session

2019 Orientation Session

Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria
101 Holiday St.
East Peoria, IL  61611


We are pleased to announce plans for this first important meeting for ILA member leaders for 2019-20. This year’s session will focus on orienting everyone to ILA and to our volunteer leader structure and processes, and on ILA's shiny new strategic plan 2019-22. This event also provides an opportunity for you to meet your fellow member leaders and work in your committee/forum groups. We are particularly excited about beginning the work toward achieving the goals outlined in the strategic plan, and we can't do it without you. 

2019 Orientation Session Agenda

9:30 a.m.                            Continental Breakfast and Registration

10:00-11:00 a.m.               Welcome & Introductions, Molly Beestrum, ILA President

11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.      Orientation to ILA, Diane Foote, ILA Executive Director, and Staff

11:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.      Legislative Update, Derek Blaida, Legislative Consultant

12:00-1:00 p.m.                 Lunch & Networking

1:00-1:30 p.m.                   Strategic Plan 2019-22 Launch, Molly Beestrum, ILA President

1:30-3:00  p.m.                  Opportunity to Meet in Committees/Forums

3:00 p.m.                            Report Out from Committees/Forums

4:00 p.m.                            Closing Remarks, Molly Beestrum, ILA President                                        

All committee members and forum managers are expected to sign the Conflict of Interest Statement. Please turn it in at orientation or download, sign, scan/email, and return to:

ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654-6799, fax 312-644-1899, ila@ila.org

Hotel Information:

For those needing hotel accommodations, ILA has reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate of $134:
Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria
101 Holiday St.
East Peoria, IL 61611

Online Booking: www.ihg.com/holidayinn/hotels/us/en/ease-peoria/piaws/hoteldetail

Please open the "Other Options" link just below the date fields and input group code ILA. Please be advised this link is not compatible with some mobile devices and may not display the contracted rate. If you have trouble please call the hotel directly to make reservations.

Comments or questions?

Contact Diane Foote at 312-644-1896 or email dfoote@ila.org.


The ILA Executive Board will meet on Tuesday, July 23, at the Holiday Inn & Suites East Peoria.  This will be the first meeting of the 2019-2020 ILA Executive Board.

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