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The Library Trustee Forum maintains a continuing education program and information network for library trustees and encourages citizens’ use and support of libraries.


Trustee Session at #ILAAC22
October 5, 2022
The annual tax levy ordinance is the source of 90-95% of your library’s revenues. Determining the library district levy seems daunting and, indeed, there are plenty of “devils in the details.” But a few simple rules will help Truste…
Trustee Day at the 2022 ILA Annual Conference
September 28, 2022
Daily, we are confronted with reminders that the work of public servants and libraries is being undermined and that the freedom to read and learn is under attack. Information professionals and library workers are ideally suited to help combat these c…
Register Now for the ILA Annual Conference and save $50!!!
September 20, 2022
I hope you will join me for the ILA Annual Conference is taking place on October 18 – 20 in Rosemont. If you register by Sept. 26 (for the entire conference or for Trustee Day) you will save $50! Top Ten Reasons for Library Trustees to Attend t…

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  1. Jan 5 2023

    Library Trustee Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 5, 2023 7:00pm–8:30pm

  2. Jun 8 2023

    Library Trustee Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Jun 8, 2023 7:00pm–8:30pm

  3. Aug 10 2023

    Library Trustee Forum Meeting

    Thursday, Aug 10, 2023 7:00pm–8:30pm

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The Trusty Trustee 

The ILA Library Trustee Forum newsletter, The Trusty Trustee, serves as a resource for the ILA trustee community (members and non-members) by providing the latest education, information, and news to help trustees successfully perform their duties. Sign up for the newsletter here


Trustee Forum Information


Information for Library Trustees


  1. Tom Stagg Tom Stagg, President Treasurer at Alpha Park Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  2. Monique C Williams Monique C Williams, President-Elect Trustee at Harvey Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  3. Kathryn Lind Caudill Kathryn Lind Caudill, Past President Trustee at Ela Area Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  4. Linda Lin Linda Lin, Secretary President, Board of Trustees at Glencoe Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2024

Forum Leadership

  1. Becky Spratford Becky Spratford, Forum liaison Trustee at La Grange Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2023
  2. Carol Vaughan Kissane Carol Vaughan Kissane, Member Trustee at Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
    Term ends 10/31/2024
  3. Dorothy Clark-Smith Dorothy Clark-Smith, Member Trustee at Bellwood Public Library
    Term ends 11/30/2023
  4. Jennifer Lucas Jennifer Lucas, Member Trustee at Barrington Area Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  5. Joe Filapek Joe Filapek, Member Trustee at Aurora Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  6. Laurie Metanchuk Laurie Metanchuk, Member Wheaton Public Library
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  7. Monica Boyer Monica Boyer, Member Trustee at Bartlett Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  8. Kristin Pekoll Kristin Pekoll, Staff liaison Conference and Continuing Education Manager at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

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