Library Trustee Forum (LTF)









Maintains a continuing education program and information network for library trustees and encourages citizens’ use and support of libraries.


News

Resolution Recognizing the Service of Percy Harry
November 22, 2021
At its November 20, 2021, meeting the ILA Library Trustee Forum unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the service of Executive Board of Percy Harris.  View the full resolution
Resolution Recognizing the Service of Lila Marek
November 22, 2021
At its November 20, 2021, meeting the ILA Library Trustee Forum unanimously approved a resolution recognizing the service of Executive Board of Lila Marek.  View the full resolution
Christine Westerlund is the Recipient of the 2021 Trustee of the Year Award
September 13, 2021
Christine Westerlund, Vice President of the Board of Trustees at the Chatham Area Public Library District, is the 2021 Illinois Library Association (ILA) Trustee of the Year Award recipient. This annual citation is awarded to a public library trustee…

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Events

  1. Jan 8 2022

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Jan 8, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  2. Jun 4 2022

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Jun 4, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

  3. Aug 20 2022

    Trustee Forum Board Meeting

    Saturday, Aug 20, 2022 10:00am–12:00pm

    Zoom Meeting

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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

Bylaws of the Illinois Library Trustee Forum

Forum Board Information and Interest Form 

Trustee Forum Reports to the ILA Executive Board 


Information for Library Trustees

Resources for Trustees 

Webinars for Trustees

 


Forum Leadership

  1. Kathryn Lind Caudill Kathryn Lind Caudill, Manager Trustee at Ela Area Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  2. Joe Filapek Joe Filapek, Board liaison Trustee at Aurora Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2022
  3. Dorothy Clark-Smith Dorothy Clark-Smith, Member Trustee at Bellwood Public Library
    Term ends 11/30/2023
  4. Monica Boyer Monica Boyer, Member Trustee at Bartlett Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  5. Monique C Williams Monique C Williams, Member Trustee at Harvey Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2023
  6. Tom Stagg Tom Stagg, Manager-Elect Vice President Board of Trustees at Alpha Park Public Library District
    Term ends 10/31/2022
  7. Cyndi Robinson Cyndi Robinson, Staff liaison Deputy Director at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025
  8. Carol Vaughan Kissane Carol Vaughan Kissane, Secretary Trustee at Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
    Term ends 10/31/2022

iREAD Summer Reading Programs

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