Library Trustee Forum (LTF)

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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.

Illinois library trustees are welcome to attend any of the LTF Meetings and participate in the discussions. 


News

Member Spotlight - Monica Boyer
January 24, 2024
This week's member spotlight is on Monica Boyer. Monica is the Senior Manager of Children Services at Aurora Public Library District and currently serves on the ILA Executive Board as a Director-at-Large. We asked Monica to t…
Library Trustee Forum Spring Workshops
January 18, 2024
Library Trustee Forum Spring Workshops March 2, April 6, May 4 The Trustee Forum is continuing its virtual Spring Workshops for 2024. Participants can attend one, two, or all three sessions. The recordings will be available to participants after each…
Congratulations to Becky Keane
August 21, 2023
Trustee of the Year Award  Becky Keane, the President of the Niles-Maine District Library in Niles, Illinois, is the 2023 Illinois Library Association (ILA) Trustee of the Year Award recipient. This annual citation is awarded to a public library…

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Events

  1. Jun 18 2024

    Library Trustee Forum Meeting

    Tuesday, Jun 18, 2024 7:00pm–8:30pm

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NEW! 2023 Library Trustee Forum Spring Workshops - recordings bundle

Every spring, ILA’s Library Trustee Forum hosts three workshops on topics relevant to library trustees of Illinois. The recordings from these three workshops are bundled together for purchase by trustees; members and non-members. 
Note: Please make sure the purchase is done under the profile and with the
username/email of the person who will be accessing the recordings. To have
your library billed, select Bill me later on the payment screen.

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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


Officers

  1. Monique C Williams Monique C Williams, President Vice President at Harvey Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  2. Jennifer Lucas Jennifer Lucas, President-Elect Trustee at Barrington Area Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  3. Tom Stagg Tom Stagg, Past President Treasurer at Alpha Park Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  4. Linda Lin Linda Lin, Secretary Secretary, Board of Trustees at Glencoe Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024

Forum Leadership

  1. Becky Spratford Becky Spratford, Board liaison Trustee at La Grange Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2025
  2. Carol Vaughan Kissane Carol Vaughan Kissane, Member Trustee at Linda Sokol Francis Brookfield Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  3. Charla J Morton Charla J Morton, Member Trustee at O'Fallon Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2025
  4. Christine E Westerlund Christine E Westerlund, Member Chatham Area Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2025
  5. Chuck Stump Chuck Stump, Member Trustee at Crystal Lake Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  6. Dorothy Clark-Smith Dorothy Clark-Smith, Member Trustee at Bellwood Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  7. Jennifer Lucas Jennifer Lucas, Member Trustee at Barrington Area Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  8. Joe Filapek Joe Filapek, Member Associate Executive Director at Reaching Across Illinois Library System
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  9. Laurie Metanchuk Laurie Metanchuk, Member Wheaton Public Library
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  10. Monica Boyer Monica Boyer, Member Trustee at Bartlett Public Library District
    Term ends 06/30/2024
  11. Kristin Pekoll Kristin Pekoll, Staff liaison Conference and Continuing Education Manager at Illinois Library Association
    Term ends 06/30/2025

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