Your KLA Officers and Chairs

By , 02/01/2012

KLA Council Roster
2017-2018

Executive Committee (Voting)
President
George Seamon, Director
Northwest Kansas Library System
#2 Washington Square; Norton, KS 67654
(785) 877-5148
director@nwkls.org

First Vice President
Laurel Littrell
Kansas State University
Library Planning and Assessment
1117 Mid-Campus Drive North, 314A Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-5467
laurlit@k-state.edu

Second Vice President
Robin Newell, Director
Emporia Public Library
110 East Sixth Avenue
Emporia, Kansas 66801
(620) 340-6464
newellr@emporialibrary.org

Secretary
Savannah Ball, Branch Manager Rockwell and Comotara Libraries
Wichita Public Library
5939 E 9th St. N
Wichita, KS 67208
(316) 688-9361
sball@wichita.gov

Treasurer
Diana Weaver, Director
Basehor Community Library
1400 158th St., Basehor, KS 66007
(913) 724-2828
dweaver@basehorlibrary.org

Immediate Past President
Gloria Creed-Dikeogu, Director of Library Services
Ottawa University, Myers Library
1001 S. Cedar St; Ottawa, KS 66067
(785) 248-2536
gloria.creeddikeogu@ottawa.edu

Parliamentarian (Non-Voting)
Dan Ireton
Kansas State Libraries
1100 Mid Campus Drive; Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-7436
dli6873@k-state.edu

Elected Representative Positions (Voting)
ALA Councilor
Marie Pyko
Topeka & Shawnee County Library
1515 SW 10th; Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 580-4481 Fax (785) 580-4496

KLA Representative to MPLA
Shana Smith, Director
Mulvane Public Library
408 N. 2nd Ave.
Mulvane, KS 67110
(316) 777-1211
mulvane.library.director@gmail.com

Standing Committee Chairs (Voting)
Annual Conference
Laurel Littrell
Kansas State University
Library Planning and Assessment
1117 Mid-Campus Drive North, 314A Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-5467
laurlit@k-state.edu
Charge: To drive the KLA 2017 Conference and Conference Planning

Best Small Public Library Award
Robin Newell, Director
Emporia Public Library
110 East Sixth Avenue
Emporia, Kansas 66801
(620) 340-6464
newellr@emporialibrary.org
Charge: To present an award to the Best small public library in Kansas

Bylaws and Organizational Manual
Robin Newell, Director
Emporia Public Library
110 East Sixth Avenue
Emporia, Kansas 66801
(620) 340-6464
newellr@emporialibrary.org
Charge: To revise the bylaws as needed and create a KLA Conference Manual that can be used as a guide for future conferences

Finance
Diana Weaver, Basehor Community Library
1400 158th St., Basehor, KS 66007
(913) 724-2828
dweaver@basehorlibrary.org
Charge: To improve the KLA Budget process and develop fundraising processes for the KLA Conference

Governmental Affairs
Eric Gustafson, Derby Public Library
(316) 788-0760
eric@derbylibrary.com

Membership
Vacant

Charge: To improve KLA Membership numbers, investigate KLA membership benefits and research a KLA fee structure that would work best for members and for merging with KASL

Nominating
Gloria Creed-Dikeogu, Director of Library Services
Carol Barta
Judy Bastion
Micheal Lang
Charge: To present awards to KLA members deserving of recognition

Publications, Promotion and Publicity
Vacant

Charge: To strengthen KLA’s communication with its members and promote and publicize the KLA 2018 Conference

Strategic Planning Committee
George Seamon, Director
Northwest Kansas Library System
#2 Washington Square; Norton, KS 67654
(785) 877-5148
director@nwkls.org
Charge: To drive the KLA Strategic Plan and make it work for the organization

Appointed Council Members (Voting)
Archivist
Margaret Knecht, Kansas State Historical Society
6425 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, KS 66615
(785) 272-8681 Fax: (785) 272-8682
mknecht@kshs.org

Section Chairs (Voting)
College and University Libraries (CULS)
Steven Gromatzky, Library Director
Benedictive College
1020 North 2nd Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 360-7511
sgromatzky@benedictine.edu

Kansas Library Trustee Association (KLTA)
Barbara Bahm
10701 NW 31ST ST
Silver Lake KS 66539
785-224-1128
tmsbookwoman@gmail.com

Private Academic Libraries (PALS)
Mary Hester, Director of Library Services
Miller Library, McPherson College
1600 East Euclid; McPherson, KS 67460
(620) 242-0487
hesterm@mcpherson.edu
Public Library Section (PLS)
Rachel Malay, Director
Port Library
P.O. Box 427
Beloit, KS 67420
(785) 738-3936
portlibdir@nckcn.com

Youth Services
Patty Collins, Youth Services Consultant
Great Bend Public Library
1409 Williams Street
Great Bend, Kansas 67530-4090
(620) 792-4865
pcollins@ckls.org

Roundtable Chairs (Voting)
Government Documents (GODORT)
Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois, Reference Librarian
State Library of Kansas
Capitol Building
Room 312-N
300 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612
Sarah.Tenfelde-Dubois@ks.gov

Info Access and Tech Roundtable (RIAT)

Library Instruction Roundtable (K-LIRT)

Interlibrary Loan Roundtable (KILR)

Tech Services Roundtable

Church Library Roundtable

Affiliated Council Members (Non-Voting)
Friends of Kansas Libraries (FoKL) Liaison
Judy Burgess, President
Jlb6468@sbcglobal.net

Kansas Association of School Librarians – KASL
Martha House
Council Grove High School
129 Hockaday St.; Council Grove, KS 66846
(620) 767-5149 ext. 107
Library: http://kasl.typepad.com/cghs_library/
KASL: http://www.ksschoollibrarians.org/
Newspaper: http://kasl.typepad.com/etrailblazer/

KLA Educational Foundation
Michael McDonald, Library Development Consultant
Northeast Kansas Library System
4317 W 6th Street
Lawrence, KS 66049
(785) 838-4090
mmcdonald@nekls.org

State Library of Kansas
Cindy Roupe, Interim State Library
Capitol Building
Room 312-N
300 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 296-3296
cindy.roupe@ks.gov

Webmaster
Bethanie O’Dell, Virtual Learning Librarian
Emporia State University Libraries and Archives
1 Kellogg Circle, Box 4051
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-5032
bodell1@emporia.edu

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