Your KLA Officers and Chairs

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KLA Council Roster
2016-2017

Executive Committee

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

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

Second 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

Secretary
Savannah Ball, Consultant
Southwest Kansas Library System
100 Military, Suite 210; Dodge City, KS 67801
(620) 225-1231, ext. 206
consultant@swkls.org

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

Immediate Past President
Terri Summey, Professor, Emporia State University
University Libraries and Archives
1 Kellogg Circle, Box 4051,
William Allen White Library, Room 127
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-5058
tsummey@emporia.edu
Presidential Awards Committee Chair, 2016

Parliamentarian (non-voting)
Dan Ireton, Kansas State Libraries
1100 MidCampus Drive; Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-7436 dli6873@k-state.edu


Elected Representative Positions (Voting Members)

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


Standing Committee Chairs (Voting Members)

Annual Conference
George Seamon, Director
Northwest Kansas Library System
#2 Washington Square; Norton, KS 67654
(785) 877-5148
director@nwkls.org
Charge: To drive the KLA 2017 Conference and Conference Planning

Best Small Public Library Award
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 present an award to the Best small public library in Kansas

Bylaws and Organizational Manual
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 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
George Seamon, Director
Northwest Kansas Library System
#2 Washington Square; Norton, KS 67654
(785) 877-5148
director@nwkls.org
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
Terri Summey, Professor, Emporia State University
Katie Hill, Coffeyville Public Library
Ashley Creek, University of St. Mary
Emily Sitz, SWKLS
Charge: To present awards to KLA members deserving of recognition

Publications, Promotion and Publicity
Co-Chair: Ray Walling, Director of Library Services
Baker University, P.O. Box 65; Baldwin City, KS 66006
(785) 594-8389

Co-Chair: Donna Hobbs, Coordinator of Library Services
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manhattan, KS
(785) 320-4521
donnahobbs@ManhattanTech.edu
Charge: To strengthen KLA’s communication with its members and promote and publicize the KLA 2017 Conference

Strategic Planning Committee
Terri Summey, Professor, Emporia State University
University Libraries and Archives
1 Kellogg Circle, Box 4051,
William Allen White Library, Room 127
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-5058
tsummey@emporia.edu
Charge: To drive the KLA Strategic Plan and make it work for the organization


Appointed Council Members (Voting Members)

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 Members)

College and University Libraries (CULS)
Ray Walling, Director of Library Services
Baker University, P.O. Box 65; Baldwin City, KS 66006
(785) 594-8389

Kansas Library Trustee Association (KLTA)
Royce Kitts, Director
Liberal Memorial Library
519 N. Kansas Ave.; Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 626-0180
director@lmlibrary.org

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)
Royce Kitts, Director
Liberal Memorial Library
519 N. Kansas Ave.; Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 626-0180
director@lmlibrary.org

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 Members)

Government Documents (GODORT)
Ray Walling, Electronic Services & Government Documents Librarian
Baker University
518 Eighth St.
Baldwin City, KS 66006
Ray.Walling@bakeru.edu


Affiliated Council Members (Non Voting)

Friends of Kansas Libraries (FoKL) Liaison
Carolyn Little, Northeast Kansas Library System
4317 West 6th Street, Lawrence, KS 66049
(785) 838-4090
clittle@nekls.org

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

KLA Educational Foundation
Kathy Delker, Coordinator of Library Instructional Services
Wichita State University
Ablah Library 122F
1845 Fairmount St.; Wichita, KS 67260″
(316) 978-6331
kathy.delker@wichita.edu

State Library/Kansas Center for the Book
State Librarian Jo Budler
State Library of Kansas
Capitol Building, Room 169-W
300 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1593
(785) 296-5466
jo.budler@library.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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