Public Policy Committee (PPC)

Provides the association’s focus on legislative matters; recommends studies on projects designed to advance the development of all types of libraries; advocates legislative action that advances library service for all residents of Illinois.  Committee consists of twelve voting members, serving three-year, staggered. Each incoming ILA president should appoint four members, including his/her designated Public Policy Committee chair.  Nonvoting ex officio members are the ILA executive director, the director of the Illinois State Library, ILA president, ILA vice president/president-elect, the chair of the ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee, and a representative of the school library community, a representative of the academic library community, a representative of the library systems community.  A vacancy shall be declared for any member who is absent without cause from three regular meetings in the period of one year.

2014-2015 Chair

Timothy P. Jarzemsky (term on committee 2012-2015)
Bloomingdale Public Library
101 Fairfield Way
Bloomingdale, IL 60108-1579
phone:  630-924-2722
fax:  630-529-3243
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Roxane E. Bennett 2014-2017
Beth Duttlinger  2012-2015
Lee Ann Fisher  2012-2015
Shannon H. Halikias  2013-2016
Tina Hubert 2014-2017
Andrew Medlar  2013-2016
Anthony Oliver  2013-2016
Mary Petro  2012-2015
Frances E. Roehm  2012-2015
David Seleb 2014-2017
Vance Wyatt  2012-2015

Ex Officio

Betsy Adamowski ILA Vice President/President-Elect
Dee Brennan RAILS
Anne Craig Illinois State Library
Jeannie Dilger ILA President
Robert P. Doyle ILA Executive Director
Su Erickson ILA Past President
Lynn Elam and Amy Falasz-Peterson ILA Advocacy Committee
Lou Ann Jacobs ISLMA
Melissa Rice ILA Intellectual Freedom Committee chair
Connie Walsh CARLI

Board Liaison

Jeannie Dilger