Awards Committee
Vacant (email)
Solicits nominations for Association awards in various categories; makes selections of recipients

The Communications Committee oversees creation, distribution, and archival storage of the two main publications of the Oregon Library Association: The bi-weekly OLA Hotline and the OLA Quarterly journal.

Vacant, Chair,  (email) 

OLA Hotline Co-editors:(email)
Kristin Williams, Athena Public Library

OLA Quarterly - Interim Editor in Chief, Kate Lasky 2021-22, (email) 

OLA Quarterly Editors: 
Bob Abbey, Forest Grove, PCC, (email)
Jillian Coy, Teen Librarian, Forest Grove, (email)
Katie Hart, Klamath County Library,  (email)
Erica Jensen, Lewis & Clark College,  (email)
Jim Jatkevicius, WCCLS,  (email)
Jennifer Kubus Wells   (email)
Anne LaVallee, Beaverton City Library, (email)
Norma Leistiko, Beaverton City Library,  (email)
Kathryn Rose McDonald, (email)
Dillon Peck, Salem Public Library,  (email)
Allison Reibel, Multnomah County Library,  (email)
Nicole Shuey, Jackson County Library Services, (email

OLA Tweeter/Twitter Admin:  Vacant
OLA Facebook Admin: Charles Wood, (email)
OLA Association Manager:  Shirley Roberts, (email)

Liisa Sjoblom, Chair, Deschutes Public Library (email)
Plans and executes the program for the annual conference.

EDI Anti-racism Committee
Ericka Brunson-Rochette, Chair, Deschutes Public Library (email)
An Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Task Force was created at the August 2019 OLA Board meeting with the charge of developing an EDI Plan for the Association.  The purpose of the EDI Plan is to affirm OLA’s commitment to EDI and set direction for OLA by identifying EDI priorities and strategies to achieve themIn April 2021 this Task Force was made an OLA Standing Committee at the OLA Annual Business Meeting, held during the OLA 2021 Virtual Conference.

Finance / Investment
Stuart Levy, OLA Treasurer, Parkrose High School Library (email)
Reviews all fiscal policies and procedures, responding to direction from the Executive Board. The Committee serves as the consulting body for the Treasurer, the Executive Board, and the Association Manager in such areas as Association investments, the budget, and other financial concerns of the Association.

Intellectual Freedom
Emily O'Neal, Co-chair, Deschutes Public Library, (email)
Vacant, Co-Chair, , (email)
Aids the development of the Association's position on Intellectual Freedom, to interpret this position to the public, and to act in support of this position.

Jessica Otto, Co-chair, Newberg Public Library, (email)
Jane Corry, Co-chair, (email)
Oversees leadership development opportunities for the OLA membership, including creating and managing leadership trainings and programs, as well as serving as leadership mentors.

Library Development and Legislation
Kim Olson-Charles, Co-chair, University of Western States Library, (email)
Jeremy Skinner, Curry Public Library District, (email)
Establishes plans for improvement of libraries in Oregon through study and recommendation of plans for the use of state and federal funds; exploration of other sources of funding, e.g., foundation grants. Establishes priorities for legislative action which may affect all types of libraries in Oregon.

Rebecca Stoltz, Co-chair, Josephine Community Library Foundation (email)
Kate Lasky, Co-chair, Josephine Community Library Foundation (email)
Endeavors to secure new members for the Association by contacting librarians and others interested in library service in Oregon. Special effort should be made to contact those new to the state and the profession to express OLA's interest in them and to explain what the Association can offer them.  Membership Committee also actively communicates with non-renewing members for possible renewal, response to exit survey, etc.

Arlene Weible, State Library of Oregon (email)
Shall have charge of the conduct of the regular and special elections and the counting and tabulation of all votes cast. Will submit a press release to the OLA Hotline for the January issue requesting suggestions for nominees and petition nominees; will determine a slate of nominees in February; will submit candidates' statements for the OLA Hotline in the April issue; will insure that candidates are introduced and that information about the candidates is available at the annual conference.

Oregon Authors
Deidra Menser, Chair, Tigard Public Library (email)
John Repplinger, Co-Chair, Willamette University (email)

Collects and preserves bibliographical data on Oregon authors.

Oregon Reader's Choice Award
Carrie Light, Co-chair, Lake Oswego School District (email)
Laura Axon, Co-chair, Portland Public Schools (email)
The ORCA is intended to be a fun and exciting way for Oregon youth in grades 4-12 to become enthusiastic and discriminating readers.  During the course of the school year, Oregon students choose their favorite book in a real-life democratic process.