Executive Board / Current Officers 2017-18

Voting Members
President   Buzzy Nielsen,  Crook County Library,  (email)

Vice-President/ President-Elect
Esther Moberg, Seaside Public Library, (email)

Past President
Elsa Loftis,  Oregon College of Art & Craft College Library,   (email)

Lori Wamsley,  Mt Hood Community College Library,  (email)
Term (two years:  2017-19)

Korie Buerkle, Newberg Public Library (email)

Kathy Street, Oregon Trail Library District (email

ALA Representative
Danielle Jones, Multnomah County Library (email)
Term (three years: 2016-19)
Oregon Councilor Blog

Divisions - Current Chairs

Academic/ ACRL-Oregon
Steve Silver, Northwest Christian University (email)

Children's Services (CSD)
Natasha Forrester Campbell, Multnomah County Library (email)

Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL)
Paige Battle, Grant High School, Portland Public Schools  (email)

Oregon Young Adult Network (OYAN)
Julie Jeanmard, Cottage Grove Public Library (email)

Public Library
Kirsten Brodbeck-Kinney, Driftwood Public Library (email)

Support Staff (SSD)
Margaret Harmon-Myers, Eugene Public Library (email)

Non-Voting Members

State Librarian(ex-officio, voting member, permanently held by State Librarian)
Caren Agata, Interim State Librarian, State Library of Oregon (email)

Dan White,  (email)

OLA Association Manager 
Shirley Roberts (email)


OLA Board Resources
Leadership tutorials (orientation to OLA website, memberclicks, etc.), OLA Logos, Graphic Usage Guide, OLA official letterhead, Just Say Yes List........


OLA Board Meetings   2016-17

OLA Board Meetings are open to the public. Although we follow the agenda and timeline closely, the agenda is subject to change and items are sometimes moved to accommodate day-of scheduling needs. If a portion of the meeting is closed to the public, we will note that on the agenda. 

October 6, 2017 (Friday)- Siuslaw Library District, Florence branch, 1460 9th Street, Florence, Oregon 97439            (10 am - 3 pm)

December 1, 2017 (Friday) - Washington County Law Library (in Juvenile Services Building), 111 NE Lincoln St., Hillsboro OR, Rm 258  (10 am - 3 pm)

February 2, 2018 (Friday) - Virtual Meeting for all (10 am - 3 pm) 

April 18, 2018 (Wednesday) - OLA Conference - Hilton Hotel - Eugene (time to be announced)

June 1, 2018 (Friday) -  Eastern Oregon University - La Grande (10 am - 3 pm)

 August 13-14, 2018  (Mon. - Tues)  -  Menucha Conference Center

 August 24, 2018 (Friday) -  Seaside Public Library, Seaside  (10 am - 3 pm) [Transition Meeting]