Executive Board / Current Officers 2023-24

Voting Members
President   Ericka Brunson-Rochette, Deschutes Public Library    (email)

Vice-President/ President-Elect
Ayn Frazee, Franklin High School, Portland Public Schools - (email)

Past President
Star Khan, Driftwood Public Library   (email)

Stuart Levy, Parkrose High School  (email)
Term (two years:  2023 - 2025)

Roxanne Renteria, Deschutes Public Library  (email)

Vacant (email)

ALA Representative
Kirsten Brodbeck-Kenney, Driftwood Public Library (email)
Term (three years: 2022-25)

Divisions - Current Chairs

Academic/ ACRL-Oregon
Carly Lamphere, ReedCollege (email)

Children's Services (CSD)
Monica Hoffman, Chair,  (email)

Oregon Association of School Libraries (OASL)
Ayn Frazee, Franklin High School, Portland (email)

Oregon Young Adult Network (OYAN)
Mark Richardson, Co-chair, Cedar Mill Library (email)
Ian Duncanson, Co-chair, Beaverton Public Library

Public Library
Megan Dazey, North Sweet Home Public Library (email)


Support Staff (SSD)
Rinny Lakin, Multnomah County Library (email)

State Librarian 
Wendy Cornelisen, State Librarian, State Library of Oregon (email)

Buzzy Nielsen, State Library of Oregon  (email)

OLA Association Manager 
Shirley Roberts (email)

OLA Board 2023-2024 Focus Areas & Presidential Priorities

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  2023-24

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. 

September 15, 2023 (Friday) - Drop In, Virtual (10-11 am)
October 20, 2023 (Friday)- Business Meeting - Hybrid, Site: TBD  (10 am - 3 pm) 
November 17, 2023 (Friday) - Drop In, Virtual (10 - 11 am) 
December 15, 2023 (Friday) - Business Meeting - Virtual -   (10 am - 3 pm) 
January 19, 2024 (Friday) - Drop In, Virtual (10 - 11 am) 
February 16, 2024 (Friday) - Business Meeting - Virtual (10 am - 3 pm)
March 14, 2024 (Friday) - Drop In, Virtual (10-11 am) 
April 24, 2024 (Wednesday) -  Business Meeting - Hybrid, Site: Salem Conference Center, Board Room (adjacent to hotel lobby) (1:30-3:00 pm)
May 17, 2024 (Friday) - Drop In - Virtual (10 - 11 am)
June 21, 2024 (Friday)  -  Business Meeting - Virtual (10 am - 3 pm)
July 19, 2024 (Friday) - Drop in (OLA President will not be present) - Virtual  (10 - 11 am)
August 15 -16 2024 (Thursday noon - 8 pm and Friday 8 am - 9:45 am) OLA Leadership Retreat -  Hybrid, In person Waypoint Hotel, Bend Oregon (noon - 8 pm)
August 16, 2024 (Friday) -  Business Meeting - Hybrid, Site: Waypoint Hotel, Bend Oregon -  (10 am - 3 pm) [Transition Meeting]

Business meetings include:
Review of action items from previous meeting, officer/committee/unit reports, old/new business, review of strategic plan, action item summary.

Drop In meetings include:
Informal information sharing, general discussion topics - TBD.

**All voting members of the board should plan to attend business meetings; drop in meetings are optional