Leadership Committee

Charge: The Leadership Committee oversees leadership development opportunities for the OLA membership, including creating and managing leadership trainings and programs, as well as serving as leadership mentors.

Purpose:  To provide opportunities for the development of leadership abilities of all OLA members.


  • Participate in a continuous learning community focused on leadership.
  • Develop and/or refine leadership trainings.  Trainings may take various forms and be held in various locations throughout the state or virtually.
  • Facilitate and lead leadership trainings.
  • Promote leadership development opportunities available to the membership.
  • Shall consist of at least three members.


  • Is appointed by the President.
  • Is responsible for the organization of the work of the committee.
  • Is responsible for an annual report of activities.
  • Prepares an annual budget.

Committee members 2021-22

Liisa Sjoblom, committee chair       
Deschutes Public Library System      
Jane Corry
Retired, Multnomah County Library 
Hillsboro Public Library
[email protected] 

Courtney Gill, LIOLA chair   
Hillsboro Public Library
Amy Honisett
Multonomah County Library
[email protected]


Laura Kimberly
Newport Public Library
Amy Miller
Multnomah County Library
[email protected]

Jessica Otto
Newberg Public Library
[email protected]
Suzanne Sager
Portland State University Library
Lori Wamsley
Mount Hood Community College


        Leadership Development Scholarships
         Mentorship Program
         Leadership Institute of OLA (LIOLA)