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Welcome the 2018-2019 Executive Board


Thank you to all of the candidates who accepted nominations to participate in the Executive and Section election for the 2018-2019 year. We congratulate the following who have been selected to serve on LLA's Executive Board for the coming year:

Association Officers:

President - Catherine Smith
First Vice President - Sonnet Ireland
Second Vice President - Megan Lowe
Past President - Patricia Brown
Secretary - Christopher Achee
ALA Councilor - Vivian McCain
Louisiana Libraries Editor (Ex-Officio) - Celise Reech-Harper
Parliamentarian - Charlene Picheloup

Section Officers:

Academic Section

Chair - Jennifer Hamilton
Vice Chair/Chair Elect - Heather Plaissance
Secretary - Sarah Dauterive

GODORT Section

Chair - Hayley Johnson
First Vice Chair/Chair Elect - Eric Wedig
Second Vice Chair - Tony Barnes
Secretary - Jennifer Creevy

LASL Section

President - Tiffany Whitehead
First Vice President/President-Elect - Vacant
Second Vice President/1st President-Elect - Amanda Blanco
Secretary - Stephanie Wilkes

LaSSAL Section

Chair - Kathy Tuminello
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect - Shayne Bertrand
Treasurer - Brenda Manning
Secretary - Jane Vidrine

Public Section

Chair - Laura-Ellen Ayres
Vice-Chair/Chair Elect - Ruth Bond
Secretary - Rebecca Cloud
Parliamentarian - Krishanna Patrick

Subject Specialists Section

Chair - Zachary Stein
Vice Chair/Chair-Elect - Janelle Zetty
Secretary - Allison Gallaspy

Trustees Section

Chair -

LLA President Patricia Brown sends most hearty thanks to all who participated.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the LLA Office by emailing or calling 225.922.4642.

Are You Interested in Volunteering at LLA's American Library Association Exhibit Booth?


Sign up to volunteer here!

This event will be a great opportunity for you to network with many attendees at ALA and a great opportunity to promote Louisiana Libraries to Librarians from across the country!

ALA is held this year at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on June 21-26. Volunteers are needed for the exhibit hall June 22-25.

LLA 2018 Legislative Day


Because of the urgency of the situation, LLA Legislative Day at the State Capitol has been changed to Wednesday, April 18th. Join us to talk with state officials and legislators about the need to maintain state pride in our institutions.

If you can't make it, please contact your state legislators directly:

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