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Leadership Development Committee: Home

Committee Members

2021 Committee Members:

  • Ericka Raber (Chair) - Dubuque Community School District
  • Julie Finch - Urbandale Public Library
  • Jennie Garner - North Liberty Community Library
  • Misty Gray - State Library of Iowa
  • Ellen Hampe-Alexander - Coralville Public Library
  • Trisha Hicks - State Library of Iowa
  • Andrew Hoppmann - Lied Public Library
  • Meghan Klein-Hewett - Ames Public Library
  • Nancy Medema - State Library of Iowa
  • Amy Muchmore - Carnegie-Stout Public Library
  • Jill O'Neil - Clinton Community College
  • Michelle Patrick - Indianola Public Library
  • Kay Runge - KK Runge Consultants
  • Holly Sealine - Norwalk Easter Public Library
  • Staci Stanton - Knoxville Public Library
  • Nicole Terry - Newton Public Library
  • Constance Wade - University of Iowa

Annual Report

2021 Virtual Refreshing Leaders Workshop

The ILA Leadership Development Committee is hosting a virtual Refreshing Leaders workshop that will offer ILA Leadership Institute alumni a chance to revisit leadership concepts and reflect on their roles as leaders in Iowa libraries and organizations. Topics to be addressed at the workshop were generated from a survey of ILA Leadership Alumni, and include: the leader's work as change agent, making effective decisions, leadership development and more! Maureen Sullivan will be our facilitator.
This will be a two-day virtual event on July 28 and 29, with two three-hour workshops, and a 1.5-hour orientation meeting two weeks prior to the event.

July 14 (1.5-hour orientation) --  1:00-2:30pm
July 28 (3-hour session) -- 1:00-4:00pm
July 29 (3-hour session) -- 1:00-4:00pm

Attendance is limited to 40 participants and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Spots are still available!

Please complete the online registration form here, and submit payment of $50 by July 14, 2021.
Payment options: Online after completing this form OR mail to:
            Iowa Library Association, 6919 Vista Drive, West Des Moines IA  50266

 If you or your library has concerns about making the payment by that date, please reach out to Ericka and/or ILA administrators, Jeremy Clark or Randi Malone (admin@iowalibraryassociation.org).

For questions, please contact Ericka Raber

Committee Charge

Actively identify and provide traditional and innovative opportunities for professional and leadership development for ILA members.  Communicate and partner with other ILA committees and Executive Board.