The PLA Conference is the premier professional development event for public librarians, public library workers, trustees, Friends, library vendors, and others with an interest in public libraries.
PLA 2014 will be held March 11-15, 2014 at the Indiana Convention Center located in the heart of the Indianapolis at 100 S. Capitol Avenue. PLA 2014 will provide opportunities to learn new ideas, share success stores, hear best practices, and meet colleagues from across the county and around the world.
PLA 2014 Conference Committee
Chair: Larry Neal, director, Clinton-Macomb (Mich.) Public Library
Carolyn Anthony, director, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library
James Cooper, director, Salt Lake County (Utah ) Library Services
Meller Langford, deputy director of Public Services, Houston (Texas) Public Library
Jackie Nytes, director, Indianapolis (Ind.) Public Library
Eva Poole, chief of staff, District of Columbia Public Library
Rivkah Sass, director, Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library
Marcia Warner, director, Grand Rapids (Mich.) Public Library
PLA Conference Program Subcommittee
Chair: Georgia Lomax, deputy director, Pierce County (Wash.) Library System
Marissa Alcorta, branch manager, Pima County (Ariz.) Public Library
Ronald Block, circulation services coordinator, Jacksonville (Fla.) Public Library
Kimberlee DeNero-Ackroyd, deputy director, Cleveland Heights-University Heights (Ohio) Public Library
Deborah Duke, collection management administrator, Fort Worth (Texas) Library
Jennifer Ferriss, bibliographic database specialist, Southern Adirondack Library System, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Toby Greenwalt, virtual services coordinator, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library
Gregg Grisa, librarian II, Southwest Library Branch, District of Columbia Public Library
Kendi Kelley, advisory board member, Jessamine County (Ky.) Public Library
Kevin King, head of Patron Services & IT, Kalamazoo (Mich.) Public Library
Martina Kominiarek, executive director, (Pa.) Bucks County Free Library
Portia Latalladi, youth librarian, Chicago (Ill.) Public Library
Candelaria Mendoza, community engagement manager, Mid-Columbia Libraries, Kennewick, Wash.
Pam Sandlian Smith, director, Anythink Libraries, Adams County, Colo.
PLA Conference Local Arrangements Subcommittee
Chair: Jackie Nytes, director, Indianapolis (Ind.) Public Library