WYOMING LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

ALA Councilor & MPLA Representative

WLA holds a chapter membership in the American Library Association (ALA) and an association membership in the Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA).

A councilor to represent WLA in the American Library Association is elected in accordance with ALA bylaws by all voting members of WLA. The ALA Councilor also serves as WLA's Intellectual Freedom Advisor. The ALA Councilor serves for three years, beginning at the conclusion of the ALA annual conference that follows WLA's election for the office. If a vacancy occurs, the WLA Executive Board may appoint a qualified person to fill the position until the next WLA general election.

A representative to MPLA is elected in accordance with MPLA bylaws by all voting members of WLA. The MPLA Representative serves for three years, beginning at the conclusion of the WLA meeting that follows the election for the office. If a vacancy occurs, the WLA Executive Board may appoint a qualified person to fill the position until the next WLA general election.

The ALA Councilor and MPLA Representative act as liaisons, interpreting the wishes and policies of WLA to these organizations, and interpreting the wishes and policies of these organizations to WLA. They make all WLA members aware of critical issues as they arise so that members may respond in a timely manner. In addition, each representative submits a written report to WLA members at the annual official business meeting.

MPLA Representative

Judi Boyce (2021-2023)
Sublette County Library
(307) 367-6722


MPLA's monthly Chew and Chat sessions are held monthly on the last Wednesday at noon (Mountain time). You do not have to be a member of MPLA to attend although you will need to register. Attendees bring topics to discuss.


2020-2021
2020-10 MPLA report


2015-2016
2015-09 MPLA report

2009-2010
2009-09 MPLA report

2007-2008
2007-09 MPLA report

2006-2007
2007-02 MPLA report
2006-09 MPLA report

2005-2006
2006-02 MPLA report
2005-10 MPLA report

2004-2005
2005-02 MPLA report
2004-10 MPLA report

2003-2004
2004-02 MPLA report

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