Library Development & Legislation Committee

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  • Volunteering to serve on the Library Development & Legislation or Library Legislative Day Committees

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  • Keeping informed about library legislative issues
Library Development and Legislation Committee (LD&L)

The committee, which meets bimonthly to discuss current legislative issues and goals:

  • Includes representatives from the Wisconsin Educational Media & Technology Association and a Federal Legislative Advocate to monitor and communicate about federal issues

  • Hosts a program at the WLA Conference where member concerns and opinions are sought

  • Recommends an annual legislative agenda and positions on specific issues to the WLA Board

  • Periodically schedules meetings of library stakeholder organizations in the state to help accomplish legislative goals.

If new issues arise unexpectedly, the WLA President, in consultation with the LD&L Chair and Executive Director, may take positions on behalf of the association.

2017 LD&L Co-Chairs:
Kathy Pletcher 

Connie Meyer

Articles, Press Releases & Related Media

Minutes of LD&L Committee Meetings