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Committee Charge




Committee Charge

The Advocacy and Legislation Committee shall:

  1. Establish and maintain an effective legislative and advocacy network.
  2. Keep the Association informed on state and federal legislation affecting libraries.
  3. Promote legislative and advocacy support for library legislation.
  4. Encourage the understanding and involvement of membership in the legislative process.
  5. Present recommendations for legislation positions to the Board of Directors, or to the Executive Committee in between Board Meetings.
  6. In an emergency, the Advocacy and Legislation Committee may act on legislation without the formal approval of the Board, but with the consent of the President.


Committee members serve four year terms.

Committee Members

Sarah Vantrease, Sonoma County Library, Chair (2015-2019)


Jennifer Addington, Palos Verdes Library District, (2015-2019)

Stephanie Beverage, Huntington Beach Public Library, (2017-2021)

Gladstone  Bucknor, County of Los Angeles Public Library, (2015-2019)

Natalie Cole, California State Library, (N/A-N/A)

Christina DiCaro, KP Marketing Affairs, (N/A-N/A)

Michael (Mike) Dillon, KP Marketing Affairs, (N/A-N/A)

Deborah Doyle, Sonoma County Library Commissioner, (2015-2019)

Michael Eitner, Santa Clara County Library District - Saratoga, (2017-2021)

Carol Frost, Pacific Library Partnership, (2016-2020)

Cherelyn Hunt, Solano County Library, (2019-?)

Sarah Jones, Director, (2015-2019)

Sandra Levin, Executive Director, (2017-2021)

Scott Love, Yolo County Library, (2017-2021)

Greg Lucas, California State Library, (N/A-N/A)

Paymaneh Maghsoudi, Whittier Public Library, (2017-2021)

Lawrence (Larry) Meyer, San Bernardino County Law Library, (2017-2021)

Christopher Noll, Noll & Tam Architects, (2011-2016)

Michelle Perera, Pasadena Public Library, (2016-2020)

Annly Roman, California State Library, (N/A-N/A)

Rivkah Sass, Sacramento Public Library, (2015-2019)

Janet Stone, Glendora Public Library, (2015-2019)

Hillary Theyer, Torrance Public Library, (2018-2022)

Glen Warren, CSLA, (N/A-N/A)

Randy (Randall) Weaver , San Francisco Public Library, (2015-2019)

Patty Wong, Santa Monica Public Library, (2011-2020)




Sarah Vantrease, Committee Chair: