Purpose of Communications Committee: 

To improve communication regarding library news, resources, events, and publications via the OLA Hotline (issued monthly) and the Oregon Library Association Quarterly Journal (issued 4 times per year).


The Communications Committee has the following duties:

  • Solicit news from OLA Board and units in order to provide timely ways to communicate with members concerning OLA activities and to report OLA's official actions.
  • Report news of Oregon librarians, library staff members, and library activities.
  • Report local, regional, and national news that affects the Oregon library community, including legislative actions.
  • Present information on significant materials of local and regional interest.
  • Committee Chair will serve as ex officio member of the Publications Committee.
  • Edit material according to criteria developed.
  • Forward material to Web Member Manager for web posting.

Committee Members:

Charles Wood, Aloha Community Library, (email) - Chair, OLA Quarterly Coordinator/Editor
Gretchen Kolderup, St Helens Public Library (email) Co-editor

Rachel Kenny, Oregon State University (email), OLA Quarterly Editor
Jane Scheppke, Crook County Library (email) - OLA Quarterly Editor
Lynne Stahl, Multnomah County Library (email) - OLA Quarterly Editor
Jenn Weston, Pioneer Pacific College (email) - OLA Quarterly Editor
Sara Bystrom, Pacific Northwest College of Art (email) -  OLA Calendar Coordinator


See the latest issue of the OLA Hotline, click here for archives before March 1, 2008.