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Council Members 2022 - 2023




Isa Small - Chair

Professional Member, L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library, Term ends 7.01.2024

Ellen Kupfer - COLAND Vice-Chair

Public Member, Kenosha, Term ends 7.01.2025

Terri Muraski - Secretary 

Professional Member, UW Stevens Point, Term ends 7.01.2024

Joshua Klingbeil - Member at Large

Public Member, Wisconsin Valley Library Service, Term ends 7.01.2025



Amy Thornton

Professional Member, Madison, Term ends 7.01.2025

Amy Beth Bahena -Ettner

Professional Member, Green Bay Area Public School District, Term ends 7.01.2025

Andi Cloud

Public Member, Oneida, Term ends 7.01.2025

Charmaine Sprengelmeyer-Podein

Public Member, Madison, Term ends 7.01.2023

Christinna Young Gene Swearingen

Professional Member, Ladysmith, 7.01.2025

Dennis Myers

Public Member, Germantown, Term ends 7.01.2024

Jaime Healy-Plotkin

Public Member, Madison, Term ends 7.01.2025

Joan Schneider

Public Member, Appleton, Term ends 7.01.2023

Kristi Williams

Public Member, Cottage Grove, Term ends 7.01.2025

Michael Otten

Public Member, Wausau, Term ends 7.01.2023

Miriam Erickson

Public Member, Fish Creek, Term ends 7.01.2023

Nick Dimassis

Professional Member, Beloit Public Library, Term ends 7.01.2023

Rachel Thomas

Professional Member, Amery Area Public Library, Term ends 7.01.2025

Robert Lee Nunez II

Professional Member, Kenosha Public Library, Term ends 7.01.2025

Terrence Berres

Public Member, Franklin, Term ends 7.01.2023








Professional members are library science, audiovisual and informational science professionals representative of various types of libraries and information services, including public libraries, public library systems, school libraries, public and private academic libraries, special libraries and library educators. Public members are individuals who have demonstrated an interest in libraries or other types of information services.  (Wis. Stat. § 15.377[6])

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Text updated August 2022; map to be update TBD

For questions about this information, contact Allyson Hanz (608) 264-6702