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COSLA's membership consists solely of these top library officers of the states and territories, variously designated as state librarian, director, commissioner or executive secretary. It provides a continuing mechanism for dealing with the problems and challenges faced by the heads of the state agencies which are responsible for statewide library development.

 

Alabama
Nancy Pack
Alabama Public Library Service
npack[at]apls.state.al.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Alabama

 

Alaska
Patience Frederiksen
Alaska State Library, Archives & Museums
patience.frederiksen[at]alaska.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Alaska

 

American Samoa
Justin Maga
Feleti Barstow Public Library
justinmaga[at]gmail.com
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in American Samoa

 

Arizona
Holly Henley
Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records
hhenley[at]azlibrary.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Arizona

 

Arkansas
Jennifer Chilcoat
Arkansas State Library
jennifer.chilcoat[at]library.arkansas.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Arkansas

 

California
Greg Lucas
California State Library
Greg.Lucas[at]library.ca.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in California

 

Colorado
Debbie MacLeod
Colorado State Library
Macleod_D[at]cde.state.co.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Colorado

 

Connecticut
Deborah Schander
Connecticut State Library
Deborah.Schander[at]ct.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile 
Directory of Public Libraries in Connecticut

 

Delaware
Annie Norman
Delaware Division of Libraries
annie.norman[at]state.de.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Delaware

 

District of Columbia
Richard Reyes-Gavilan
District of Columbia Public Library
rrg[at]dc.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile 
Directory of Public Libraries in District of Columbia

 

Florida
Amy Johnson
Division of Library and Information Services
amy.johnson[at]dos.myflorida.com
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Florida

 

Georgia
Julie Walker
Georgia Public Library Services
jwalker[at]georgialibraries.org
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Georgia
 

Hawaii
Stacey Aldrich
Hawaii State Public Library System
stacey.aldrich[at]librarieshawaii.org
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Hawaii
 

Idaho
Stephanie Bailey-White
Idaho Commission for Libraries
Stephanie.Bailey-White[at]libraries.idaho.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Idaho
 

Illinois
Greg McCormick
Illinois State Library
gmccormick[at]ilsos.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Illinois
 

Indiana
Jacob Speer
Indiana State Library
jspeer[at]library.in.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Indiana
 

Iowa
Michael Scott
State Library of Iowa
michael.scott[at]lib.state.ia.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Iowa
 

Kansas
Eric Norris
Kansas State Library
eric.norris[at]ks.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Kansas
 

Kentucky
Terry Manuel
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
terry.manuel[at]ky.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Kentucky
 

Louisiana
Rebecca Hamilton
State Library of Louisiana
rhamilton[at]crt.la.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Louisiana
 

Maine
James Ritter
Maine State Library
james.ritter[at]maine.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Maine
 

Maryland
Irene Padilla
Maryland State Library
irene.padilla[at]maryland.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Maryland
 

Massachusetts
James Lonergan
Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners
james.lonergan[at]state.ma.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Massachusetts
 

Michigan
Randy Riley
Library of Michigan
rileyr1[at]michigan.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Michigan
 

Minnesota
Daron Korte (Interim)
Minnesota Department of Education, State Library Services
Daron.Korte[at]state.mn.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Minnesota
 

Mississippi
Hulen Bivins
Mississippi Library Commission
hbivins[at]mlc.lib.ms.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Mississippi
 

Missouri
Robin Westphal
Missouri State Library
robin.westphal[at]sos.mo.ogov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Missouri
 

Montana
Jennie Stapp
Montana State Library
jstapp2[at]mt.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Montana
 

Nebraska
Rod Wagner
Nebraska Library Commission
rod.wagner[at]nebraska.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Nebraska
 

Nevada
Mike Strom
Nevada State Library, Archives & Public Records
mstrom[at]admin.nv.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Nevada
 

New Hampshire
Michael York
New Hampshire State Library
Michael.C.York[at]dcr.nh.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in New Hampshire
 

New Jersey
Jennifer R. Nelson
New Jersey State Library
jnelson[at]njstatelib.org
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in New Jersey
 

New Mexico
Eli Guinnee
New Mexico State Library
eli.guinnee[at]state.nm.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in New Mexico
 

New York
Lauren Moore
New York State Library
Lauren.Moore[at]nysed.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in New York
 

North Carolina
Timothy Owens
State Library of North Carolina
Timothy.Owens[at]ncdcr.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in North Carolina
 

North Dakota
Mary J. Soucie
North Dakota State Library
msoucie[at]nd.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries Not Available
 

Northern Mariana Islands 
Erlinda Naputi
State Library of the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands
ecnaputi[at]gmail.com
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Northern Mariana Islands
 

Ohio
Wendy Knapp
State Library of Ohio
wknapp[at]library.ohio.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Ohio
 

Oklahoma
Melody Kellogg
Oklahoma Department of Libraries
melody.kellogg[at]libraries.ok.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Oklahoma
 

Oregon
Nancy Hoover
State Library of Oregon
nancy.hoover[at]slo.oregon.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon
 

Pennsylvania
Susan Banks
Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth
sbanks[at]pa.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Pennsylvania
 

Rhode Island
Karen Mellor
Rhode Island Office of Library & Information Services
Karen.Mellor[at]olis.ri.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Rhode Island
 

South Carolina
Leesa M. Aiken
South Carolina State Library
laiken[at]statelibrary.sc.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in South Carolina
 

South Dakota
Brenda Hemmelmann
South Dakota State Library
brenda.hemmelman[at]state.sd.us
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in South Dakota
 

Tennessee
Charles Sherrill
Tennessee State Library & Archives
Chuck.Sherrill[at]tn.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Tennessee

 

Texas
Mark Smith
Texas State Library & Archives Commission
msmith[at]tsl.texas.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Texas
 

Utah
Chaundra Johnson
Utah State Library 
crjohns[at]utah.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Utah

Vermont
Jason Broughton
Vermont Department of Libraries
Jason.Broughton[at]vermont.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Vermont

Virginia
Sandra Treadway
Library of Virginia
Sandra.Treadway[at]lva.virginia.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Virginia

 

Washington
Sara Jones
Washington State Library
sara.jones[at]sos.wa.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Washington
 

West Virginia
Karen Goff
West Virginia Library Commission
karen.e.goff[at]wv.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in West Virginia

Wisconsin
Kurt Kiefer
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Libraries & Technology
kurt.kiefer[at]dpi.wi.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Wisconsin

Wyoming
Jamie Markus
Wyoming State Library
jamie.markus[at]wyo.gov
Institute of Museum & Library Services Profile
Directory of Public Libraries in Wyoming