Purpose & Contact

The committee functions to

  1. Serve as the liaison between GLA and the legislative bodies of local, state and national governments
  2. Communicate desired goals of libraries to these legislatures
  3. Inform the Executive Board of pending legislation affecting libraries
  4. Coordinate Library Day activities in Atlanta and Washington

Contact the committee at advocacy@georgialibraryassociation.org .

Visit ALA Georgia to contact your representative .


A Chair and representatives from public, school, special, and academic libraries.

  • Chair: Angela Cortellino, Sequoyah Regional Library
  • Laura Burtle, Georgia State University
  • Kristin White, Georgia Public Library Service
  • Michele Robinson, Clayton County Public Library

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