The KYVL Leadership Team (LT) serves as principal liaison between member constituencies and the Kentucky Virtual Library. LT is active in overseeing strategic planning and initiatives; in guiding the work of the funding, collections and other work groups; and in communicating with KYVL membership.
To work with the director in pursuing the vision, fulfilling the mission and promoting the values of the Kentucky Virtual Library through:
The Leadership Team reviews the composition of each work group, including representatives named by each constituent group, in an effort to ensure that membership is complete and in keeping with each group's formal outline.
In coordinating committee and work group rosters, Leadership Team members serve as liaisons to the constituencies they represent. The KYVL executive director serves as liaison for nonaffililated academic libraries and special libraries, which do not have direct representation on the Leadership Team.
The KYVL Leadership Team consists of six voting members and the KYVL executive director. Voting members must represent or work with current member institutions. LT members serve ex officio or through appointment by the constituencies they represent. Appointed members serve three-year terms that begin July 1.
|Group||No. of reps||Selecting body||Membership requirements|
|AIKCU||1||AIKCU Library Directors||Dean or director|
|K12||1||(Leadership Team)||KDE / K12 librarian or administrator|
|KCTCS||1||KCTCS Library Directors||Dean or director|
|KDLA||1||State librarian & commissioner|
|KYVL executive director||1||ex officio||Non-voting|
|Public libraries||1||KPLA Executive Board||Executive director|
|SAALCK||1||SAALCK Library Directors||Dean or director|
Affirmed by LT 12.16.2016
Leadership Team has two officers, chair and chair elect with recorder duties. Offices rotate among member groups according to the schedule below. Terms begin July 1.
|Term of office (July 1 - June 30)||Chair||Recorder / Chair elect|
James Allen, K12 (ex officio)
Ilona Burdette, KYVL (ex officio)
Naulayne Enders, AIKCU (2023)
Chair, KDL liaison
David Gregory, SAALCK (2022)
Laura McWilliams, Public libraries (2020)
Beth Milburn, KDLA (ex officio)
Sheree Williams, KCTCS (2021)