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About the Leadership Team

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.

Leadership Team charge

To work with the director in pursuing the vision, fulfilling the mission and promoting the values of the Kentucky Virtual Library through:

  • Ensuring accountability to KYVL’s strategic plan
  • Commissioning, decommissioning and coordinating committees and work groups*
  • Representing membership in guiding operations and initiatives of KYVL.

Revised 10.21.2016

Makeup of 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 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
F2011-2012 KCTCS Public libraries
F2012-2013 Public libraries AIKCU
F2013-2014 AIKCU K12
F2014-2015 K12 SAALCK
F2015-2016 SAALCK KDLA
F2016-2017 KDLA KCTCS
F2017-2018 KCTCS Public libraries
F2018-2019 Public libraries AIKCU

Roster of current members

Group First Last Email Phone Office Term exp.
AIKCU Naulayne Enders o: 606.474.3276 Recorder
KDL liaison
KYVL-LIRT liaison
K12 Marty Park o: 502.564.2020 Authentication liaison  
KCTCS Sheree Williams o: 502.213.2156 Funding liaison 2021
KDLA Beth Milburn o: 502.564.8325   ex officio
KYVL Ilona Burdette o: 502.892.3073   ex officio
Publics Laura McWilliams o: 859.792.3424 Chair
Collections liaison
SAALCK David Gregory o: 606.783.5100   2019

Updated 3.13.2019

Ilona Burdette, KYVL (ex officio)
o: 502.892.3073

Naulayne Enders, AIKCU (2020)
Recorder, KDL liaison, KYVL-LIRT liaison
o: 606.474.3276

David Gregory, SAALCK (2019)
o: 606.783.5100

Laura McWilliams, chair, Public libraries (2020)
Chair, Collections liaison
o: 859.792.3424

Beth Milburn, KDLA (ex officio)
o: 502.564.8325

Marty Park, K12
Authentication liaison
o: 502.564.2020

Sheree Williams, KCTCS (2021)
Funding liaison
o: 502.213.2156

Updated 1.21.2019

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