Selection Committee


The selection committee consists of two representatives from each of the 16 public library systems in Wisconsin. There are 22 selectors of adult materials and 10 selectors of young adult and children's materials.  The selection committee meets on a monthly basis. For detailed information on materials and genres collected, please see the WPLC Collection Policy.


  • Michelle Dennis, Arrowhead/Hedberg Public Library 
  • Rosalia Slawson, Monarch/Cedarburg Public Library 
  • Annie Bahringer, Monarch/WJ Niederkorn Library
  • Vacant, Indianhead 
  • Renee Ponzio, Indianhead/L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
  • Irene Scherer, Kenosha County/Community Library
  • Vacant, Kenosha County 
  • Jennifer Puccini, Lakeshores/Waterford PL 
  • Ruhama Kordatzky Bahr, Lakeshores/Rochester PL
  • Chris Hamburg, Manitowoc-Calumet/Lester Public Library
  • Terry Ehle, Manitowoc-Calumet/Lester Public Library 
  • Lisa Steckhahn,  Milwaukee County/West Allis Public Library
  • Jacki Potratz, Milwaukee County/Milwaukee Public Library-Central
  • Kristie Wilson, Nicolet/Shawano City-County Library
  • Dale Cropper, Nicolet/Brown County Library
  • Shirley Miller, Northern Waters/Vaughn Public Library 
  • Lisa LePlavy Jablonski, Northern Waters/Vaughn Public Library
  • Anne Paterson, OWLS/OWLS
  • Elizabeth Ducharme, OWLS/Appleton Public Library
  • Kelly Allen, South Central/Oregon Public Library
  • Katie Hanson, South Central/Madison Public Library
  • Nancy Ashmore, SWLS/Prairie du Chien
  • Vacant, SWLS 
  • Cathy Tuttrup, Bridges/Brookfield Public Library
  • Kaushalya Iyengar, Bridges/Waukesha Public Library 
  • Jessica Schoonover, Winding Rivers/Shirley M. Wright Memorial Library
  • Deen Layland, Winding Rivers/La Crosse County Library-Holmen
  • Nicole Hardina-Wilhelm, Winnefox/Neenah Public Library
  • Amanda O'Neal, Winnefox/Winneconne Public Library
  • Katie Zimmermann,  Wisconsin Valley/Marathon County Public Library
  • Loralee Petersen, Wisconsin Valley/Withee Public Library

Policies and Procedures

Selection Guideline Webinars