Monday, August 8, 2016

Get to know the board! Jen Keltner

Jen Keltner is in her third year as the Muscatine HS Teacher Librarian. She previously taught 6th and 8th grade English at ADM Middle School in Adel, IA and Tipton Middle School. She graduated with her English Education degree from Iowa State University in December 2006 and her School Library Studies degree from the University of Northern Iowa in December 2014. She currently lives in Columbus Junction where her husband, Kasey, is a teacher and coach. This past July they celebrated their daughter Eloise's first birthday.

Jen began her role as Secretary/Treasurer in January 2016. What exactly does that mean? Well, here are her duties!

This is an elected three-year position.

  • Keep a ledger of all financial documents to compare with ILA records.
  • Attend all board meetings and create minutes for each meeting.
  • Before each board and membership meeting, obtain financial statements for the association from the ILA web site and Executive Secretary and prepare to give a financial report of income, expenditures, and balance.
  • Before each board and membership meeting, distribute to the officers and board members a draft of the minutes of the preceding meeting to be approved.
  • Submit at the end of the year to the ILA Executive Secretary copies of all approved meeting minutes and other documents for the ILA Archives.
  • Provide successor with one-year set of minutes and reports.

Sound like something you'd be interested in? Consider running for this position in 2019, or express interest in another role by filling out this form!